Clinton Reservoir Fishing Information

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Trout Lake
Fishing Forecast
Counties:
GPS:
N38 56.516 W095 21.263
Surface Acres:
7,000 acres
Maximum Depth:
55 feet
Normal Lake Level:
875.5 msl
Current Lake Level:
875.74
Lake Temperature:
48

5 miles west of Lawrence on K-10

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+Black Crappie Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>8”) (>10”) (>12”) (LBS.)   (>8”)
KIRWIN 18.31 0.50 0.06 1.35 G 6.44
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 6.00 2.20 0.00 0.86 G 3.03
WEBSTER 5.44 0.69 0.00 0.95 F 2.10
MARION 1.60 0.40 0.00 0.90 P 1.20
LOVEWELL 1.27 0.27 0.00 0.86 F 1.07
CEDAR BLUFF 1.26 0.95 0.16 1.16 F 0.81
HILLSDALE 1.00 0.13 0.06 1.26 F 0.56
KANOPOLIS 0.81 0.81 0.19 1.02 F 0.46
EL DORADO 0.60 0.13 0.00 0.68 P 0.24
WOLF CREEK 0.50 0.50 0.21 1.14 P 0.50
BIG HILL 0.30 0.10 0.00 0.68 P 0.53
CLINTON 0.25 0.13 0.00 0.84 P 0.33
TORONTO 0.25 0.06 0.06 1.09 P 0.15
MILFORD 0.19 0.13 0.00 0.64 F 0.29
GLEN ELDER 0.14 0.05 0.00 0.73 P 0.11
WILSON 0.13 0.07 0.00 0.70 P 0.16
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.06 0.06 2.83 P 0.06
PERRY 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.23 P 0.07

+Largemouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>12”) (>15”) (>20”) (LBS.)   (>12”)
LACYGNE 89.09 66.36 17.27 10.69 E 78.24
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 38.89 29.86 0.00 3.12 E 89.19
BIG HILL 26.92 16.43 1.05 5.38 G 29.83
CEDAR BLUFF 19.46 7.16 0.00 4.11 F 11.19
GLEN ELDER 10.43 2.41 0.13 5.14 G 4.50
HILLSDALE 8.22 1.99 0.25 6.68 F 7.95
WILSON 8.06 5.32 0.00 3.38 F 4.86
CLINTON 5.62 0.56 0.00 4.35 P 3.00
KANOPOLIS 2.93 0.98 0.00 2.06 P 1.83
WOLF CREEK 2.37 1.18 0.00 2.86 F 5.03
PERRY 2.18 1.63 0.00 3.09 F 4.68
MELVERN 1.31 0.00 0.00 1.57 P 1.61
LOVEWELL 1.18 0.59 0.00 2.65 F 2.55
EL DORADO 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.91 F 10.36
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.19 F 0.61
WEBSTER 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07 F 1.18

+Walleye Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>15”) (>20”) (>25”) (LBS.)   (>15”)
GLEN ELDER 6.00 0.96 0.00 4.99 G 3.36
CEDAR BLUFF 5.48 0.48 0.04 5.83 G 4.65
EL DORADO 5.07 1.60 0.20 8.20 G 3.29
WILSON 4.80 1.27 0.00 5.77 G 4.23
MARION 3.93 1.47 0.27 9.25 G 2.10
MILFORD 3.80 0.60 0.00 5.42 G 2.52
WEBSTER 3.42 0.92 0.08 6.32 G 1.88
KIRWIN 2.67 0.92 0.00 5.60 G 2.14
CHENEY 1.70 0.45 0.05 6.90 G 2.42
POMONA 1.58 1.08 0.08 5.63 F 0.69
LOVEWELL 1.55 0.45 0.10 9.04 F 1.10
HILLSDALE 1.08 0.33 0.00 4.63 G 0.92
COUNCIL GROVE 1.00 1.00 0.20 6.55 F 0.69
WOLF CREEK 0.44 0.19 0.00 3.64 F 0.55
MELVERN 0.44 0.13 0.00 3.36 F 0.21
CLINTON 0.38 0.06 0.00 3.88 F 0.60
BIG HILL 0.10 0.10 0.00 5.81 P 0.29
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.45 P 0.00

