DEM stocking ponds and rivers with trout across Ocean State

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with trout in advance of Veterans Day.

The DEM says this is a popular time for recreational fishing.

Due to improved water conditions, some areas that were not stocked with trout in October will be stocked.

For additional information and daily updates , follow DEM’s outdoor education page on Facebook, or call 401-780-0281.

The following waters will be stocked with trout beginning Monday, November 9:


Kings Factory Bridge, Pawcatuck River

*Lower Shannock Brook, Pawcatuck River

● Exeter:

Barberville Dam (above), Wood River

165 Check Station, Wood River

● Hopkinton:

Bradford Fishing Area, Pawcatuck River

Wyoming Pond, Wood River

*Hope Valley Fishing Area (Dow Memorial Field), Wood River

● Foster:

Shippee Sawmill Pond

● Richmond:

Carolina Trout Pond

Meadowbrook Pond, Wood River

Woodville, Wood River

Cronan Landing, Pawcatuck River

Grantville Rt. 95 overpass, Wood River

● Scituate:

Hope Dam Fishing Area, Upper Pawtuxet River

● Tiverton:

Stafford Pond

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