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Trout Stocking Schedule Available Online
Posted: 03/05/2013
MANCHESTER, Iowa – The announced trout stocking streams and dates for 2013 has been released online at

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will release more than 400,000 catchable sized trout to between April 1 and September 30, into streams in northeast Iowa. Trout will continue to be stocked in October, but the streams and dates will not be announced.

Anglers are required to have a trout stamp, in addition to having a valid fishing license, to fish for or possess trout. The daily limit for trout is five with a possession limit of 10.