+Bluegill Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>6”) (>8”) (>10”) (LBS.)   (>6”)
WEBSTER 14.19 0.13 0.00 0.46 G 5.00
MARION 9.20 0.00 0.00 0.23 F 7.73
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.00 0.10 0.00 0.45 G 5.53
LOVEWELL 6.64 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 2.86
HILLSDALE 4.69 0.06 0.00 0.47 G 3.54
LACYGNE 3.69 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 4.33
BIG HILL 2.20 0.00 0.00 0.29 F 3.03
KIRWIN 2.06 0.00 0.00 0.37 F 0.69
WILSON 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.32 F 1.02
KANOPOLIS 1.44 0.06 0.00 0.52 F 0.95
CEDAR BLUFF 1.37 0.00 0.00 0.31 P 1.25
GLEN ELDER 1.09 0.00 0.00 0.38 P 0.41
CLINTON 0.69 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.94
EL DORADO 0.47 0.00 0.00 0.10 P 0.42
PERRY 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.76
MELVERN 0.38 0.00 0.00 0.22 P 0.81
FALL RIVER 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.81
POMONA 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.26 P 0.44
WOLF CREEK 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.18 F 0.98
MILFORD 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.30 F 0.67
TUTTLE CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.29 P 0.10
TORONTO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 P 0.31
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 P 1.30
ELK CITY 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.16 P 0.33
COUNCIL GROVE 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 F 0.08

+White Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>9”) (>12”) (>15”) (LBS.)   (>9”)
GLEN ELDER 19.54 13.75 2.83 2.60 E 10.64
CEDAR BLUFF 17.13 14.78 4.35 1.93 E 14.70
TORONTO 9.00 7.08 1.42 2.76 G 5.36
ELK CITY 8.25 6.25 0.33 2.19 G 5.66
KANOPOLIS 8.00 7.33 1.38 2.65 G 9.02
WEBSTER 6.00 2.08 0.33 1.93 G 5.86
JOHN REDMOND 5.56 5.39 1.22 3.21 G 6.78
CLINTON 5.50 5.44 2.19 2.31 F 8.25
FALL RIVER 5.08 3.25 1.25 2.48 G 3.60
LOVEWELL 4.90 1.95 0.00 1.27 G 4.01
MARION 4.53 1.40 0.00 1.68 G 2.76
EL DORADO 4.20 3.60 0.80 2.16 G 2.79
MELVERN 3.88 3.56 0.56 2.59 F 9.58
PERRY 3.28 1.90 0.14 2.80 G 5.71
KIRWIN 3.17 2.25 0.42 2.93 G 3.83
LACYGNE 3.00 1.58 0.08 1.60 G 2.40
WILSON 2.93 2.60 0.40 2.97 F 2.30
CHENEY 2.85 2.25 0.85 2.78 G 6.65
HILLSDALE 2.83 2.50 0.00 1.12 F 4.53
WOLF CREEK 2.63 1.75 0.06 1.56 F 2.99
POMONA 2.58 2.00 0.17 3.07 F 9.65
MILFORD 1.80 1.45 0.15 2.01 F 1.12
BIG HILL 0.90 0.90 0.20 1.76 F 2.29
COUNCIL GROVE 0.80 0.00 0.00 0.44 F 1.11
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.10 0.00 1.40 P 0.27

