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Fish Stocking Schedule 2022-2023

Here are the 2022-2023 California and Orange County fish stocking schedules. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and OC Parks plant trout and catfish for recreational fishing.

The CDFW fish schedule is for “catchable trout” (about 12 inches and larger) and “catchable catfish” planted for recreational fishing from CDFW hatcheries.

2022-2023 OC Parks Fish Stocking Schedule: 2022/2023 Trout Stocking Schedule / 2022 Catfish Stocking Schedule (2023 not yet released)

CDFW 2022 California Fish Stocking Schedule

Note: These fish stocking schedules do not include non-CDFW or private lakes and rivers such as the Santa Ana River Lakes.

Orange County Lakes Fish Stocking Schedule

In Orange County trout are typically stocked during the winter months and catfish are stocked in the summer months. Here are the combined OC Parks and CDFW plant stocking schedules:

LakeFishDate
Carbon Canyon Regional ParkCatfishWeek of April 11-15, 2022
Week of June 13-17, 2022
Carbon Canyon Regional ParkTroutWeek of Jan. 10-14, 2022
Week of Feb. 7-11, 2022
Week of Feb. 21-25, 2022
Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022
Dec. 19-23, 2022
Jan. 16-20, 2023
Feb. 13-17, 2023
Carr Park LakeCatfish05/08/2022 – 05/14/2022
Centennial LakeCatfish03/06/2022 – 03/12/2022
Centennial LakeTrout02/06/2022 – 02/12/2022
03/27/2022 – 04/02/2022
04/17/2022 – 04/23/2022
Eisenhower ParkTrout03/27/2022 – 04/02/2022
04/17/2022 – 04/23/2022
Greer Park LakeCatfish05/08/2022 – 05/14/2022
Huntington ParkCatfish 03/06/2022 – 03/12/2022
Huntington ParkTrout02/06/2022 – 02/12/2022
Irvine LakeCatfishWeek of March 14-18, 2022
Week of May 9-13, 2022
Irvine LakeTroutWeek of Jan. 10-14, 2022
Week of Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2022
Week of Feb. 7-11, 2022
Week of Feb. 14-18, 2022
Week of Feb. 21-25, 2022
Week of Feb. 28-March 4, 2022
Week of Mar. 7-11, 2022
Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022
Jan. 9-13, 2023
Jan. 16-20, 2023
Jan. 23-27, 2023
Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023
Feb. 6-10, 2023
Feb. 13-17, 2023
Feb. 20-24, 2023
Feb. 27- March 3, 2023
Irvine Regional ParkCatfishWeek of June 13-17, 2022
Irvine Regional ParkTroutWeek of Feb. 14-18, 2022
Jan. 9-13, 2023
Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023
Feb. 13-17, 2023
Laguna LakeCatfish03/27/2022 – 04/02/2022
Laguna LakeTrout03/20/2022 – 03/26/2022
Laguna Niguel LakeCatfishWeek of April 11-15, 2022
Week of June 13-17, 2022
Week of July 11-15, 2022
Laguna Niguel LakeTroutWeek of Jan. 10-14, 2022
01/23/2022 – 01/29/2022
Week of Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2022
Week of Feb. 14-18, 2022
Week of Feb. 21-25, 2022
Week of Feb. 28-March 4, 2022
Week of Mar. 7-11, 2022
03/20/2022 – 03/26/2022
Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022
Dec. 5-9, 2022
Dec. 19-23, 2022
Jan. 9-13, 2023
Jan. 16-20, 2023
Jan. 23-27, 2023
Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023
Feb. 6-10, 2023
Feb. 13-17, 2023
Feb. 20-24, 2023
Feb. 27- March 3, 2023
Mile Square ParkCatfish03/06/2022 – 03/12/2022
Week of March 14-18, 2022
Week of April 11-15, 2022
Week of May 9-13, 2022
Week of July 11-15, 2022
Mile Square ParkTroutWeek of Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2022
Week of Feb. 14-18, 2022
Week of Feb. 21-25, 2022
Week of Mar. 7-11, 2022
03/20/2022 – 03/26/2022
Dec. 5-9, 2022
Dec. 19-23, 2022
Jan. 23-27, 2023
Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023
Feb. 6-10, 2023
Feb. 20-24, 2023
Feb. 27- March 3, 2023
Ralph Clark Regional ParkCatfishWeek of April 11-15, 2022
Week of April 25-29, 2022
Week of May 9-13, 2022
Ralph Clark Regional ParkTroutWeek of Jan. 10-14, 2022
Week of Feb. 7-11, 2022
Week of Feb. 21-25, 2022
Dec. 5-9, 2022
Dec. 19-23, 2022
Jan. 9-13, 2023
Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2023
Feb. 13-17, 2023
Feb. 27- March 3, 2023
Tri-city LakeCatfishWeek of March 14-18, 2022
03/27/2022 – 04/02/2022
Week of July 11-15, 2022
Tri-city LakeTrout02/06/2022 – 02/12/2022
Week of Mar. 7-11, 2022
Dec. 5-9, 2022
Jan. 23-27, 2023
Feb. 27- March 3, 2023
Yorba Linda Regional ParkCatfishWeek of March 14-18, 2022
Week of May 9-13, 2022
Week of June 13-17, 2022
Yorba Linda Regional ParkTroutWeek of Jan. 10-14, 2022
Week of Feb. 7-11, 2022
Week of Feb. 28-March 4, 2022
03/20/2022 – 03/26/2022
Dec. 5-9, 2022
Dec. 19-23, 2022
Jan. 16-20, 2023
Feb. 6-10, 2023
Feb. 20-24, 2023

