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2011 Spring Trout Weekly Stocking Schedules

Changes and updates will be posted below as necessary; changes will also noted on the 24-hour Trout Stocking Hotline, 609-633-6765.

2011 Spring Trout Allocations with Days Stocked (html)
2011 Spring Trout Allocations with Days Stocked (pdf, 32kb)

In-Season Stocking Schedules:

Week 1, April 11 - 15
Week 2, April 18 - 22
Week 3, April 25 - 29
Week 4, May 2 - 6
Week 5, May 9- 13
Week 6, May 16 - 20
Week 7, May 23 - 27

Trout Conservation Areas

Note that the following Year Round Trout Conservation Areas are not stocked as frequently as the rest of the stream due to the special regulations (one 15" trout per day, with no harvest allowed during the pre-season and in-season stocking closures that apply to each stream):

Musconetcong River - Point Mountain
Toms River
S/Br. Raritan River - Ken Lockwood Gorge
These stretches are scheduled for stocking during the pre-season period, Week 3 (April 25 - 29), Week 6 (May 16 - 20) and Week 7 (May 23 - 27). The Claremont stretch on the S/Br. Raritan River is not stocked with trout because reproducing populations of brook and brown trout are present and provide a trout fishery.

For information on where to fish, visit our pages on lakes, ponds and reservoirs and streams and rivers open to public angling.


Any deviations from the stocking schedule will be noted here and on the Trout Hotline (609-633-6765).

4/20/11 - Trout Stocking Rescheduled for Four Waters

4/18/11 - After checking USGS water levels this morning, the After checking USGS water levels this AM the following waters are NOT being stocked today due to flooding:
Hackensack River
Rockaway River
Passaic River
Russia Brook

Ponderlodge Pond (Cape May Co.) is temporarily suspended from the stocking program due to safety concerns.

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