Press Release

Southwest Region Rainbow Trout Stocking Schedule for the Month of October

Personnel from Fish and Game's Nampa Hatchery will be releasing more than 29,500 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 7      1,000

Boise River – Barber Park to Glenwood Bridge      Sept. 30, Oct. 21      1,080/1,080

Boise River – Eagle Road to Middleton      October 8, 22      1,080/1,080

Crane Falls Reservoir (Grand View)      September 30      1,200

Duff Lane Pond (Middleton)      October 7      225

Eagle Island Park Pond      October 7      450

Eds Pond (Emmett)      October 14      200

Esthers Pond (Boise)      October 7      1,300

Heroes Park Pond (Meridian)      October 14      150

Kleiner Pond (Meridian)      October 14, 28      450/450

Legacy Pond (Mountain Home)      September 30      350

Lowman (10-mile) Ponds      October 14      600

Lucky Peak Reservoir (Boise)      September 30      5,500

Mann Creek Reservoir (Midvale)      September 30      2,500

Mariposa Pond (Boise)      October 14, 28       125/125

Marsing Pond      Sept. 30, Oct. 28       450/450

McDevitt Pond (Boise)      October 14, 28      450/450

Merrill Pond (Eagle)      October 7      250

Mill Pond (Horseshoe Bend)      October 14      900

Nicholson Pond (Kuna)      September 30       225

Payette Greenbelt Pond      October 14      450

Riverside Pond (Garden City)      Sept. 30, Oct. 21      360/360

Rotary Pond (Caldwell)      October 7      1,100

Sawyers Pond (Emmett)      October 14      900

Settlers Park Pond (Meridian)      October 14, 28      125/125

Weiser Community Pond      October 14      500

Williams Pond (Boise)      October 21      450

Wilson Springs (Nampa)      Sept. 30, Oct. 14, 28      250/250/250

Wilson Springs Ponds (Nampa)      Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 28      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 -