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PFBC announces changes to stocked trout waters in Bucks County


The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that several changes are being made to trout stocking locations in Bucks County.

Anglers should note these changes in advance of the opening day of trout season on Saturday, April 6, and adjust their plans as necessary.

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is conducting multiple major construction projects in Delaware Canal State Park, which has resulted in lower than normal water levels within sections of the Delaware Canal (Section 03 and Section 05) that were scheduled to be stocked with trout. Due to these conditions, the PFBC has canceled all trout stockings on the Delaware Canal in 2024.

To offset the loss of angling opportunities caused by these cancellations, the PFBC has identified several alternate locations in Bucks County to stock trout this spring. These waters include:

  • Caroline Lake (Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation)
  • The Giving Pond (DCNR, Delaware Canal State Park)
  • Levittown Lake (PFBC)

Caroline Lake and The Giving Pond are new, temporary additions to the Stocked Trout Waters program, while Levittown Lake is an established stocking location and will receive additional trout this season. Anglers interested in fishing these waters should reference the PFBC’s Trout Stocking Schedule for stocking dates and times.

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