+Channel Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>24”) (>28”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
CLINTON 6.06 0.38 0.06 9.45 G 5.42
MARION 5.20 0.73 0.13 8.84 G 3.62
BIG HILL 5.10 0.30 0.00 5.74 G 4.68
HILLSDALE 5.08 0.25 0.17 9.89 G 4.25
MELVERN 4.50 0.19 0.00 6.67 G 3.75
LOVEWELL 4.30 0.60 0.00 7.25 G 2.78
ELK CITY 4.08 1.08 0.00 7.46 G 3.79
KANOPOLIS 3.71 0.00 0.00 4.56 G 3.05
POMONA 3.25 0.25 0.00 4.91 G 3.57
COUNCIL GROVE 2.60 0.30 0.00 8.07 G 1.78
WILSON 2.57 0.10 0.00 7.93 G 2.06
PERRY 2.45 0.34 0.03 8.60 G 2.45
LACYGNE 2.00 0.00 0.00 3.93 G 1.76
TORONTO 1.75 0.67 0.17 9.64 G 1.69
GLEN ELDER 1.67 0.21 0.04 14.18 F 1.90
FALL RIVER 1.25 0.50 0.17 11.49 G 1.11
CHENEY 1.15 0.60 0.15 13.07 F 0.85
MILFORD 1.15 0.10 0.00 6.59 F 1.20
WOLF CREEK 1.13 0.00 0.00 4.25 F 1.10
JOHN REDMOND 1.06 0.56 0.56 22.05 G 0.84
WEBSTER 1.00 0.08 0.00 6.04 F 0.99
CEDAR BLUFF 0.35 0.04 0.00 5.81 F 0.35
KIRWIN 0.33 0.17 0.00 6.71 F 0.61
EL DORADO 0.27 0.00 0.00 3.78 G 0.31
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 0.20 0.10 0.10 9.45 F 0.33
TUTTLE CREEK 0.15 0.00 0.00 4.38 F 0.45

+Smallmouth Bass Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>11”) (>14”) (>17”) (LBS.)   (>11”)
WOLF CREEK 45.56 30.18 5.92 3.21 E 40.64
GLEN ELDER 21.93 12.70 1.60 3.38 G 16.00
EL DORADO 16.57 3.55 0.59 2.49 G 20.16
WILSON 9.95 5.66 1.20 3.18 G 5.24
MELVERN 9.67 3.14 0.00 2.06 G 12.51
BIG HILL 1.75 1.05 0.00 2.13 F 2.65
CLINTON 1.46 0.67 0.11 3.59 P 1.42
PERRY 0.54 0.54 0.00 1.76 P 1.58
CEDAR BLUFF 0.22 0.00 0.00 0.89 P 0.22
HILLSDALE 0.12 0.12 0.12 2.76 P 0.12

+Black Basses Combined Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Biologist rating 3-yr average
LACYGNE 89.09 66.36 17.27 E 78.24
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 52.78 34.03 0.00 E 98.72
WOLF CREEK 47.93 31.36 5.92 G 45.67
GLEN ELDER 32.75 15.11 1.74 G 20.69
BIG HILL 28.67 17.48 1.05 G 32.48
CEDAR BLUFF 22.15 7.83 0.00 F 13.72
WILSON 18.35 11.32 1.20 G 8.46
EL DORADO 18.34 3.55 0.59 G 29.59
MELVERN 10.98 3.14 0.00 G 14.64
HILLSDALE 8.34 2.12 0.37 F 7.99
CLINTON 7.08 1.24 0.11 P 4.42
KANOPOLIS 2.93 0.98 0.00 P 1.83
PERRY 2.72 2.18 0.00 F 6.26
LOVEWELL 1.18 0.59 0.00 F 2.55
KIRWIN 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 0.61
WEBSTER 0.00 0.00 0.00 F 1.18

+Blue Catfish Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>20”) (>30”) (>35”) (LBS.)   (>20”)
WOLF CREEK 3.31 0.63 0.06 22.05 G 2.58
MILFORD 3.05 0.40 0.10 20.94 G 1.78
ELK CITY 1.75 0.00 0.00 6.15 G 0.64
EL DORADO 1.13 0.13 0.07 23.88 G 0.81
WILSON 0.53 0.00 0.00 10.26 G 0.44
LOVEWELL 0.50 0.00 0.00 12.63 G 0.45
MELVERN 0.44 0.13 0.06 21.02 F 0.29
CLINTON 0.31 0.13 0.00 19.02 F 0.69
TUTTLE CREEK 0.30 0.05 0.05 24.69 F 0.17
LACYGNE 0.25 0.00 0.00 4.97 F 0.15
PERRY 0.03 0.00 0.00 3.57 P 0.13
KANOPOLIS 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.17 P 0.00
JOHN REDMOND 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.99 P 0.02
POMONA 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.64 P 0.00
GLEN ELDER 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.27 P 0.00

