WV DNR to Stock 40,000 Golden Rainbow Trout Across the State

West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Starting today, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will stock 40,000 golden rainbow trout in 16 streams and 41 lakes across the state, including those in or close to several state parks.

This is part of the West Virginia Gold Rush, a special stocking of golden rainbow trout, from April 1st to April 6th, 2019.

The first ever Gold Rush took place in 2018 and was so successful that the state is repeating and expanding it.

The following lakes and streams are being stocked:

  • Lakes
    • Anawalt WMA
    • Barboursville
    • Bear Rocks WMA
    • Berwind WMA
    • Boley Lake (Babcock State Park)
    • Brandywine
    • Buffalo Fork
    • Cacapon Resort State Park
    • Castlemans Run Lake WMA
    • Cedar Creek State Park
    • Chief Logan State Park Ponds
    • Coopers Rock State Forest
    • Curtisville
    • Deegan
    • Edwards Run WMA
    • Fort Ashby Reservoir
    • French Creek Pond (WV State Wildlife Center)
    • Hinkle
    • Kimsey Run
    • Little Beaver State Park
    • Mason (Pedlar WMA)    Mill Creek Reservoir
    • Mountwood
    • New Creek
    • Pendleton (Blackwater Falls)
    • Pipestem Resort State Park
    • Poorhouse Pond
    • Rock Cliff
    • Rockhouse
    • Rollins WMA
    • Seneca State Forest
    • South Mill Creek
    • Spruce Knob
    • Summit
    • Teter Creek WMA
    • Thomas Park
    • Tomlinson Run State Park
    • Tuckahoe
    • Wallback WMA
    • Watoga State Park
    • Warden WMA 
  • Steams
    • Blackwater River
    • Burnsville (Tailwaters)
    • Cranberry River
    • Greenbrier River (Cass)
    • Greenbrier River (Durbin)
    • North Bend State Park Lake (Tailwaters)
    • Opequon Creek
    • R.D. Bailey (Tailwaters)
    • Shavers Fork (Lower)
    • Shavers Fork (Upper)
    • South Branch (Smoke Hole)
    • Stonewall Resort State Park (Tailwaters)
    • Sutton (Tailwaters)
    • Tygart Lake State Park (Tailwaters)
    • Wheeling Creek

More information can be found at www.wvgoldrush.com.

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