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Pennsylvania Trout Stocking Schedule (2022)

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Updated: January 22, 2022

Pennsylvania Trout Stocking Schedule 2022

The Keystone State is known to have quite a few quality fisheries. Each year, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stocks millions of adult trout in waters throughout the state. 2022 will likely see another massive year of trout stocking. Be sure to check back daily for regular updates.

The Pennsylvania FBC has announced that regular trout stocking is scheduled throughout the year, but dates have not been confirmed yet.

In 2021, over 4.2 million trout (including brown, rainbow, and brook) were stocked in lakes and streams. Over 13,000 were considered “trophy” size. This is a trend that has been consistent for the past couple years.

Known for having some of the best trout fishing in the entire country, Pennsylvania stocked incredible numbers in Spring 2020. Some highlights include:

  • Over 1,000 streams (spanning roughly 4,600) miles were stocked
  • 130 lakes (covering over 7,000 acres) were also stocked
  • 68% rainbow trout, 21% brown trout, and 11% brook trout were stocked
  • Approximately 3.2 million adults trout (from eight hatcheries) were released into public water
  • Roughly an additional million trout are stocked by cooperative nurseries

As of Fall 2020, roughly over 13,000 trophy trout have been recorded this year.

That said, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission also stocks numerous fisheries during the late Fall and Winter months each year. This is done to promote fishing during less crowded periods of the year. For anyone who has fished Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or even Ohio in the Fall, you also know that the scenery is absolutely gorgeous during the later periods of the year.

Where Are Trout Stocked in Pennsylvania?

In 2020, Pennsylvania added fisheries like Cold Stream, Donegal Lake, Deer Creek, Minsi Lake, Swift Run, East Fork Sinnemahoning Creek, and Chapman Dam Reservoir to its list of stocked waters.

Conversely, Whipple Lake, Sheppard-Meyers Reservoir, Brooks Run, Akeley Run, East Fork Sinnemahoning Creek, and Swift Run were scheduled to be removed from Pennsylvania’s trout stocking schedule in 2020.

For those looking for fresh trout stocking in the colder months of the year, there is good news! Pennsylvania will be stocking dozens of waters between late September and mid-December 2020.

If you plan on fishing for trout in Pennsylvania, make sure to check out some of the best trout fishing reels before you go!

See the dates and fisheries below for scheduled trout stocking in Pennsylvania for Winter/Spring 2021