+Wiper Forecast

WATERBODY Density Preferred Lunker Big Fish Biologist rating 3-yr average
  (>16”) (>20”) (>24”) (LBS.)   (>16”)
SEBELIUS (NORTON) 9.60 4.20 0.00 6.26 G 9.86
MARION 7.93 2.27 0.00 6.08 E 7.33
CHENEY 5.65 1.10 0.10 6.26 E 4.78
EL DORADO 4.20 1.80 0.00 5.41 G 5.28
MILFORD 3.35 1.60 0.00 9.37 G 7.57
GLEN ELDER 2.38 2.21 0.13 8.66 G 2.93
CEDAR BLUFF 2.17 1.43 0.09 6.68 G 3.08
POMONA 1.50 0.58 0.00 4.82 G 1.77
KANOPOLIS 1.29 0.38 0.00 5.69 F 1.48
KIRWIN 1.17 0.67 0.17 8.46 G 2.81
CLINTON 1.06 0.75 0.00 4.48 F 1.58
WEBSTER 0.75 0.33 0.00 4.97 G 1.18
LACYGNE 0.50 0.17 0.00 4.42 G 0.95
COUNCIL GROVE 0.20 0.20 0.00 7.31 P 1.49
WOLF CREEK 0.13 0.00 0.00 3.24 F 0.47
JOHN REDMOND 0.11 0.06 0.00 4.59 P 0.11
LOVEWELL 0.05 0.00 0.00 3.06 F 0.86
Stocking Records Information

+Sauger Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 350000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 300000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/20/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 250000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/19/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
      Total Requested 1375000
      Total Stocked 1275000

+Walleye Stocking

Water Water Type Stocking Date Source Number Stocked
MILFORD RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 6050000
HILLSDALE RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 5100000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 03/31/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3430780
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 03/30/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2584680
LOVEWELL RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1500000
HOLTON - BANNER CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 500000
HERINGTON CITY LAKE-NEW COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 275000
JEFFREY ENG. CTR.-AUX. MAKEUP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 450000
CLINTON RESERVOIR RESV 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 3600000
MELVERN RESERVOIR RESV 04/05/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 4200970
SHAWNEE COUNTY-LAKE SHAWNEE COML 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 366000
SABETHA - PONY CREEK LAKE COML 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
COUNCIL GROVE CITY LAKE COML 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 400000
YATES CENTER-SOUTH OWL LAKE COML 04/12/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 150000
JEFFREY ENERGY CENTER-MAKE UP LAKE WMAS 03/30/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 375000
LEAVENWORTH STATE FISHING LAKE SFLS 04/07/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 200000
WINFIELD CITY LAKE COML 04/14/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1530000
(FISH) GRAHAM CO-TREXLER POND FISH 04/11/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 129000
COMMERCIAL FISH GROWER   03/28/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 420000
OKLAHOMA   03/29/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 3000000
EL DORADO RESERVOIR RESV 04/03/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 2216460
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/04/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 1956990
KIRWIN RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1200000
WEBSTER RESERVOIR RESV 04/18/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
MILFORD FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/10/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 250000
MEADE FISH REARING STATION RPND 04/27/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 29520
MARION RESERVOIR RESV 04/28/17 - MILFORD HATCHERY 1000000
PRATT FISH HATCHERY OTHR 04/11/17 - PRATT HATCHERY 865000
      Total Requested 35244520
      Total Stocked 42979400
Trout Stocking Information

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWPT

Northeast Region

Fort Riley

Moon Lake

Fort Riley

Cameron Springs

Tuttle Creek

Willow Lake

Topeka

Auburndale Park

Clinton State Park

Lake Henry

1st Stocking    October 27 October 27 October 27 October 27 October 27
2nd Stocking  November 15 November 15 November 15 November 15 November 15
3rd Stocking December 12 December 12 December 12 December 12 December 12
4th Stocking  January 8 January 8 January 8 January 8 January 8
5th Stocking          
6th Stocking March 5 March 5 March 5 March 5 March 5
Estimated Trout stocked to date          
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-2018 Season 7,000 6,000 7,000 1,000 3,100

