TWRA’S 2013-14 Winter Trout Stocking Schedule Announced

Friday, November 8, 2013

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2013-14. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.

The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to fishing.

The trout will average about 10 inches in length. The daily creel limit is seven, but there is no size limit.

Please note that the dates and locations are subject to change. Updates can be found on TWRA’s website at www.tnwildlife.org.

2013-14 TWRA Winter Trout Stocking Schedule

(Dates are subject to change, so check the TWRA website: www.tnwildlife.org)

December 

Day  Location    City

3  Tuesday Shelby Bottoms Park   Nashville

3  Tuesday Sulphur Fork Creek   Springfield

4  Wednesday Cumberland Mtn. State Park  Crossville

4  Wednesday West Fork Stones River  Murfreesboro

5  Thursday Lafayette City Park   Lafayette

5  Thursday Marrowbone Lake   Joelton

6  Friday  Lake Graham    Jackson

6  Friday  J. Percy Priest Tailwaters  Nashville

10  Tuesday Cameron Brown Lake   Germantown

10  Tuesday Edmund-Orgill Park   Millington

10  Tuesday Shelby Park    Memphis

10  Tuesday Johnson Park Lake   Collierville

11  Wednesday Martin City Pond   Martin

11  Wednesday Union City Reelfoot Packing site Union City

11  Wednesday Paris City Park   Paris

11  Wednesday McKenzie City Park   McKenzie

11  Wednesday Cane Creek Park   Cookeville

11  Wednesday Stone Bridge Park   Fayetteville

11  Wednesday Billy Dunlop Park   Clarksville

12  Thursday Kingston Springs Park  Kingston Springs

12  Thursday J.D. Buckner Park   Dickson

12  Thursday Davies Plantation/Yale Road Park Bartlett

12  Thursday Munford City Park   Munford

13  Friday  Nice Mill    Smyrna

13  Friday  Harpeth River    Franklin

13  Friday  McCutcheon Creek   Spring Hill

17  Tuesday Beech Lake    Lexington

January 2014

2  Thursday Lake Junior    Chattanooga

3  Friday  Oneida City Park   Oneida

3  Friday  East Fork, Shoal Creek  Lawrenceburg

3  Friday  J. Percy Priest Tailwaters  Nashville

9  Thursday Lake Graham    Jackson

9  Thursday Athens Recreation Area  Athens

10  Friday  Nice Mill    Smyrna

14  Tuesday Cameron Brown Lake   Germantown

14  Tuesday Edmund-Orgill Park   Millington

14  Tuesday Shelby Farms    Memphis

14  Tuesday Johnson Park Lake   Collierville

15  Wednesday Beech Lake    Lexington

15  Wednesday McKenzie City Pond   McKenzie

15  Wednesday Martin City Park   Martin

15  Wednesday Union City Reelfoot Packing site Union City

15  Wednesday Paris City Park   Paris

16  Thursday Munford City Park   Munford

16  Thursday Davis Plantation/Yale Road Park Bartlett

16  Thursday Big Rock Greenway   Lewisburg

17   Friday  Duck River at Fisherman’s Park Shelbyville

17  Friday  Duck River at Riverside Dam  Columbia

21  Tuesday Cowan City Park   Cowan

22  Wednesday Cane Creek Park   Cookeville

23  Thursday Shelby Bottoms Park   Nashville

24  Friday  Harpeth River    Franklin

24  Friday  McCutcheon Creek   Spring Hill

30  Thursday Lafayette City Park   Lafayette

31  Friday  West Fork Stones River  Murfreesboro

31  Friday  J. Percy Priest Tailwaters  Nashville

February 2014

5  Wednesday Sulphur Ford Creek   Springfield

6  Thursday Billy Dunlop Park   Clarksville

6  Thursday Stonebridge    Fayetteville

7  Friday  Nice Mill    Smyrna

12  Wednesday Lake Junior    Chattanooga

13  Thursday Pickett Lake, Pickett State Park Jamestown

13  Thursday J.D. Buckner Park   Dickson

13  Thursday Kingston Springs Park  Kingston Springs

14  Friday  Marrowbone Lake   Joelton

20  Thursday Cowan City Park   Cowan

21  Friday  Harpeth River    Franklin

21  Friday  McCutcheon Creek   Spring Hill

27  Thursday Big Rock Greenway   Lewisburg

28  Friday  J. Percy Priest Tailwaters  Nashville

March 2014

5  Wednesday Sulphur Fork Creek   Springfield

7  Friday  Nice Mill    Smyrna

12  Wednesday East Fork, Shoal Creek  Lawrenceburg

14  Friday  Duck River at Riverside Dam  Columbia

20  Thursday Shelby Bottoms Park   Nashville

20  Thursday Cowan City Park   Cowan

21  Friday  McCutcheon Creek   Spring Hill

21  Friday  Harpeth River    Franklin



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