Press Release

Rainbow Trout Stocking Schedule for Southwest Idaho

Personnel from Fish and Game's Nampa Hatchery will be releasing more than 18,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout at the following locations during October. Local ponds are the primary focus of this stocking effort due to cooler weather and correspondingly cooler water temperatures.

LOCATION - WEEK STOCKED - NUMBER OF TROUT

Boise River, above Glenwood Bridge - October 5, 19 - 1,080/1,080

Boise River, below Glenwood Bridge - October 5, 19 - 1,080/1,080

Caldwell Pond #2 - October 5 - 500

Duff Lane Pond (Middleton) - October 5 - 225

Eagle Island Park Pond - October 5 - 450

Eds Pond (Emmett) - October 5 - 200

Heroes Park Pond (Meridian) - October 19 - 150

Kleiner Pond (Meridian) - October 5 - 900

Lowman (10-mile) Ponds - September 28 - 600

Marsing Pond - September 28 - 450

McDevitt Pond (Boise) - October 5, 19 - 450/450

Merrill Pond (Eagle) - October 5, 19 - 125/125

Mill Pond (Horseshoe Bend) - October 5 - 900

Parkcenter Pond (Boise) - October 5 - 900

Payette Greenbelt Pond - October 12 - 450

Payette River (Plaza Bridge - Emmett) - October 5 - 500

Riverside Pond (Boise) - October 5, 19 - 360/360

Rotary Pond (Caldwell) - October 5 - 1,100

Sawyers Ponds (Emmett) - October 5 - 900

Sego Prairie Pond (Kuna) - October 19 - 225

Settlers Park Pond (Meridian) - October 5, 19 - 125/125

Veterans Park Pond (Boise) - October 5 - 450

Weiser Community Pond - October 12 - 500

Williams Pond (Boise) - October 5 - 450

Wilson Springs (Nampa) - Sept. 28, Oct. 19 - 250/250

Wilson Springs Ponds (Nampa) - Sept. 28, October 5, 19, 26 - 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.