New York | Fall Brown Trout Stocking

A total of 7,850 brown trout were released in late October and early November to provide additional fishing opportunities for Long Island anglers.

DEC Region 1 has completed the fall trout stocking of waters throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

A total of 7,850 brown trout were released in late October and early November to provide additional fishing opportunities for Long Island anglers. Waters in Nassau County received 3,400 trout in Oyster Bay Mill Pond, Upper Twin Pond in Wantagh, and Massapequa Reservoir. Suffolk County received 4,450 trout for Argyle Lake, Southards Pond, Kahlers Pond, Twin Pond in Centerport, West Lake, Upper Yaphank Lake, Deep Pond, and the tidal waters of the Carmans River, Nissequogue River, and Swan River.

The yearling brown trout were approximately 10 -12 inches and were delivered to Long Island by DEC Catskill Hatchery staff.

Please remember to be safe out there while enjoying some fall freshwater fishing opportunities!

Visit DEC’s website for information about freshwater fishing on Long Island or e-mail fwfish1@dec.ny.gov.

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