General Stocking Information
For reference, the full 2016 spring stocking schedule is available online. In addition to this page, DNR’s Fishing & Boating Services posts stocking updates on Facebook and Twitter and through its email news service. Anglers may also call 800-688-3467 and press option #1 to get a recorded weekly update (usually updated on Fridays).
Put-and-take areas have a five-trout limit and specific spring closures depending on location. Consult the Maryland Fishing Guide for closure dates and special management area restrictions.
The daily limit in areas (that are not put-and-take or special management areas) is two trout with no minimum size and no closed season, except in special trout management and put-and-take areas.
Stocking crews were able to move some fish prior to the anticipated October 9 start date, see list below. Please continue to check this site for further updates.
Reminder - If you spot poaching please place a call to our Catch a Poacher Hotline at 1-800-635-6124 - a cash reward is available for information leading to an arrest and conviction of a violator.
Felt-soled waders and wading shoes are now banned in the State of Maryland. Click here to read news item. Further information can be found through our FAQ on the felt sole ban.
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