RAINBOW TROUT

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Kansas RAINBOW TROUT Information

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Season Information
Current Seasons
Trout Season - Statewide

Dates: 12/01/2023 - 03/31/2024


Upcoming Seasons
Upcoming RAINBOW TROUT seasons have not been scheduled yet.
Regulations
115-18-12 (PDF - 8.45 kB)

Trout Permit - Requirements, Restrictions and Permit Duration.

115-18-08 (PDF - 9.48 kB)

Retrieval and possession of game animals and migratory game birds - Requirements

115-17-02 (PDF - 113.59 kB)

Commercial Sale of Fish Bait

Stocking Schedule
Kansas Regional Map

Northeast Region Stocking Schedule for 2023-2024 Schedule

Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWP

Northeast Region

Fort Riley

Moon Lake

Fort Riley

Cameron Springs

Tuttle Creek

Willow Lake

Eisenhower State Park Pond

Clinton State Park

Lake Henry

1st Stocking  Dec. Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30
2nd Stocking  Jan. Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4 Jan. 4
3rd Stocking  Feb. Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb. 15 Feb.15
           
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-2024 Season 4,743 trout 3,825 trout 4,743 trout 765 trout 2,142 trout

 

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 Dec. 12 Nov. 22 Nov. 22 Nov. 22
2nd Stocking Feb. 15 Feb. 23 Feb. 16 Feb. 16
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season   17,000 trout    

Northwest Region Trout Stocking Schedule for 2023-2024 Season

*At this time Webster Reservoir Stilling Basin,  will not be stocked due to work on dam and still basin.

Department-owned Waters – Trout Stockings by KDWP

Northwest Region Webster Reservoir
Stilling Basin
Glen Elder
State Park Pond
Kanopolis
Seep Stream
Sherman County Smoky Gardens
1st Stocking    Will not be stocked This year Nov. 28 Nov. 27 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking     Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Feb. 8
3rd Stocking     Feb. 16  
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
0 4,208 trout 6,375 trout    1,275 trout

 

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
785-826-7275
1st Stocking Nov. 28 Nov. 27
2nd Stocking Feb. 8 Jan. 18
3rd Stocking   Feb. 16
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
   

South Central Trout Stocking Schedule for 2023-2024 Season

Department-owned Waters - Trout Stocking by KDWP

South Central Region El Dorado St Park
River Area
Wichita
O.J. Watson Park Pond  
1st Stocking Nov. 28 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking Dec. 28 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 1 Feb. 1
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-2024 Season 3,213 Trout 2,550 trout

 

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
Carey Park Pond

New location due drought

620-663-7411

1st  Stocking  Nov. 7, Nov. 16, Nov. 28 Nov. 28 Nov. 28
2nd Stocking Dec. 12, Dec. 28 Dec. 12, Dec. 28 Dec. 12, Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Jan. 18, Feb.1, Feb. 15 Jan. 18, Feb. 1, Feb. 15 Feb. 1, Feb. 15
       
       
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for
2023-24 Season
     

Southeast Region Trout Stocking Schedule for 2023-2024 Season  

Department-owned Waters -  Trout stockings by KDWP

Southeast Region

Kings Lake

Emporia State University

Mined Land WA - Unit #30
1st Stocking Nov. 27 Nov. 27, Nov. 30
2nd Stocking Dec. 28 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 1 Feb. 1
     
     
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season 1,785 trout 5,100 trout

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

Southeast Region Garnett Crystal Lake Cherryvale, Tanko Coffeyville, LeClere Lake Fort Scott, Fern Lake
1st Stocking Nov. 27 Will not stock till lake refills Nov. 28 Nov. 27, Dec. 12
2nd Stocking Dec. 12   Jan. 17 Dec. 28
3rd Stocking Feb. 15     Feb. 1,Feb. 15
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season  trout  trout  trout         trout

Southwest Region Trout Stocking Schedule for 2023-2024

Department-owned Waters - Trout Stockings by KDWP

Southwest Region Meade State
Fishing Lake
Scott State Park
Barrel Springs 
Cimarron
Grassland Pits
Pratt
Centennial Pond

Garden City 

Finney Co.

Wildwood Park

1st  Stocking  Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Nov. 30 Dry 
2nd  Stocking        Dec. 28 Feb. 8 Dec. 28 Dec. 28 Fish will be 
3rd  Stocking     Feb. 8   Feb. 8 Feb. 8 Stocked in Dodge City 
          Lake Charles
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season  4,131 trout 3,672 trout 2,219 trout 2,219 trout  trout

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  Nov. 27 Nov. 30,Dec. 7 Dec. 7
 2nd  Stocking  Jan. 18 Dec. 28, Jan. 23 Jan. 23
 3rd  Stocking Feb. 16 Feb. 8  
       
         
Total Estimated Trout Stocked for 2023-24 Season