Anglers are reminded to purchase a 2023 fishing license and trout stamp.

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced on Monday that the following waters were stocked during the week of May 23-27:

  • Anthony Creek
  • Blackwater River
  • Bullskin Run
  • Cacapon Park Lakes
  • Cherry River
  • Cranberry River
  • East Fork Greenbrier River
  • Elk River (Randolph, Webster)
  • Evitts Run
  • Gandy Creek
  • Glady Fork
  • Indian Creek
  • Knapps Creek
  • Laurel Fork (Randolph)
  • Little River East Fork Greenbrier River
  • Little River West Fork Greenbrier River
  • Lost River
  • Middle Creek (Berkeley)
  • Mill Creek (Berkeley)
  • New Creek
  • North Branch Potomac River (Jennings Randolph Tailwaters)
  • North Fork Cherry River
  • North Fork Patterson Creek
  • North Fork South Branch
  • North Fork South Branch (Catch and Release)
  • Opequon Creek
  • Rich Creek
  • Rocky Marsh Run
  • Seneca Lake
  • Shavers Fork (Bemis)
  • Shavers Fork (Lower Section)
  • Shavers Fork (Upper Section)
  • South Branch (Franklin)
  • South Branch (Smoke Hole)
  • South Fork Cherry River
  • Spruce Knob Lake
  • Summersville Tailwaters
  • Summit Lake
  • Trout Run
  • Waites Run
  • Watoga Lake
  • West Fork Greenbrier River
  • Williams River

Trout stocking updates are also available by calling the trout stocking hotline at 304-558-3399. They are also posted online at For a complete list of stocking locations and frequency of stockings, anglers should consult pages 14 and 15 of the 2023 West Virginia Fishing Regulations Summary, available to download at

All anglers 15 years and older are required to have a West Virginia fishing license, trout stamp and a valid form of identification while fishing for trout. Licenses and stamps can be purchased at 175 retail locations across the state or online at

To learn more about fishing opportunities and trout stockings in West Virginia, visit