2019-2020 Trout Stocking

Harvest Regulations

  • No Minimum Length Limit; Daily Bag = 5 trout
  • Many of the locations being stocked are Community Fishing Lakes (CFL) or are within a Texas State Park. An angler fishing in a CFL or from a dock, pier, or jetty within a Texas State Park may use no more than two poles.
  • Special limits are in effect on parts of the Guadalupe River.

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Locations and Dates

Dates and locations are subject to change. Most trout stocking occurs between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Exact times are unavailable.

Neighborhood Fishin' ponds (marked with * ) will be stocked frequently throughout the season.


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City Stocking Location Total Dates Hatchery
Abilene Cal Young Park Lake 2,876 12/11/19, 1/12/2020, 2/4/2020 PK
Abilene Elm Creek Buffalo Wallow 450 12/11/2019, 1/8/2020, 2/4/2020 PK
Abilene Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Pond 1 1,050 12/15/2019, 1/26/2020, 2/16/2020 PK
Allen Bethany Park Pond C 3,200 12/9/2019 TFFC
Amarillo Medical Center South* 4,424 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 PK
Amarillo Theo (Caprock Canyon) 1,600 12/11/2019 PK
Athens TFFC Casting Pond (Lake Zebco 2) 7,200 December, January and February, various stockings TFFC
Austin Bullfrog Pond* 896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 AEW
Austin Camp Mabry 2,000 2/27/2020 AEW
Austin Kingfisher Lake* 1,792 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 AEW
Austin Onion Creek - Upper Falls 1,500 2/2/2020 AEW
Bandera Bandera City Park Lake 578 12/17/2019 AEW
Baytown Evergreen Pond 2 500 12/11/2019 ETFH
Beaumont LNVA Barrier Pond 3,500 12/12/2019, 1/23/2020 ETFH
Belton Nolan Creek 1,600 12/21/2019, 12/28/2019 AEW
Big Spring Comanche Trails 4,000 12/3/2019, 1/13/2020 PK
Blanco Blanco State Park #4 4,500 12/6/2019, 12/20/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/30/2020, 2/28/20 AEW
Boerne Boerne City 1,000 12/4/2019 AEW
Borden Borden City Lake 500 1/10/2020 ETFH
Brady Richards Park - Upper 1,000 12/10/2019, 1/15/2020 PK
Buda Bradfield Pond 2 1,000 12/20/2019 AEW
Burleson Bailey Lake 1,600 12/2/2019, 1/8/2020 AEW
Caldwell Davidson Creek Pond #1 500 2/5/2020 ETFH
Canton Two - Acre Lake 1,000 12/4/2019 TFFC
Canyon Canyon Southeast Park Lake 1,666 12/12/2019, 1/15/2020 PK
Carrollton Josey Ranch Park South Pond 1,000 12/17/2019 TFFC
Castroville Landmark Inn State Historical Site (Mill Tailrace) 1,000 2/9/2020 AEW
Cedar Hill Cedar Hill State Park Perch Pond 1,250 1/15/2020, 2/4/2020 TFFC
Centerville Fort Boggy State Park 2,600 3/1/2020 ETFH
Chandler Winchester Lake 1,000 12/14/2019, 1/14/2020 TFFC
Cleburne Cleburne-Hulen Park 1,300 1/19/2020 AEW
College Station Central Park Pond #1* 1,792 11/27/2019, 12/12/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 AEW
College Station Cy Miller Pond 828 1/21/2020 ETFH
College Station John Crompton Park Pond 500 1/16/2020 ETFH
Colorado City Ruddick Park 400 12/12/2019, 1/9/2020 PK
Conroe Carl Barton Jr. Park Pond 2,500 1/2/2020, 2/6/2020 ETFH
Copperas Cove Copperas Cove City 1,000 12/12/2019, 2/16/2020 AEW
Corpus Christi West Guth Park Pond 1,000 1/9/2020 AEW