The following is a list of waters that are stocked with trout and catfish throughout California

California Fish Planting Waters by County & Fish

CountyNameSpecies
AlamedaChabot Reservoirtrout
AlamedaHorseshoe Laketrout
AlamedaLake Del Valletrout
AlamedaLakeshore Park Pondtrout
AlamedaTemescal Laketrout
AlpineCarson River East Forktrout
AlpineCarson River West Forktrout
AlpineIndian Creek Reservoirtrout
AlpineRed Laketrout
AmadorSilver Laketrout
ButteButte Creek, Bigtrout
ButteDesabla Reservoirtrout
ButteParadise Reservoirtrout
ButtePhilbrook Reservoirtrout
CalaverasAngels Creektrout
CalaverasStanislaus River North Forktrout
Contra CostaContra Loma Reservoirtrout
Contra CostaHeather Farms Pondtrout
Contra CostaHidden Valley Pondtrout
Contra CostaLafayette Reservoirtrout
Contra CostaLos Vaqueros Reservoirtrout
Contra CostaSan Pablo Reservoirtrout
Del NorteDry Laketrout
El DoradoFolsom Laketrout
El DoradoLumsden Pondtrout
El DoradoSawmill Pondtrout
El DoradoWalton Pondtrout
El DoradoWrights Laketrout
FresnoAvocado Laketrout
FresnoBearskin Creektrout
FresnoCourtright Reservoirtrout
FresnoDinkey Creektrout
FresnoFresno City Woodward Park Laketrout
FresnoHume Laketrout
FresnoHuntington Laketrout
FresnoKings River, Below Pine Flat Damtrout
FresnoMono Creektrout
FresnoPine Flat Reservoirtrout
FresnoPortal Forebaytrout
FresnoSan Joaquin River, South Forktrout
FresnoShaver Laketrout
FresnoTamarack Creektrout
FresnoTenmile Creek, Uppertrout
FresnoWard Laketrout
HumboldtFish Laketrout
HumboldtFreshwater Lagoontrout
InyoBaker Creektrout
InyoBig Pine Creektrout
InyoBishop Creek Lowertrout
InyoBishop Creek, Intake IItrout
InyoBishop Creek, Middle Forktrout
InyoBishop Creek, South Forktrout
InyoCottonwood Creektrout
InyoDiaz Laketrout
InyoGeorges Creektrout
InyoGoodale Creektrout
InyoIndependence Creektrout
InyoLake Sabrinatrout
InyoLone Pine Creektrout
InyoNorth Laketrout
InyoOwens River, below Tinnemahatrout
InyoOwens River, Section 2trout
InyoPleasant Valley Reservoirtrout
InyoShepherd Creektrout
InyoSymmes Creektrout
InyoTaboose Creektrout
InyoTinnemaha Creektrout
InyoTuttle Creektrout
KernBrite Valley Reservoirtrout
KernKern River, Section 1trout
KernKern River, Section 2trout
KernKern River, Section 3trout
KernKern River, Section 4trout
KernLake Isabellatrout
KernMing Laketrout
KernRiver Walk Laketrout
LakeBlue Lake Uppertrout
LassenAsh Creek Uppertrout
LassenBlue Laketrout
LassenClear Creektrout
LassenDodge Reservoirtrout
LassenEagle Laketrout
LassenGoodrich Creek Lowertrout
LassenMountain Meadows Reservoirtrout
LassenRound Corral Reservoirtrout
LassenSmith Flat Reservoirtrout
LassenSusan River Lowertrout
Los AngelesAlondra Park Lakecatfish
Los AngelesAlondra Park Laketrout
Los AngelesBelvedere Laketrout
Los AngelesCastaic Laketrout
Los AngelesCerritos Laketrout
Los AngelesDowney Wilderness Park Laketrout
Los AngelesEcho Park Laketrout
Los AngelesEl Dorado Park Lakestrout
Los AngelesHansen Dam Laketrout
Los AngelesHollenbeck Park Laketrout
Los AngelesJackson Laketrout
Los AngelesJohn Anson Ford Park Lakecatfish
Los AngelesKenneth Hahn Laketrout
Los AngelesLa Mirada Laketrout
Los AngelesLegg Lakescatfish
Los AngelesLegg Lakestrout
Los AngelesLincoln Park Lakecatfish
