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WVDNR Stocks Local Waters During Week of January 29

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) announced last week that the following waters were stocked during the week of January 29.
While daily trout stockings are not announced in advance, the WVDNR publishes a list of recently stocked waters at That list included the Burnsville and Sutton tailwaters as well as Stonewall Jackson tailwaters in Lewis County.
Anglers may also find out what waters have been stocked by calling the stocking hotline at 304-558-3399. In inclement weather, missed stockings are made up by either additional stocking runs or additional fish added to upcoming stocking events. For more information about trout stocking locations, anglers should check pages 14-15 in the 2024 Fishing Regulations Summary, available to download at
Other areas stocked include: Anthony Creek, Big Clear Creek, Boley Lake, Buffalo Creek (Brooke), Buffalo, Clear Fork of Guyandotte River, Cranberry River, Dillons Run, Dog Run Lake (upper and lower sections), East River, Edwards Run Pond, Fort Ashby Reservoir, Glade Creek of Mann, Glady Fork, Greenbrier River (Cass), Greenbrier River (Marlinton), Howards Creek, Indian Rocks Lake, Knapps Creek, Larenim Park Lake, Little Clear Creek, Lost River, Marsh Fork, Meadow Creek (Summers), Middle Wheeling Lake, Mill Creek (Hampshire), Mill Creek Reservoir, New Creek Dam No. 14, North Fork South Branch, North River, Opequon Creek, Paint Creek, Paw Paw Creek, Pond Fork, Poorhouse Pond, R.D. Bailey Tailwaters, Rocky Marsh Run, Seneca Lake, Shavers, South Branch (Franklin) , Spruce Knob Lake, Summit Lake, Teter Creek Lake, Tilhance Creek, Trout Run, Tuckahoe Lake, Tuscarora Creek, Upper Guyandotte River, Waites Run, Watoga Lake, Wheeling Creek and Whiteday Creek.
All anglers 15 years and older are required to have a West Virginia fishing license, trout stamp and a valid form of identification while fishing for trout. Licenses and stamps can be purchased at more than 150 retail locations across the state or online at