Crane Crane County Pond 1,000 12/5/2019, 1/14/2020 PK
Daingerfield Daingerfield State Park 4,000 1/19/2020 TFFC
Dalhart Rita Blanca Kids Fishing Pond 2,929 12/10/2019, 2/4/2020 PK
Dallas Kleberg-Rylie Recreation Center 1,400 1/22/2020 TFFC
Deer Park Dow Park Pool 500 1/24/2020 ETFH
Denison Waterloo Park Pond 6,255 12/12/2019, 1/5/2020, 2/2/2020, 2/23/2020 TFFC
Denton South Lakes Park Pond* 2,400 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 TFFC
Duncanville Lakeside Park* 1,896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 TFFC
El Paso Ascarate 6,000 12/4/2019, 1/19/2020, 2/5/2020, 3/4/2020 AEW
Emory Emory City Park Lake 250 2/19/2020 TFFC
Flower Mound Heritage Park 375 1/8/2020 TFFC
Flower Mound Rheudasil Park 1,250 1/8/2020 TFFC
Fort Worth Greenbriar Park* 1,896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 TFFC
Fort Worth River Park Clear Fork of the Trinity River 3,703 1/22/2020, 2/5/2020 PK
Fort Worth Trinity Park Clear Fork Trinity River 5,253 1/7/2020, 2/5/2020, 2/26/2020 PK
Fredericksburg L.B.J. State Park 533 1/3/2020 AEW
Fredericksburg Lady Bird (Municipal Park) 200 1/26/2020 AEW
Friendswood Lake Friendswood 500 2/7/2020 ETFH
Frisco Frisco Commons Pond 3,500 2/9/2020 TFFC
Gainesville Keneteso Pond 2,500 1/12/2020 TFFC
Garland Ablon Park Pond 2,250 1/30/2020 TFFC
Georgetown Blue Hole Park Lake 1,250 1/15/2020 AEW
Glen Rose Glen Rose Town Lake 2,800 12/4/2019, 1/8/2020 PK
Glen Rose Paluxy River at Dinosaur Valley SP 800 2/17/2020 AEW
Graford Possum Kingdom Tailrace 12,000 11/27/2019, 12/19/2019, 1/2/2020, 1/16/2020, 1/30/2020, 2/14/2020, 2/17/20, 2/27/2020 PK
Grand Prairie Mike Lewis Park 2,500 1/16/2020, 2/16/2020 PK
Greenville Graham Park Pond 2,500 2/16/2020 TFFC
Hale Center Caudle 1,200 12/8/2019 PK
Harker Heights Carl Levin City Park Pond 350 12/18/2019 AEW
Harlingen Harlingen Sports Complex 1,000 2/9/2020 Our apologies, the previously posted date was incorrect. AEW
Harris Meyer Park Pond 1,071 1/17/2020 ETFH
Haskell Haskell City Park Pond 1150 1/21/2020 2/23/2020 PK
Hearne Hearne Eastside Park Pond [59] 1,000 2/22/2020 ETFH
Houston Bane Park Lake 1,071 1/17/2020--delayed until 1/21/2020 ETFH
Houston Eisenhower Park Pond 3,600 1/13/2020 ETFH
Houston Herman Brown Park Pond 500 1/21/2020 ETFH
Houston Kickerillo-Mischer 1,071 1/17/2020 ETFH
Houston Mary Jo Peckham Park* 3,160 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 ETFH
Houston Sheldon State Park Children's #1 900 1/8/2020 ETFH
Houston Tom Bass I 1,000 1/16/2020 ETFH
Houston Tom Bass III 4,750 1/2/2020 ETFH
Hurst Hurst Chisholm Park* 1,896 11/27/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/24/2020, 2/21/2020 TFFC
Jacksboro Fort Richardson State Park 2,507 12/15/2019, 1/12/2020, 2/9/2020 PK
Jasper Jasper City Park Pond 1,800 1/26/2020 ETFH
Junction South Llano River State Park 2,200 12/20/2019, 1/17/2020 AEW
Keller Bear Creek Park 1,750 12/18/2019, 1/25/2020 TFFC
Kendleton King Kennedy Memorial Park 850 1/3/2020 ETFH
Kennedale Sonora Park 1,600 1/6/2020, 2/20/2020 PK
Kerrville Louise Hays Park 2,400 12/19/2019, 1/16/2020 AEW
Kilgore Elder Lake 2,892 12/18/2019 TFFC
Kosse Kosse City Park Pond 700 12/10/2019 AEW
Lamesa Lamesa 9th Street Park Lake 4,000 12/11/2019, 1/29/2020 PK
Lampasas W. M. Brook Park Lake 700 12/16/2019 AEW
