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Freshwater & Diadromous Fisheries

The Freshwater and Diadromous Fisheries section of the RI Division of Fish and Wildlife is located at the Great Swamp Field Headquarters, Great Neck Road, West Kingston, RI 02892 (401) 789-7481. The staff is responsible for the research and management of the freshwater and diadromous fisheries resources of the state. This includes pond and stream fisheries surveys, restoration and management of diadromous fish runs, the operation of four freshwater hatcheries, the management of sound stocking programs, and the organization of execution of Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) programs.

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Trout Stocking Updates

Fall 2021

 
  • 10-7-2021
    Carbuncle Pond: Coventry
    Grantville, Route 95 underpass, Wood River, Richmond
    Dow Athletic Field & Dam, Wood River, Hope Valley
    Meadow Brook Pond, Richmond
    Kings Factory Bridge, Pawcatuck River, Charlestown
    Bradford Landing, Pawcatuck River, Hopkinton

  • 10-5-2021
    Round Top Ponds, Burrillville
    Shippee Sawmill, Foster
    Spring Grove, Chepachet
    Upper Pawtuxet, Coventry
    Carolina Trout Pond, Richmond
    Cronan Landing, Wood River, Hopkinton

  • 10-4-2021
    Silver Spring, North Kingstown
    Barber Pond, South Kingstown
    Lower Shannock, Charlestown
    Woodville, Richmond
    Barberville Dam, Hope Valley
    Browning Mill Pond, Exeter
    Breakheart, Exeter
    165 Check Station, Exeter

  • 10-1-2021
    Stafford Pond, Tiverton
    Eight Rod, Tiverton
    Olney Pond, Lincoln Woods State Park
    Willet Pond, East Providence

  • 09-28-2021 DEM Stocking Local Waters with Trout October 1-8 for Fall Fishing Season

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Contact
Freshwater Fisheries & Wildlife
Great Swamp Field Headquarters
Great Neck Road
West Kingston, RI 02892
Phone: (401) 789-7481
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