Los AngelesLincoln Park Laketrout
Los AngelesMacArthur Park Laketrout
Los AngelesPuddingstone Laketrout
Los AngelesPyramid Laketrout
Los AngelesReseda Park Laketrout
Los AngelesSanta Fe Reservoirtrout
MaderaChiquito Creek West Forktrout
MaderaChiquito Creek, Lowertrout
MaderaCorrine Laketrout
MaderaEastman Laketrout
MaderaFish Creektrout
MaderaGranite Creek (West Fork)trout
MaderaHensley Laketrout
MaderaLewis Creektrout
MaderaManzanita Laketrout
MaderaNelder Creektrout
MaderaRock Creektrout
MaderaSycamore Island Pondtrout
MaderaWillow Creek North Forktrout
MarinBon Tempe Laketrout
MariposaBig Creek, Maderatrout
MariposaEastman Laketrout
MariposaMcClure Reservoirtrout
MariposaMcSwain Reservoirtrout
MariposaMerced River, Section lltrout
MendocinoLake Emilytrout
MendocinoMill Creek Laketrout
MendocinoMoura Pondtrout
MendocinoRussian River, Upper East Branchtrout
MercedLos Banos Reservoirtrout
MercedMerced River, Section Itrout
MercedYosemite Laketrout
ModocAnnie Laketrout
ModocBrowns Pondtrout
ModocDuncan Reservoirtrout
ModocPine Creek Reservoirtrout
ModocRainbow Pondtrout
ModocReservoir "C"trout
ModocReservoir "F"trout
ModocStough Reservoirtrout
ModocWest Valley Reservoirtrout
MonoConvict Creektrout
MonoConvict Laketrout
MonoCrowley Laketrout
MonoDeadman Creektrout
MonoGlass Creektrout
MonoMammoth Creektrout
MonoMcGee Creektrout
MonoOwens River, Section 3trout
MonoRock Creek, Section 1trout
MonoSherwin Creektrout
MontereyEl Estero Laketrout
MontereyNacimiento River, Uppertrout
NapaLake Berryessatrout
NapaLake Hennesseytrout
NevadaFuller Laketrout
NevadaHarry L Englebright Laketrout
NevadaLyons Laketrout
OrangeCarr Park Lakecatfish
OrangeCentennial Lakecatfish
OrangeCentennial Laketrout
OrangeEisenhower Park Laketrout
OrangeEisenhower Park Laketrout
OrangeGreer Park Lakecatfish
OrangeHuntington Park Lakecatfish
OrangeHuntington Park Laketrout
OrangeLaguna Lakecatfish
OrangeLaguna Laketrout
OrangeMile Square Park Lakecatfish
OrangeMile Square Park Laketrout
OrangeRalph Clark Regional Park Lakecatfish
OrangeRalph Clark Regional Park Laketrout
OrangeSulphur Creek Reservoirtrout
OrangeTri-city Lakecatfish
OrangeTri-city Laketrout
OrangeYorba Linda Regional Park Lakecatfish
OrangeYorba Linda Regional Park Laketrout
PlacerAuburn Regional Park Pondtrout
PlacerFolsom Laketrout
PlacerHalsey Forebaytrout
PlumasAntelope Reservoirtrout
PlumasBucks Laketrout
PlumasFeather River North Fork, Almanortrout
PlumasFeather River North Fork, Beldentrout
PlumasFrenchman Reservoirtrout
PlumasGraeagle Mill Pondtrout
PlumasLake Almanortrout
PlumasLower Bucks Laketrout
PlumasRound Valley Reservoirtrout
PlumasSpanish Creektrout
RiversideCahuilla Park Laketrout
RiversideLake Fulmortrout
RiversideLake Hemettrout
RiversideRancho Jurupa Park Pondtrout
RiversideSkinner Laketrout
SacramentoElk Grove Park Pondtrout
SacramentoFolsom Laketrout
SacramentoGranite Park Pondtrout
SacramentoHagan Park Pondtrout
SacramentoHowe Community Park Laketrout
SacramentoMather Laketrout
SacramentoRancho Seco Laketrout
SacramentoWillow Hills Reservoirtrout
San BernardinoArrowbear Laketrout
San BernardinoGlen Helen Park Laketrout
San BernardinoGregory Laketrout
San BernardinoJenks Laketrout
San BernardinoMojave Narrows Regional Park Laketrout
