2023 Trout Stocking For Broome County New York Has Begun
Spring is here, and it's time to say goodbye to March. Good riddance I say. Time for warmer temperatures and (hopefully) lots of sunshine ahead.
And for those of your who love to fish, the main Trout Season begins in New York State on Saturday, April 1st., although catch-and-release trout fishing is allowed in most New York State waters throughout the year. If you are looking for the best fishing streams in the State of New York, visit the Best Fishing in America website.
Area waterways will be dotted with anglers happy to be back for the season. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has and continues to stock area waterways with trout for the 2023 season. The NYS DEC notes that trout are stocked with the help of the County Federated Sportsmen.
Here's what the NYS DEC has done so far, and what they plan on stocking for Broome County. Keep in mind, these are estimates of stock numbers and times. Weather and other conditions may alter the schedule and amount. Happy Fishing!
Chenango Lake in Fenton
Stocked 5100 8-inch Rainbow Trout in March, and will stock another 3000 in April and 3000 in May.
East Branch Nanticoke Creek in Maine
The 3rd week of March - 18 - 12 to 15-inch Brown Trout stocked along with 158 - 9 to 10-inch Brown Trout.
Finch Hollow Site 1 (Overbrook) in Union
In April 1000 8-inch Rainbow trout will be stocked.
Greenwood Lake in Nanticoke
In April 2000 8-ich Rainbow Trout will be stocked.
Little Choconut in Chenango
Sometime this spring, 200 8-inch Rainbow Trout will be stocked.
Nanticoke 7a in Maine
In April, 600 8-inch Rainbow Trout will be stocked.
Nanticoke Creek in Maine
During the 3rd week of March 1778 9 to 10-inch Brown Trout were stocked, along with 197 12 to 15-inch Brown Trout.
Nanticoke Creek in Union
In the 3rd week of March, 840 9 to 10-inch Brown Trout were stocked along with 93 12 to 15-inch Brown Trout.
Nanticoke Creet in Lisle
This May 2300 8-inch Rainbow Trout will be stocked.
Oquaga Creek in Sanford
During the first week of April, 266 12 to 15-inch Brown trout will be stocked as well as 2394 9 to 10-inch Brown Trout.
Palmers Pond in Sanford
This spring, 200 8-inch Rainbow Trout will be stocked.
Patterson Pond in Union
This April, 800 8-inch Rainbow Trout will be stocked.