April 1 Kicks Off Trout Season and Implementation of New York State Trout Stream Management Plan
1.8 Million Catchable-Size Trout to be Stocked in New York Waters
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that trout fishing season in New York State opens on Thursday, April 1. In preparation for opening day, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is stocking 1.8 million catchable trout in waters across the state. In addition to larger size fish being stocked this year, some stream reaches will receive four stockings of trout.