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Trout stocking reports

Trout are stocked in city ponds and state park and recreation area lakes across the state each year.

Spring trout stocking schedule

Stocking schedules can change on short notice for a variety of reasons. Planned stockings for April are included in the table below.

This follows stockings made at 42 Nebraska water bodies in March 2023. View the complete stocking report list.

Water bodyState parkCityStock total
South Grable PondFort Robinson State ParkCrawford1,200
Middle Grable PondFort Robinson State Park Crawford600
Gilbert-Baker WMA PondGilbert-Baker WMA Harrison600
Bridgeport SRA Northwest LakeBridgeport SRA Gering1,400
Chadron SP PondChadron State ParkChadron500
Chadron City Reservoir NorthChadron1,700
Chadron City Reservoir SouthChadron1,700
North Morrill PondMorrill2,250
Middle Morrill PondMorrill450
Riverside Park PondScottsbluff900
Terry’s PitTerrytown1,500
Lake Carter P. JohnsonFort Robinson State ParkCrawford2,500
Cherry Creek Diversion PondFort Robinson State ParkCrawford250
Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course PondCurtis150
Rock Creek LakeParks1,500
Two Rivers SRA Lake No. 5Two Rivers SRAWaterloo9,600
East Branch of Verdigre CreekRoyal800
Keller Park SRA No. 4Keller Park SRAAinsworth250
Keller Park SRA No. 5Keller Park SRAAinsworth400
Sand SpringsPlum Creek Valley WMAJohnstown400
a fisheries biologist leans over with a net full of trout that he is releasing into a river in Nebraska

Fish stocking database

We’ve been stocking Nebraska water bodies with a diversity of fish species since the late 1920s. Explore the searchable database that shows which species were stocked when and where.



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