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Ohio 2014 Rainbow Trout Release Fishing Schedule Dates and Lakes

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Ohio 2014 Rainbow Trout Release Schedule Dates and Lakes

Rainbow Trout Stocking Begins March 7th in Ohio Lakes.Ohio 2014 Rainbow Trout Release Schedule Dates and Lakes

Ohio 2014 Rainbow Trout Release Schedule Dates and Lakes

It is that time of year again.  Trout releases begin March 7 in Ohio Lakes!

COLUMBUS, OH – More than 98,000 rainbow trout will be released this spring at 63 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent opportunities for anglers all across Ohio. The first rainbow trout releases will be Friday, March 7, at Adams Lake in Adams County and Barnesville Reservoir No. 3 in Belmont County.

“By stocking these ponds, we hope to create an opportunity for anglers to be successful, especially young anglers that might be fishing for the very first time,” said ODNR Division of Wildlife Chief Scott Zody. “Trout fishing provides the ideal introduction to the outdoors for our children and can help foster a lifetime love of fishing.”

Many stocked locations will feature special angler events, including youth-only fishing, on the day of the scheduled trout release. Rainbow trout releases will take place across Ohio from March 7 – May 16.

Rainbow trout are raised at state fish hatcheries and measure 10-13 inches before they are released by the ODNR Division of Wildlife. The daily catch limit for inland lakes is five trout.

Location County Stock Date
Adams Lake Adams 3/7
Barnesville Reservoir No. 3 Belmont 3/7
New Lexington Reservoir No. 1A Perry 3/13
Forked Run Lake Meigs 3/14
Rush Run Lake Preble 3/14
Veterans Park Pond Lake 3/14
Belmont Lake Belmont 3/20
Blue Rock Lake Muskingum 3/20
Monroe Lake Monroe 3/20
Dow Lake Athens 3/21
Timbre Ridge Lake Lawrence 3/21
Clark Lake Clark 3/27
Petros Lake Stark 3/27
Caldwell Lake Ross 3/28
Foundation Park Knox 3/28
Lake Alma Vinton 3/28
Mt. Gilead Lake Morrow 3/28
Quarry Park Marion 3/28
Sycamore State Park Montgomery 3/28
Hinckley Lake Medina 4/1
Shadow Lake Cuyahoga 4/1
Swanton Waterworks Reservoir Lucas 4/1
Westlake Recreation Center Cuyahoga 4/1
Delta Reservoir No. 2 Fulton 4/2
Crossroads Industrial Ponds Crawford 4/3
Shelby Reservoir No. 3 Richland 4/3
Wolf Run Lake Noble 4/3
Blue Limestone Park Delaware 4/4
Forest Hill Pond Cuyahoga 4/4
Jefferson Lake Jefferson 4/4
Painesville Recreation Park Pond Lake 4/4
Rocky Fork Lake ** Highland 4/5
Stonelick Lake ** Clermont 4/5
Lima Lake Allen 4/10
Mill Creek Mahoning 4/10
Schoonover Lake Allen 4/10
Cenci Park Lake Fairfield 4/11
Van Wert Reservoir No. 1 Van Wert 4/11
Little Turtle Pond ** Summit 4/12
Punderson Lake ** Geauga 4/12
Lamberjack Lake Seneca 4/16
Norwalk Reservoir No. 1 Huron 4/16
Silver Creek Lake Summit 4/16
Tawawa Lake Shelby 4/16
Davis Lake Auglaize 4/17
McKarns Lake Williams 4/17
Vesuvius Lake ** Lawrence 4/17
White Star Quarry ** Sandusky 4/18
Antrim Lake ** Franklin 4/18
Heritage Park Franklin 4/18
Rose Lake ** Hocking 4/18
Pearson Metro Park ** Lucas 4/19
Jackson City Reservoir ** Jackson 4/19
East Harbor State Park ** Ottawa 4/26
Olander Lake ** Lucas 4/26
Ashley Upground ** Delaware 4/26
Ohio Canal Lock No. 4 ** Stark 4/26
Turkey Creek Lake ** Scioto 4/26
Yoctangee Park Lake ** Ross 4/26
Giertz Lake ** Hancock 5/3
Eyman Park ** Fayette 5/3
Sunbury Upground No. 1 ** Delaware 5/10
Ohio-Erie Canal Cuyahoga 5/16





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