Leakey Garner State Park (Frio River) 2,500 12/18/2019, 1/15/2020 Our apologies, the previously posted date was incorrect. AEW
Levelland Breshears Lake 1,600 12/3/2019 PK
Levelland Lobo Lake 1,600 12/3/2019 PK
Lewisville Lewisville Tailrace (Elm Fork Trinity River) 3,100 1/15/2020 & 2/18/2020-postponed indefinitely due to high water TFFC
Llano Llano River (Castell downstream) 2,400 12/11/2019 AEW
Longview Teague Park 2,500 2/23/2020 TFFC
Luling Palmetto State Park 1,000 1/8/2020 AEW
Mansfield Chandler Park 400 12/4/2019 TFFC
Mansfield Chris Burkett Service Center Pond 100 12/12/2019 TFFC
Mansfield Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park 350 12/12/2019 TFFC
Mansfield Rose Park 465 12/2/2019 PK
Marathon Pena Colorado 334 12/18/2019 PK
Mason Llano at James Crossing (Hwy 2389) 2,500 12/7/2019, 1/29/2020 AEW
Mathis Lake Corpus Christi 2,200 1/27/2020 AEW
McGregor Amsler Park 3,200 12/12/2019, 1/30/2020, 2/2/2020 AEW
McKinney Towne Lake 5,500 2/23/2020 TFFC
Meadows Place Mark McGrath Park Pond 1,100 12/11/2019 ETFH
Meridian Meridian State Park 2,000 1/9/2020 AEW
Mesquite Mesquite City Lake* 3,160 11/27/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/24/2020, 2/21/2020 TFFC
Mexia Fort Park State Park (Springfield) 1,000 1/26/2020 AEW
Midland Beal Park Lake 1,000 12/18/2019, 2/26/2020 PK
Midland C. J. Kelly Park Pond 2,000 12/18/2019, 1/7/2020, 2/26/2020 PK
Missouri City American Legion Park Pond 1,200 1/3/2020 ETFH
Missouri City Blue Ridge Park Pond 700 1/2/2020 ETFH
Missouri City Kitty Hollow Lake 1,000 1/3/2020 ETFH
Missouri City Missouri City C.P.L.* 3,896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 1/30/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 ETFH
Monahans Monahans Perch Pond 2,000 12/5/2019 PK
Mont Belvieu Mont Belvieu City Park 1,500 1/26/2020 ETFH
Mt. Pleasant Bob Sandlin State Park 2,500 12/19/2019, 1/26/2020, 2/18/2020 TFFC
Mt. Pleasant Heritage Park Lake 1,000 12/17/2019 TFFC
Murphy Murphy City Hall Pond 4,000 2/23/2020 TFFC
Nacogdoches Lakeside Park Pond 769 1/26/2020 ETFH
Nederland Doornbos Park 500 2/23/2020 ETFH
New Braunfels Canyon Tailrace (Guadalupe River) 21,998 12/6/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/20/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/3/2020, 1/10/2020, 1/17/2020, 1/24/2020, 1/31/2020, 3/6/20 AEW
New Braunfels Fischer Park Pond 1 420 12/5/2019 AEW
North Richland Hills Linda Spurlock Park 400 2/27/2020 TFFC
Odessa Comanche Trails Park 3,500 12/18/2019, 1/9/2020, 2/9/2020, 3/3/2020 PK
Pampa City Pampa City 2,000 12/10/2019, 2/4/2020 PK
Pasadena Burke-Crenshaw Lake* 2,400 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 ETFH
Pearland Centennial Park Pond 1,650 1/22/2020 ETFH
Perryton Lake Fryer 2,000 12/5/2019, 1/7/2020 PK
Pittsburg Pittsburg City Lake 2,000 1/23/2019, 3/1/2020 TFFC
Pottsboro Pottsboro Lake 1,275 12/11/2019 TFFC
Prosper Frontier Park Pond 2,640 2/23/2020 TFFC
Richmond Jones Creek Ranch Park 1,000 1/8/2020 ETFH
Rockwall Myers Park 1,400 1/29/2020 TFFC
Rosenberg Bates Allen Park 2 1,000 1/3/2020 ETFH
Rosenberg Seabourne Creek Park 1,314 2/16/2020 ETFH
Round Rock Shirley McDonald Park Pond 500 1/21/2020 AEW
Rowlett Rowlett Community Park North Pond 1,000 12/18/2019 TFFC
