HOLLAND, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife are in the process of restocking local lakes, ponds and rivers with trout.
MassWildlife began restocking ponds on March 6 in eastern Massachusetts and began restocking the Hampton Pond in Westfield and Congomond Lakes in Southwick with Brown Trout last Tuesday. In the last week, more than 30 locations across western Massachusetts have been restocked with Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Eastern Brook Trout.
Some locations already restocked include:
- Holland – Holland Pond
- Brimfield – Little Alum Pond
- Ware/Palmer – Ware River
- Hampden/Monson – Scantic River
- Huntington – Westfield River
- Belchertown – Metacomet Lake
- Palmer – Forest Lake
- Easthampton/Southampton – Manhan River
- Northampton – North Branch Manhan River
- Granby – Bachelor Brook
- Granby – Dufresne Farm Pond
- South Hadley – Bachelor Brook
- Sturbridge – Alum Pond (Brown Trout)
- Pittsfield – Onota Lake
- Wilbraham – Spectacle Pond (Eastern Brook Trout)
- Wilbraham – Nine Mile Pond (Eastern Brook Trout)
- Stockbridge – Stockbridge Bowl
- Springfield – Five Mile Pond (Eastern Brook Trout)
- Ludlow – Chapin Pond (Eastern Brook Trout)
- Lee – Laurel Lake
- Monterey – Konkapot River
- Brookfield – Quacumquasit Pond
- Southwick – Congamond Lake
- Westfield – Hampton Pond
- Full list on the MassWildlife website.
Over the next few weeks, dozens of bodies of water will be restocked with different species of trout.