October, November, and December 2021

LocationsStocking Date
Youghiogheny River2021-09-09 00:00:00
Little Pine Creek2021-10-04 00:00:00
Little Pine Lake2021-10-04 00:00:00
First Fork Sinnemahoning Creek2021-10-05 00:00:00
Kettle Creek2021-10-05 00:00:00
Lyman Run Reservoir2021-10-05 00:00:00
Janesville Dam2021-10-08 00:00:00
Parker Lake2021-10-08 00:00:00
Laurel Run Reservoir2021-10-21 00:00:00
Briar Creek Lake2021-10-01 00:00:00
Lackawanna Lake2021-10-01 00:00:00
Merli-Sarnoski Park Lake2021-10-01 00:00:00
Roaring Brook2021-10-01 00:00:00
Chest Creek2021-10-12 00:00:00
Poe Lake2021-10-12 00:00:00
Pine Creek2021-10-12 00:00:00
Tulpehocken Creek2021-10-13 00:00:00
Tulpehocken Creek2021-10-13 00:00:00
Cold Stream Dam2021-10-13 00:00:00
East Branch Brandywine Creek2021-10-13 00:00:00
Shaggers Inn Pond2021-10-13 00:00:00
Ridley Creek2021-10-13 00:00:00
Ridley Creek2021-10-13 00:00:00
Lake Luxembourg2021-10-14 00:00:00
Clark Creek2021-10-14 00:00:00
Quittapahilla Creek2021-10-14 00:00:00
Lake Took A While2021-10-14 00:00:00
Minsi Lake2021-10-14 00:00:00
Little Buffalo Lake2021-10-15 00:00:00
Scotts Run Lake2021-10-18 00:00:00
Little Lehigh Creek2021-10-18 00:00:00
Oil Creek2021-10-18 00:00:00
Deer Creek2021-10-19 00:00:00
Lower Deer Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Middle Deer Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Pine Creek2021-10-19 00:00:00
West Deer Lake - upper deer lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Raccoon Lake - main lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Duman Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Lake Rowena2021-10-19 00:00:00
Indian Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Keystone Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Loyalhanna Creek2021-10-19 00:00:00
Mammoth Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Northmoreland Lake2021-10-19 00:00:00
Buffalo Creek2021-10-20 00:00:00
Harbar Acres Lake2021-10-20 00:00:00
Cummings Reservoir - blue spruce lake2021-10-20 00:00:00
Pennypack Creek2021-10-20 00:00:00
Donegal Lake2021-10-20 00:00:00
Twin Lakes Number One Reservoir - lower
twin lake
2021-10-20 00:00:00
Twin Lakes Number Two Reservoir -upper
twin lake
2021-10-20 00:00:00
East Branch Perkiomen Creek2021-10-21 00:00:00
Levittown Lake2021-10-21 00:00:00
Shenango River2021-10-21 00:00:00
Canonsburg Lake2021-10-25 00:00:00
Dutch Fork Lake2021-10-26 00:00:00
Dunlap Creek Lake2021-10-27 00:00:00
Meadow Run2021-10-27 00:00:00
Laurel Hill Creek2021-10-28 00:00:00
Laurel Hill Creek2021-10-28 00:00:00
Laurel Hill Lake2021-10-28 00:00:00
Dunbar Creek2021-10-29 00:00:00
Virgin Run Lake2021-10-29 00:00:00
Hidden Lake2021-10-29 00:00:00
Tobyhanna Lake2021-10-29 00:00:00
Lower Lake2021-10-29 00:00:00
Long Pond2021-10-29 00:00:00
Upper Woods Pond2021-10-29 00:00:00
North Fork Redbank Creek2021-10-04 00:00:00
George B Stevenson Reservoir2021-10-05 00:00:00
Kettle Creek Lake2021-10-05 00:00:00
Cascade Quarry2021-10-05 00:00:00
Neshannock Creek2021-10-05 00:00:00
Halfway Lake2021-10-05 00:00:00
Conewago Creek2021-10-06 00:00:00
Letterkenny Reservoir2021-10-06 00:00:00
Hunters Lake2021-10-06 00:00:00
Mountain Lake2021-10-07 00:00:00
Muddy Run Recreation Lake2021-10-07 00:00:00
Lake Irena2021-10-07 00:00:00
Brodhead Creek2021-10-07 00:00:00
Tuscarora Lake2021-10-07 00:00:00
Hamilton Lake2021-10-07 00:00:00
Muddy Creek2021-10-07 00:00:00
Moon Lake2021-10-08 00:00:00
Sylvan Lake2021-10-08 00:00:00
Bush Kill2021-10-08 00:00:00
Lackawaxen River2021-10-08 00:00:00
Cowans Gap Lake2021-11-10 00:00:00
Bradys Run Lake2021-11-18 00:00:00
Stovers Lake2021-11-02 00:00:00
Two Mile Run Reservoir - justus lake2021-11-02 00:00:00
Glade Run Lake2021-11-03 00:00:00
Laurel Lake2021-11-03 00:00:00
Antietam Reservoir2021-11-04 00:00:00
Deep Creek Dam2021-11-04 00:00:00
North Park Lake2021-12-14 00:00:00
Kaercher Creek Dam2021-12-14 00:00:00
Canoe Creek Lake2021-12-14 00:00:00
Bessemer Lake2021-12-14 00:00:00
Locust Lake2021-12-14 00:00:00
Lake Pleasant2021-12-15 00:00:00
Cloe Lake2021-12-15 00:00:00
Chapman Dam Reservoir2021-12-15 00:00:00
East Basin Pond2021-12-16 00:00:00
Upper Gravel Pit2021-12-16 00:00:00
West Basin Pond2021-12-16 00:00:00
Beechwood Lake2021-12-16 00:00:00
Bradford City Number Three Reservoir2021-12-08 00:00:00
Ridgway Reservoir2021-12-09 00:00:00
Harveys Creek2021-09-30 00:00:00
Harveys Creek2021-09-30 00:00:00
Harveys Lake2021-09-30 00:00:00
Lily Lake2021-09-30 00:00:00
Allegheny Riverwk of 10/25/2021
Youghiogheny Riverwk of 10/4/2021
Bowman Creekwk of 11/8/2021

February

February 12

  • Evitts Creek (Bedford)

February 18

  • Big Sewickley Creek (Allegheny)
  • North Fork Pine Creek (Armstrong)
  • South Fork Pine Creek (Armstrong)
  • Big Sewickley Creek (Beaver)
  • North Fork Big Sewickley Creek (Beaver)

February 19

  • Cherry Run (Armstrong)
  • Cove Creek (Bedford)

February 20

  • Buffalo Creek (Armstrong)

February 22

  • Bull Creek (Allegheny)
  • Raystown Branch Juniata River (Bedford)

February 23

  • North Fork Little Beaver Creek (Beaver)

February 25

  • Deer Creek (Allegheny)
  • Pine Creek (Allegheny)

February 26

  • Waynesboro Reservoir (Adams)

February 27

  • Conewago Creek (Adams)

March

March 1

  • Mill Creek (Beaver)
  • Traverse Creek (Beaver)
  • Gladdens Run (Bedford)
  • Little Willis Creek (Bedford)

March 2

  • Yellow Creek(Bedford)

March 4

  • Beaver Creek (Bedford)
  • Maple Creek (Bedford)
  • Sherman Valley Run (Bedford)

March 5

  • Glade Run (Armstrong)
  • Raystown Branch Juniata River (Bedford)

March 6

  • Koon Lake (Bedford)

March 8

  • North Park Lake (Allegheny)
  • North Fork Big Sewickley Creek (Beaver)

March 9

  • Clear Creek (Bedford)
  • Town Creek (Bedford)