San BernardinoPrado Park Laketrout
San BernardinoSanta Ana Rivertrout
San BernardinoSanta Ana River South Forktrout
San BernardinoSilverwood Laketrout
San DiegoChollas Park Laketrout
San DiegoCuyamaca Laketrout
San DiegoDoane Pondtrout
San DiegoLake Jenningstrout
San DiegoLake Miramartrout
San DiegoLake Murraytrout
San DiegoLake Wohlfordtrout
San DiegoMorena Reservoirtrout
San FranciscoMerced Lake Northtrout
San Luis ObispoAtascadero Laketrout
San Luis ObispoBarney Schwartz Park Laketrout
San Luis ObispoLopez Laketrout
San Luis ObispoSanta Margarita Laketrout
Santa ClaraSandywool Laketrout
Santa CruzLoch Lomondtrout
ShastaBaum Laketrout
ShastaBurney Creek Lowertrout
ShastaBurney Creek Middletrout
ShastaBurney Creek Uppertrout
ShastaClear Creek, above Whiskeytown Laketrout
ShastaHat Creek Middletrout
ShastaHat Creek Uppertrout
ShastaIron Canyon Reservoirtrout
ShastaMcCloud Reservoirtrout
ShastaMcCumber Reservoirtrout
ShastaNora Laketrout
ShastaShasta Laketrout
ShastaWhiskeytown Laketrout
SierraPacker Laketrout
SierraYuba River North Forktrout
SiskiyouAntelope Creektrout
SiskiyouBass Laketrout
SiskiyouButte Creektrout
SiskiyouCold Creektrout
SiskiyouGreenhorn Reservoirtrout
SiskiyouJuanita Laketrout
SiskiyouMcCloud River, Fowlers, Lower Fallstrout
SiskiyouOrr Laketrout
SiskiyouSacramento Rivertrout
SiskiyouSiskiyou Laketrout
SiskiyouWagon Creektrout
SolanoLake Chabottrout
SonomaRalphine Laketrout
StanislausModesto Reservoirtrout
StanislausWoodward Reservoirtrout
TehamaBattle Creek South Forktrout
TehamaDeer Creektrout
TrinityCarrville Pondtrout
TrinityCoffee Creektrout
TrinityEwing Gulch Reservoirtrout
TrinityLewiston Laketrout
TrinityRuth Reservoirtrout
TrinityTrinity Lake (Clair Engle Lake)trout
TrinityTrinity River East Forktrout
TrinityTrinity River Stuart Forktrout
TrinityTrinity River, above Clair Engle Laketrout
TulareBalch Park Lake Lowertrout
TulareBalch Park Lake Uppertrout
TulareBig Meadows Creektrout
TulareDel Lago Park Laketrout
TulareDry Meadow Creektrout
TulareHedrick Pond (Redwood Lake)trout
TulareKaweah Reservoirtrout
TulareKern River, Section 5trout
TulareKern River, Section 6trout
TulareMooney Grove Park Pondtrout
TulareMurry Park Pondtrout
TularePeppermint Creek, Uppertrout
TulareStony Creektrout
TulareSuccess Reservoirtrout
TulareTule River Middle Forktrout
TulareTule River North Fork, Middle Fork #1trout
TulareTule River South Fork, Middle Fork #2trout
TulareTule River South Fork, Middle Fork #3trout
TuolumneBeardsley Reservoirtrout
TuolumneBeaver Creektrout
TuolumneCherry Valley Reservoirtrout
TuolumneDon Pedro Reservoirtrout
TuolumneLyons Canal (Columbia Ditch)trout
TuolumneLyons Reservoirtrout
TuolumneNew Melones Reservoirtrout
TuolumnePinecrest Laketrout
TuolumnePowerhouse Streamtrout
TuolumneStanislaus River Clarks Forktrout
TuolumneStanislaus River Middle Forktrout
TuolumneStanislaus River North Forktrout
TuolumneStanislaus River South Forktrout
TuolumneTulloch Laketrout
TuolumneTuolumne River Middle Forktrout
TuolumneTuolumne River South Forktrout
VenturaCasitas Laketrout
VenturaRancho Simi Park Laketrout
VenturaReyes Creektrout
YubaBullards Bar Reservoirtrout
YubaCollins Laketrout
YubaHarry L Englebright Laketrout