Youth-Only Stocked Trout Program

Important Notices

Trout Stocking Program Notices

The waters listed below have been designated by the Director and will only be considered Youth-Only Stocked Trout Waters from April 1 through June 15. Only youth age 15 and under will be allowed to fish during that time period. Adults can assist youth only by baiting the hook, casting, and removing the fish from the hook. Adults cannot assist with setting the hook or retrieving the fish. The daily creel limit shall be 3 trout. Adults assisting youth are not required to have a fishing license or a trout license. Parking or access fees may be required at some locations.

Youth-Only Waters will be stocked 3 times between April 1 and June 1. Stocking times may vary depending on the distance from the hatchery to the receiving water. DWR will strive to stock between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. DWR may postpone or change the date of any of these stocking events due to circumstances that compromise the resource or public safety.

Water (Street Address) Stocking Dates
Northern Fauquier Community Park Pond (Marshall), 4155 Monroe
April 5: April 18; April 29
South River – Basic Park (Waynesboro), 1405 Genicom Drive April 4; April 23; May 13
Cave Mountain Lake (Natural Bridge), 811 Cave Mountain Lake Road April 6; April 21; May 13
Glen Alton Pond (Giles Co.), Route 635/Glen Alton Road April 4; April 15; May 4
Franklin County Park Pond (Rocky Mount), 2150 Sontag Road April 4; April 14; April 19
Ivy Creek – Peaks View Park (Lynchburg), 1205 Ardmore Drive April 4; April 18; May 9
South Fork Clinch River – Dunford Park (Tazewell), 137 Riverview Lane April 9; April 23; May 14
Two Ponds (Smyth Co.) – Mount Rogers NRA office, 3714 VA-16 April 4; April 19; May 3