Kentucky Trout Stocking Time

Attention Kentuckians and anyone wise enough to fish in the Bluegrass State: Weary of winter and anxious to fish? The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is pumping trout into areas waters. Get out and catch some.


Jefferson County waters Miles Park Lakes 3 and 4, Green Heron, Angler and Fisherman’s Park Lakes 3 and 4 along with Meade County’s Otter Creek and others were stocked Thursday, Feb. 20. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, Jefferson County’s Tom Wallace, Waverly, Watterson and Cherokee Park lakes are scheduled to receive 1,250, 1,250, 750 and 750 trout each.

Other Kentucky counties getting trout include Boyle, Anderson, Franklin, Fayette, Jessamine, Warren, Marshall, McCracken, Hopkins, Union, Henderson, Harlan, Lincoln, Mercer, Knox, Bell, Marion, Nelson, Madison, Montgomery, Scott, Grayson, Daviess, Kenton, Campbell, Grant and Boone.

Stockings across the state are scheduled through Wednesday of next week. Click on the agency’s website for details.

Kentucky’s sport license year begins March 1. You will need a 2014-15 fishing license and a trout stamp to keep trout.