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60 Waters Stocked With Trout in January

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV — In the month of January, 60 waters were stocked with trout throughout West Virginia. Trout stockings will increase in February and continue through spring. Updates are posted online at

Waters stocked this month are listed below:

Week of Jan. 3:

  • Chief Logan Pond
  • Curtisville Lake
  • Gandy Creek
  • Greenbrier River (Marlinton section)
  • Huey Lake
  • James P Bailey Lake
  • Larenim Park Lake
  • Laurel Fork (Randolph)
  • New Creek
  • North Fork Patterson Creek
  • North Fork South Branch
  • Pennsboro Reservoir
  • Shavers Fork (upper)
  • South Branch (Franklin)
  • Spruce Knob Lake
  • Tracy Lake

Week of Jan. 10:

  • Anthony Creek
  • Barboursville Lake
  • Bullskin Run
  • Cacapon Park Lake
  • Cedar Creek Lake
  • Chief Cornstalk Lake
  • Deegan Lake
  • Elk River
  • Elk River (C&R)
  • Evitts Run
  • Fitzpatrick Lake
  • Hinkle Lake
  • Howards Creek
  • Hurricane Reservoir
  • Knapps Creek
  • Krodel Lake
  • Laurel Fork Lake
  • Lick Creek Pond
  • Little Beaver Lake
  • Middle Creek (Berkeley)
  • Miletree Lake
  • Mill Creek (Berkeley)
  • Mountwood Park Lake
  • North Bend Tailwaters
  • Opequon Creek
  • Pendleton Lake
  • Rocky Marsh Run
  • Thomas Park Lake
  • Turkey Run Lake
  • Watoga Lake
  • Wayne Dam

Week of Jan. 17:

  • Kings Creek
  • Tomlinson Run
  • Tomlinson Run Lake

Week of Jan. 24:

  • Conaway Run Lake
  • Lost River
  • Middle Wheeling Creek (delayed harvest)
  • North Fork Fishing Creek
  • Rollins Lake
  • South Branch (Catch & Release)
  • South Branch (Smoke Hole)
  • South Fork Fishing Creek
  • Trout Run
  • Waites Run

While fishing for trout in West Virginia, all anglers 15 and older are required to have a West Virginia fishing license, trout stamp and valid form of identification. To learn more about West Virginia’s fishing regulations, visit To purchase a fishing license and trout stamps, visit

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