RI Ponds Stocked With Trout for Memorial Day Weekend

Channel Catfish Stocked in CT Waters

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking 20 ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with some 6,000 trout in advance of Memorial Day weekend.

For a list of stocked waters, contact DEM’s Division of Fish and Wildlife at (401) 789-7481. A current fishing license and a Trout Conservation Stamp are required to keep or possess a trout. The daily creel and possession limit for trout is 5 through November 30, 2016.

The use of external felt soled or any natural or synthetic porous material capable of absorbing water in any freshwaters in Rhode Island is strictly prohibited. This includes any waters shared with adjacent states in which Rhode Island fishing regulations apply.  For more information or to purchase a license, CLICK HERE.  

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