Press Release

Here's where trout are being stocked in SW Idaho in October

Local Ponds the Focus of October Stocking Efforts

Personnel from Fish and Game's Nampa Hatchery will be releasing more than 28,500 catchable-sized rainbow trout at the following locations during October. Local ponds are the primary focus of this stocking effort due to milder weather and correspondingly cooler water temperatures.

LOCATION      WEEK STOCKED      NUMBER OF TROUT

Arrowrock Reservoir      October 1      8,550

Boise River - above Glenwood Bridge      October 8, 22      1,080/1,080

Boise River - below Glenwood Bridge      October 8, 22      1,080/1,080

Caldwell Pond #2      October 1      500

Duff Lane Pond (Middleton)      October 1      225

Eagle Island Park Pond      October 8      450

Eds Pond (Emmett)      October 15      200

Esthers Pond (Boise)      October 1      1,300

Heroes Park Pond (Meridian)      October 8      150

Kleiner Pond (Meridian)      October 1, 22      450/450

Lowman (10-mile) Ponds      October 15      600

Mann Creek Reservoir (Midvail)      October 1      1,400

Marsing Pond      October 1      450

McDevitt Pond (Boise)      October 8, 22      450/450

Merrill Pond (Eagle)      October 8      250

Mill Pond (Horseshoe Bend)      October 15      900

Parkcenter Pond (Boise)      October 8      750

Payette Greenbelt Pond      October 15      450

Riverside Pond (Boise)      October 8, 22      360/360

Rotary Pond (Caldwell)      October 1      1,100

Sawyers Pond (Emmett)      October 15      900

Sego Prairie Pond (Kuna)      October 1      225

Settlers Park Pond (Meridian)      October 8, 22      125/125

Weiser Community Pond      October 15      500

Williams Pond (Boise)      October 8      450

Wilson Springs (Nampa)      October 1, 15      250/250

Wilson Springs Ponds (Nampa)      October 1, 8, 15, 22      400/400/400/400

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.

- IDFG -