March 11

  • Brush Creek Park Pond (Beaver)
  • South Branch Brady Run (Beaver)

March 12

  • Bobs Creek (Bedford)

March 15

  • Bermudian Creek (Adams)
  • Latimore Creek (Adams)

March 18

  • Marsh Creek (Adams)
  • Opossum Creek (Adams)

March 20

  • Buffalo Creek (Armstrong)

March 22

  • East Branch Antietam Creek (Adams)
  • Lower Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Middle Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • West Deer Lake (Allegheny)

March 23

  • Toms Creek (Adams)
  • Middle Creek (Adams)
  • Little Marsh Creek (Adams)
  • Orrtanna Pond 1 (Adams)
  • Peters Creek (Allegheny)
  • Bradys Run Lake (Beaver)

March 24

  • Carbaugh Run (Adams)
  • Conococheague Creek (Adams)
  • Cowanshannock Creek (Armstrong)

March 25

  • Flaugherty Run (Allegheny)
  • Long Run (Allegheny)
  • Montour Run (Allegheny)
  • Little Sandy Creek (Armstrong)

March 26

  • Pine Creek (Allegheny)
  • Redbank Creek (Armstrong)

March 27

  • Willis Creek (Bedford)

March 30

  • Complaner Run (Armstrong)
  • Huling Run (Armstrong)
  • Patterson Creek (Armstrong)
  • Scrubgrass Creek (Armstrong)

March 31

  • Turtle Creek (Allegheny)

April

April 1

  • Raccoon Lake (Beaver)

April 6

  • Bermudian Creek (Adams)
  • Latimore Creek (Adams)
  • Toms Creek (Adams)
  • Cherry Run (Armstrong)
  • Evitts Creek (Bedford)

April 7

  • Conococheague Creek (Adams)
  • East Branch Antietam Creek (Adams)

April 8

  • Big Sewickley Creek (Allegheny)
  • Montour Run (Allegheny)
  • Big Sewickley Creek (Beaver)

April 9

  • Brush Creek Park Pond (Beaver)
  • North Fork Little Beaver Creek (Beaver)

April 10

  • Raccoon Lake (Beaver)
  • Traverse Creek (Beaver)

April 12

  • Bull Creek (Allegheny)
  • Peters Creek (Allegheny)

April 13

  • Turtle Creek (Allegheny)
  • Clear Creek (Bedford)

April 14

  • Pine Creek (Allegheny)
  • Redbank Creek (Armstrong)
  • Raystown Branch Juniata River (Bedford)

April 15

  • Deer Creek (Allegheny)

April 17

  • Lower Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Middle Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • West Deer Lake (Allegheny)

April 19

  • Mahoning Creek (Armstrong)
  • Patterson Creek (Armstrong)
  • Town Creek (Bedford)

April 20

  • Cherry Run (Armstrong)
  • North Fork Pine Creek (Armstrong)
  • Scrubgrass Creek (Armstrong)
  • South Fork Pine Creek (Armstrong)

April 21

  • Carbaugh Run (Adams)
  • Buffalo Creek (Armstrong)
  • Beaver Creek (Bedford)
  • Yellow Creek (Bedford)

April 22

  • Conewago Creek (Adams)

April 23

  • Gladdens Run (Bedford)
  • Little Willis Creek (Bedford)

April 24

  • North Park Lake (Allegheny)
  • Bradys Run Lake (Beaver)
  • South Branch Brady Run (Beaver)
  • Raystown Branch Juniata River (Bedford)

April 26

  • Big Sewickley Creek (Allegheny)
  • Montour Run (Allegheny)
  • Peters Creek (Allegheny)
  • Big Sewickley Creek (Beaver)
  • Cove Creek (Bedford)

April 28

  • Little Marsh Creek (Adams)
  • Marsh Creek (Adams)
  • Middle Creek (Adams)
  • Opossum Creek (Adams)
  • Bobs Creek (Bedford)

April 29

  • Glade Run (Armstrong)
  • Raccoon Lake (Beaver)
  • Traverse Creek (Beaver)

May

May 3

  • Bull Creek (Allegheny)
  • Buffalo Creek (Armstrong)
  • Willis Creek (Bedford)

May 4

  • East Branch Antietam Creek (Adams)
  • Pine Creek (Allegheny)

May 5

  • Lower Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Middle Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • West Deer Lake (Allegheny)

May 6

  • Redbank Creek (Armstrong)

May 7

  • Conococheague Creek (Adams)
  • Little Sandy Creek (Armstrong)

May 10

  • North Park Lake (Allegheny)
  • Bradys Run Lake (Beaver)
  • South Branch Brady Run (Beaver)

October

October 6

  • Conewago Creek (Adams)

October 19

  • Deer Creek (Allegheny)
  • Lower Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Middle Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Pine Creek (Allegheny)
  • West Deer Lake (Allegheny)
  • Raccoon Lake (Beaver)

October 20

  • Buffalo Creek (Armstrong)

November

November 18

  • Bradys Run Lake (November)

December

December 14

  • North Park Lake (Allegheny)