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Trout Heritage Day

Trout Heritage Waters for 2014

This program was added several years ago for those anglers who enjoyed and missed the old opening day. Selected waters are stocked for the first Saturday in April to create an announced stocking event.

The following waters will be stocked for Heritage Day on April 5, with the exception of the Pigg River in Franklin County, which is temporarily closed due to water quality issues.

Waterbody County
Beartree Lake Washington County
Bark Camp Lake Scott County
Clinch Mountain Fee Fishing Area* Washington County
Cripple Creek (Ravens Cliff) Wythe County
Crooked Creek Fee Fishing Area* Carroll County
Douthat Lake Fee Fishing Area* Bath County
Hawksbill Creek Page County
Jennings Creek Botetourt County
Lake Witten Tazewell County
Liberty Lake Bedford County
Lincolnshire Lake Tazewell County
Middle Fork Holston River Smyth County
Passage Creek Shenandoah County
Pedlar River (upper) Amherst County
Pigg River Franklin County
Quantico MCB Prince William County
Robinson River Madison County
Rose River Madison County
South Fork Powell River Wise County
Tinker Creek Roanoke County

* The fee fishing areas are closed to angling from March 31—April 4. Heritage Waters are closed on April 4. On April 5 fishing can begin at 9:00 A.M.