San Angelo Oakes Street* 2,656 11/27/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/24/2020, 2/21/2020 PK
San Antonio Earl Scott Pond 650 1/29/2020 AEW
San Antonio Live Oak City 1,150 12/18/2019, 1/9/2020, 1/15/2020 AEW
San Antonio Miller's Pond* 3,792 11/27/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/24/2020, 2/21/2020 AEW
San Antonio Southside Lions Park (Hi-Lions)* 4,744 11/27/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/24/2020, 2/21/2020 AEW
Seymour Seymour Pond North 500 12/4/2019, 1/8/2020, 2/5/2020 PK
Sherman Pebblebrook Community Park Pond 1,570 3/1/2020 TFFC
Smithville Buescher State Park 2,000 12/13/2019, 1/2/2020 AEW
Somerville Bluestem Pond 500 12/17/2019 ETFH
Somerville Nails Creek Pond #1 500 12/17/2019 ETFH
Spring Beaver Pond - Cypress Creek Park 1,500 1/14/2020 ETFH
Spring Big Lake - Cypress Creek Park 2,000 1/14/2020 ETFH
Spring Dennis Johnston Park 1,428 1/17/2020--delayed until 1/22/2020 ETFH
Spring Hart Pundt Lake 1,428 1/17/2020--delayed until 1/22/2020 ETFH
Spring Herman Little Pond* 1,896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 ETFH
Spring Branch Guadalupe River State Park (Guadalupe River) 1,250 1/4/2020 AEW
Stephenville Stephenville Park Pond 1,000 3/1/2020 AEW
Sugar Land Eldridge Park Pond 700 1/22/2020 ETFH
Sulphur Springs Lake Melton 602 1/26/2020 TFFC
Sulphur Springs Peavine Pinion Pond 2,000 2/2/2020 TFFC
Temple Marvin Finn Pond-Sammons Park #2 300 12/8/2019 AEW
Temple Miller Park Pond 1,150 12/8/2019, 3/1/2020 AEW
Terrell Ben Gill Park Pond 750 11/26/2019 TFFC
Texarkana Spring Lake Park 4,100 12/19/2019, 1/23/2020, 2/22/2020 TFFC
Texas City Carver Park Lake 500 1/28/2020 ETFH
Tomball Burroughs Park 1,431 1/17/2020--delayed until 1/21/2020 ETFH
Tyler Faulkner Park Lake 1,900 11/26/2019, 1/8/2020 TFFC
Tyler Tyler State Park 2,030 12/5/2019, 1/16/2020 TFFC
Tyler Woldert Park Pond 1,700 11/26/2019, 1/8/2020 TFFC
University Park Caruth Park 1,000 12/3/2019, 1/22/2020 TFFC
Valley View Johnson Branch 2 500 12/4/2019 TFFC
Vanderpool Lost Maples State Park - Lower 500 1/28/2020 AEW
Vidor Claiborne West Park 1,000 1/13/2020, 2/4/2020 ETFH
Waco Buena Vista Park Lake* 896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 AEW
Waco Nora Pond 400 12/11/2019, 2/2/2020-moved to Amsler Park due to low water AEW
Wasahachie Mustang Creek Park 2,000 12/2/2019, 1/14/2020 TFFC
Waskom Waskom City Pond 1,000 12/17/2019, 2/18/2020 TFFC
Waxahachie Sports Complex Park 2,000 12/2/2019, 1/14/2020 TFFC
Weatherford Holland Lake Park 2,000 12/6/2019, 1/3/2020, 2/6/2020 TFFC
West Columbia First Capitol Park Pond 500 12/11/2019 ETFH
Wichita Falls Plum Lake 1,600 12/19/2019, 1/30/2020, 3/8/2020 PK
Wichita Falls South Weeks* 896 11/27/2019, 12/13/2019, 12/27/2019, 1/10/2020, 1/24/2020, 2/7/2020, 2/21/2020, 3/6/2020 PK
Wills Point Pear Trees Pond 1,000 2/17/2020 TFFC
Wood Bridge Bob's Pond 1,250 2/9/2020 TFFC
Woodville Magnolia Ridge Pond (Town Bluff Project) 1,700 12/4/2019 ETFH
Total to be Stocked 351,200

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PK (Possum Kingdom Fish Hatchery): 940-779-2301
TFFC (Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center): 903-676-2277
TPWD Inland Fisheries, Austin: 1-512-389-4444

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