Rivers and ponds across Rhode Island being stocked with trout ahead of Columbus Day weekend

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking trout in freshwaters across Rhode Island next week in advance of Columbus Day weekend – a popular time for recreational fishing.

The following waters will be stocked with trout before Columbus Day:

  • Bradford – Pawcatuck River
  • Burrillville – Round Top Ponds
  • Charlestown – Lower Shannock – Pawcatuck River
  • Exeter – Breakheart Pond, Browning Mill Pond, Rte. 165 Check Station – Wood River
  • Glocester – Spring Grove Pond
  • Hopkinton – Barberville Dam, Hope Valley Fishing Area (Dow Field Ball Park), Wyoming Pond  Wood River
  • Lincoln – Olney Pond (Lincoln Woods State Park)
  • North Kingstown – Silver Spring Lake
  • Richmond – Grantville (Rt 95 underpass), Meadowbrook Pond, Woodville, Wyoming Pond – Wood River
  • Richmond – Beaver River
  • Scituate – Hope Mill Landing – Upper Pawtuxet River
  • South Kingstown – Barber Pond
  • Tiverton – Stafford Pond

For daily stocking updates, follow DEM’s outdoor education page on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RIFishwildlife/