Proposed Stocking Program Changes

Stocking proposals are presented below for public comment in accordance with Sec. 1. 12 § 12758-A. Stocking programs that have been proposed for termination are also presented below for public comment.

Please contact Francis Brautigam, if you have questions regarding these stocking changes.

The public comment period is 30 days from the posting date of the proposed stocking program change.

Contact person for filing written comments: Becky Orff, Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, 284 State Street, 41 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333-0041. Email: Becky.Orff@maine.gov.

The State has proposed to initiate new stocking programs or to permanently discontinue stocking programs on the following waters.

New Stocking Program Proposals

Water Town County Species Program Details Public Comment Period Full Proposal
No proposals at this time.

Proposals to Discontinue Stocking Programs

Water Town County Species Program Details Public Comment Period Additional Information
Torsey Pond Mount Vernon/ Readfield Kennebec Brown Trout

Proposal to discontinue brown trout stocking due to low survival and poor returns to the angler.

October 24, 2018 Torsey Pond, 2018
Webber Pond Vassalboro Kennebec Brown Trout

Proposal to discontinue brown trout stocking due to low survival and poor returns to the angler.

October 24, 2018 Webber Pond, 2018
Wilson Pond Vassalboro Kennebec Brown Trout

Proposal to discontinue brown trout stocking due to low survival and poor returns to the angler.

October 24, 2018 Wilson Pond, 2018

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