Fall trout stocking has begun in New Jersey, here’s where

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – The State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has stocked the states lakes and rivers with over 21,100 trout, starting last week.

During the 2021 fall trout stocking season, two-year-old trout averaging about 14″ – 16″ in length, along with some three-year-old broodstock will be stocked in several rivers, ponds, streams and lakes throughout New Jersey.

The Division of Fish and Wildlife will put approximately 21,000 trout in the state’s major trout waters. The fish are stocked from the Pequest Trout Hatchery and stocking concludes October 20.

All fall-stocked waters may be fished as soon as they are stocked. Waterbodies stocked will be posted in our Facebook and Instagram stories and on our website after stocking is completed each day.

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Visit www.njfishandwildlife.com/flstk21.htm for updates and more information on fall trout fishing.

Purchase your license and trout stamp here: https://nj.aspirafocus.com/internetsales.

Here’s where you can catch trout this fall in New Jersey

Big Flat Brook

Black River

Colonial Lake

Crystal Lake

Giampietro Park Lake

Greenwich Lake

Grenloch Lake

Hammonton Lake

Iona Lake

Lower Echo Park Lake

Manasquan River

Mary Elmer Lake

Maurice River

Metedeconk River N/B

Metedeconk River S/B

Mill Pond

Musconetcong River

Oak Pond

Paulins Kill

Pequest River

Pohatcong Creek

Ramapo River

Raritan River N/B

Raritan River S/B

Rockaway River

Roosevelt Park Pond

Rosedale Lake – postponed due to a Harmful Algal Bloom

Schadler’s Sand Wash Lake

Speedwell Lake

Swedesboro Lake

Sylvan Lake

Toms River

Verona Park Lake

Wallkill River

Wanaque River

Woodcliff Lake