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city/county offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Northeast Region Herington
Father Padilla Pond
785-258-2271
Shawnee County
Lake Shawnee
785-251-6800
Holton
Elkhorn Lake
785-364-2721
Atchison
City Lake #1
913-367-5500
1st Stocking October 27 November 1 November 20 November 20
2nd Stocking   February 26    
         
Estimated Trout stocked to date        
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-2018 Season  400 14,000 1,700 2,000 

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Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWPT

Northwest Region Webster Reservoir
Stilling Basin
Glen Elder
State Park Pond
Kanopolis
Seep Stream
1st Stocking    October 30 October 30 October 30
2nd Stocking   November 17 November 17 November 17
3rd Stocking December 19 December 19 December 19
4th Stocking   February 6 February 6 February 6
5th Stocking   March 5 March 5
6th Stocking April 11 April 11 April 11
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2017-2018 Season
9,000 3,400 7,000

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Northwest Region Colby
Villa High
785-460-4400
Salina
Lakewood Lake
785-309-5770
1st Stocking December 14  
2nd Stocking February 6   
3rd Stocking xxx  
4th Stocking xxx   
5th Stocking xxx  
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
20174-2018 Season
   

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stocking by KDWPT 

South Central Region El Dorado St Park
River Area
Wichita
KDOT – East Lake
1st  Stocking The conditions at the stream are not able to provide a trout fishing opportunity for this season.  We will evaluate for the 2018-19 season in November. October 27
2nd Stocking     November 28
3rd Stocking   December 13 
4th Stocking   January 11
5th Stocking    February 8
6th Stocking    March 1
     
Total Estimated Trout stocked to date    
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-2018 Season    

 

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city/county offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

South Central Region Sedgwick County Park
Vic’s Lake
316-660-1780
Sedgwick County
Slough Creek
316-660-1780
Hutchinson
Dillon Nature Center
620-663-7411
1st  Stocking   October 27 October 27 October 27
2nd Stocking  November 14  November 14 November 14 
3rd Stocking   January 11   January 11 December 28 
4th Stocking January 25 January 25 January 11 
5th Stocking      
6th Stocking      
Total Estimated Trout Stocked to date      
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2017-2018 Season
9,000 7,400 3,900

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Department-owned Waters - Trout Stockings Season by KDWPT 

Southwest Region Meade State
Fishing Lake
Scott State Park
Barrel Springs 
Cimarron
Grassland Pits
Pratt
Centennial Pond
1st  Stocking   October 31 October 31 October 31 October 31
2nd  Stocking        November 28 November 28 November 28 November 28
3rd  Stocking     January 3 December 14 January 3 January 3
4th  Stocking       January 31 February 9    January 31     January 31
5th Stocking   February 28 February 21   February 28   February 28
6th  Stocking March 15   March 15 March 15
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2016-17 Season  9,500 3,400 3,400 2,600

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Southwest Region Great Bend
Vets Park
620-793-4160 
Dodge City
Lake Charles
620-227-9323
Syracuse
Sam's Pond
620-384-7818 
 1st   Stocking        
 2nd  Stocking       
 3rd  Stocking      
 4th  Stocking        
       
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2016-17 Season  3,400 1,700 1,000

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Department-owned Waters -  Trout stockings by KDWPT

Southeast Region Mined Land WA - Unit #30
1st Stocking October 27
2nd Stocking November 27
3rd Stocking December 13
4th Stocking December 27
5th Stocking January 11
6th Stocking February 5
7th Stocking February 28
8th Stocking March 12
   
   
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-18 Season 10,300

Community Lake Stockings - Please contact local/city offices for dates of stockings if not listed below

Southeast Region Ft. Scott - Gunn Park East Lake
1st Stocking  
2nd Stocking January 25
3rd Stocking  
4th Stocking  
5th Stocking  
6th Stocking  
7th Stocking  
8th Stocking  
   
   
Estimated Trout stocked to date  
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-18 Season 7,700
Southeast Region Garnett Crystal Lake Cherryvale, Tanko
1st Stocking    
2nd Stocking    
     
Estimated Trout stocked to date    
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2017-18 Season 4900 1600