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New Jersey’s Stocking Programs

Fishing Regulations New Jersey Freshwater Fishing

WARMWATER STOCKING

Raised with pride at New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery

Muskellunge: 9–11″
(11,855)

  • Carnegie Lake (480)
  • Echo Lake Reservoir (414)
  • Furnace Lake (250)
  • Greenwood Lake (3,881)
  • Lake Hopatcong (2,692)
  • Manasquan Reservoir (1,480)
  • Mercer Lake (563)
  • Monksville Reservoir (1,040)
  • Mountain Lake (250)

Northern Pike: 6″
(27,489)

  • Budd Lake (3,040)
  • Cranberry Lake (1,988)
  • Deal Lake (2,714)
  • Farrington Lake (2,912)
  • Millstone River (2,284)
  • Passaic River (2,897)
  • Pompton Lake (2,354)
  • Pompton River (2,846)
  • Spruce Run Reservoir (6,454)

Tiger Muskellunge: (3,490)

  • DOD Lake, 12” (300)
  • Greenwood Lake, 9” (1,878)
  • Little Swartswood Lake, 6” (1,212)

Walleye: 2” (127,925); 4” (28,175)

  • Canistear Reservoir (3,162)
  • Delaware River (27,840 — 2″)
  • Greenwood Lake (3,443)
  • Lake Hopatcong (11,566)
  • Monksville Reservoir (7,028)
  • Swartswood Lake (2,976)

Hybrid Striped Bass: 4″
(43,696)

  • Lake Hopatcong (23,819)
  • Manasquan Reservoir (7,243)
  • Spruce Run Reservoir (12,634)

Largemouth Bass: 2–4.5″
(26,618)

  • Arbor Lake (2,570)
  • Assunpink Lake (2,013)
  • Lake Hopatcong (6,295)
  • Indian Lake (210)
  • Mercer Lake (2,000)
  • Pompton Lake (5,005)
  • Sunset Lake (6,500)
  • Surprise Lake (2,025)

Landlocked Salmon:
12″ (2,000) and 15.4″ (1,405)

  • Lake Aeroflex (809)
  • Tilcon Lake (740)
  • Wawayanda Lake (1,856)

Channel Catfish: 6″
(22,485)

  • Seven waters

Channel Catfish: 14″

  • Ninety-two waters (13,713)
Plus thousands of black crappie, bluegill sunfish and brown bullheads stocked in over 100 waterbodies throughout the state!
The Hackettstown Hatchery is located in the heart of Hackettstown. It encompasses over 230 acres, consisting of over 65 extensive culture ponds, and a large intensive culture building. The hatchery raises and distributes over 3 million fish each year, representing 15 species.

TROUT STOCKING

Raised with pride at New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Pequest Trout Hatchery

Spring

  • Over 570,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout
  • Average size: 10.5 inches and ½ pound
  • An additional 6,000 breeders 15–21 inches (3–6 pounds)
  • Most waterbodies stocked at least three times
  • 100 streams and 80 lakes stocked statewide
  • All 21 counties stocked
  • 180,000 trout released for Opening Day—April 8, 2017
  • Stocking continues for seven weeks following Opening Day

Fall

  • Second and third weeks in October
    (fall stocking begins October 10, 2017.)
  • All large, two year old trout, measuring 14–16 inches
  • 21,000 trout stocked
  • 37 streams, lakes & ponds
  • 1,000 rainbow trout breeders, averaging 20 inches
  • Best chance to catch big trout

Winter

  • All large two year olds, measuring 15–16 inches
  • Over 4,000 trout
  • 18 lakes and ponds
  • Great fishing all winter long!

Fall and Winter Trout Stocking Schedules Fall Stocking:

Begins Oct. 10, 2017

Second and third weeks in October

Winter Trout Stocking:

November
20 and 21, 2017

Trout Stocking Schedule — 2017 Scan this QR code with your mobile device to view New Jersey’s 2017 trout stocking schedule or go to NJFishandWildlife.com/trtinfo.htm

Warmwater
Fish Stocking List Scan this QR code with your mobile device to view New Jersey’s warmwater fish stocking list or go to NJFishandWildlife.com/fish_warmwater.htm