Press Release

October trout stocking schedule for the Southeast Region

Something fishy is going on in southeast Idaho!  Personnel from Idaho Fish and Game’s hatcheries in the Southeast Region will be releasing over 150,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout at various locations during October.  This is no trick… it’s all treat!

Some notable stocking highlights include:

  • American Falls Reservoir – 42,000 rainbow trout
  • Blackfoot Reservoir – 80,000 rainbow trout
  • Chesterfield Reservoir – 16,200 rainbow trout
Location Week to be Stocked Number of Trout

American Falls Reservoir

Oct 14 – Oct 18 42,000

Bannock Reservoir

Oct 7 – Oct 11 500

Bannock Reservoir
(Stocking 16-in rainbow trout)

Sep 30 – Oct 4 125

Bear River
(Oneida Narrows at Red Point and 1st Bridge Below Oneida Dam)

Sep 30 – Oct 4 750

Bear River
(Oneida Narrows at Red Point and 1st Bridge Below Oneida Dam)

Oct 21 - 25 1000

Bear River (Below Alexander Dam)

Oct 14 - 18 250

Blackfoot Reservoir

Sep 30 – Oct 4 20,000

Blackfoot Reservoir

Oct 28 – Nov 1 60,000

Blackfoot River  (Below dam and at the these campgrounds: Sage Hen, Cutthroat, and Graves)

Sep 30 – Oct 4 3,000

Chesterfield Reservoir

Sep 30 – Oct 4 16,200

Crystal Springs Pond

Oct 14 - 18 500

Crystal Springs Pond

Oct 28 – Nov 1 500

Crystal Springs Pond
(Stocking 16-in rainbow trout)

Sep 30 – Oct 4 125

Foster Reservoir

Oct 7 – Oct 11 2,100

Glendale Reservoir

Oct 7 – Oct 11 3,400

Montpelier Rearing Pond

Oct 7 - 11 250

Montpelier Rearing Pond

Oct 14 - 18 250

Portneuf River
(Below Pebble/Above Lava)

Oct 21 - 25 1,250

Rose Pond

Oct 28 – Nov 1 500

Springfield Lake
(Stocking 16-in rainbow trout)

Sep 30 – Oct 4 1,000

The number of trout actually released may be altered by weather, water conditions, equipment problems or schedule changes. If delays occur, trout will be stocked when conditions become favorable.