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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.

Nebraska Game and Parks stocks trout in water bodies across the state twice each year, in the spring and the fall. Stocking schedules can change on short notice for a variety of reasons. Planned stockings for spring of 2024 are included in the tables below.

Tiger Trout

Week ofWater bodyCityLocationNumber of fish
March 4Chadron State Park Pond Chadron Chadron SP500
Alliance golf course pond Alliance300
Bessey PondHalseyNebraska National Forest500
Curtis Golf Course PondCurtisArrowhead Meadows Golf Course150
Rock Creek LakeParksRock Creek SRA1,000

Rainbow Trout

Week ofWater bodyCityLocationNumber of fish
March 11CenturyLink LakeAshlandEugene T. Mahoney State Park2,500
Gretna Crossing PondGretna200
Humbolt City Park LakeHumbolt350
Pawnee City PondPawnee City300
Rotay Club LakeAuburnAuburn Fairgrounds800
Stanton LakeFalls City200
Steinhart Park East PondNebraska City800
Fremont Lakes SRA No. 2FremontFremont SRA4,500
Ponca State Park PondPoncaPonca State Park750
March 12Heartwell Park LakeHastings450
Suck’s LakeGrand Island650
Lake HalleckPapillion1,200
Weeping Water Pond 1Weeping Water1,500
Louisville SRA 1APoncaPonca State Park600
Fort Kearny SRA No. 6KearneyFort Kearny SRA1,200
Windmill SRA No. 2GibbonWindmill SRA900
Ponca State Park PondPoncaPonca State Park750
March 13Geneva PondGeneva300
Bethphage PondAxtell200
Holdrege City Lake Holdrege800
North Morrill PondMorrill2,250
Middle Morrill PondMorrill450
March 14Auble PondOrd750
Victoria Springs SRA LakeAnselmoVictoria Springs SRA1,200
Carney PondO’NeillCarney Park750
Terry’s PitTerrytownCarpenter Park1,500
Riverside Park PondScottsbluff900
March 16Ta-Ha-Zouka Park LakeNorfolkTa-Ha-Zouka Park1,500
Pawnee Park West LakeColumbusPawnee Park1,500
Neligh Park PondWest PointNeligh Park800
Holmes LakeLincolnHolmes Lake Park4,000
Lake HelenGothenburgLafayette Park2,000
Plum Creek Park LakeLexingtonPlum Creek Park1,000
March 18David City Park Pond WestDavid CityDavid City Park600
Rock Creek SRA LakeParksRock Creek SRA500
Oxford City LakeOxford City150
March 19North Platte I-80 LakeNorth Platte2,700
March 20Bridgeport SRA Middle LakeBridgeportBridgeport SRA2,000
Bridgeport SRA Northwest LakeBridgeportBridgeport SRA1,400
Additional March stockingsLake Ogallala SRAOgallalaLake Ogallala SRA10,000
Gracie Creek PondBurwell1,000
Elm CreekRed Cloud500
East Branch Verdigre CreekRoyalGrove Lake WMA1,000
Two Rivers SRA No. 5 (Trout Lake)WaterlooTwo Rivers SRA10,500
Additional April stockingsEast Branch Verdigre CreekRoyalGrove Lake WMA800
Two Rivers SRA No. 5 (Trout Lake)WaterlooTwo Rivers SRA6,000
Keller Park SRA No. 4AinsworthKeller Park SRA250
Keller Park SRA No. 5AinsworthKeller Park SRA400
Grove Lake WMA SandpitRoyalGrove Lake WMA50
Sand SpringsJohnstownPlum Creek WMA250
North Platte I-80 LakeNorth Platte2,700
Lake Ogallala SRAOgallalaLake Ogallala SRA10,000
South Grable Pond CrawfordFort Robinson SP1,200
Middle Grable PondCrawfordFort Robinson SP600
Gilbert-Baker WMA PondHarrisonGilbert-Baker WMA600
Chadron City Reservoir NorthChadron1,700
Chadron City Reservoir SouthChadron1,700
Chadron State Park PondChadronChadron State Park500
North Morrill PondMorrill2,250
Middle Morrill PondMorrill450
Riverside Park PondScottsbluff900
Bridgeport SRA Northwest LakeBridgeportBridgeport SRA1,400
Terry’s PitTerrytown1,000
Bridgeport SRA Middle LakeBridgeportBridgeport SRA2,000
Cherry Creek Diversion PondCrawfordFort Robinson State Park250
Laing LakeAllianceLaing Park1,000
Rock Creek Station SRA LakeParksRock Creek SRA1,500
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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