Wildlife Conservation Trout License Plate

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Stocked Trout Fishing: Public Input Wanted

VDGIF and Virginia Tech's Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation have initiated a process to develop a statewide Stocked Trout Management Plan. The Virginia Stocked Trout Management Plan will be designed to provide broad guidance on policies for addressing the complex management challenges and issues related to producing desirable fishing experiences for stocked trout. Learn more »

Trout Stocking Schedule


*Please be aware that the Saturday stocking announcements are automated and may be inaccurate. Stockings are subject to be delayed due to weather or unexpected logistical constraints, but the Saturday announcement cannot be adjusted until the following Monday. Thank you.
Clinch Mountain, Crooked Creek, Douthat Lake & Wilson Creek are fee fishing areas.
In addition to a freshwater fishing license, a daily permit
is required beginning the first Saturday in April.
Refer to Fee Fishing Areas for additional information.

May 31, 2016

This information will be on the website at the earliest possible time on Monday through Friday, depending on availability of server. You may also call (434) 525-3474 after 4:00 PM for a voice message on those days.

The week of May 28, 2016:

Counties and localities are in bold.

Bath Co.
Douthat Lake and Wilson Creek (Fee Area) (5/31)
Carroll Co.
Crooked Creek (5/28)
Little Reed Island Creek (5/28)
Patrick Co.
Dan River (Below Powerhouse) (5/31)
Wythe Co.
Rural Retreat Lake Pond (5/31)

Last updated: May 31, 2016