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 is soliciting comments on proposals 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
Tilton Pond Fayette Kennebec Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. May 14, 2021 Tilton Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal
Upper Morrison Pond Great Pond Hancock Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. May 14, 2021 Upper Morrison Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal
Fox Pond T17 R12 WELS Aroostook Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. May 14, 2021 Fox Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal

Proposals to Discontinue Stocking Programs

Water Town County Species Program Details Public Comment Period Additional Information
Round Pond Albany Oxford Brook Trout

Proposal to discontinue brook trout stocking program.

May 14, 2021 Round Pond (Albany) Proposal to Discontinue Stocking Program
Baker Pond Tomhegan Twp Somerset Brook Trout

Proposal to discontinue brook trout stocking program.

May 14, 2021 Baker Pond Proposal to Discontinue Stocking Program
Frost Pond T3 R11 WELS Piscataquis Brook Trout

Proposal to discontinue brook trout stocking program.

May 14, 2021 Frost Pond Proposal to Discontinue Stocking Program
Spaulding Pond Dole Brook Twp. Somerset Brook Trout

Proposal to discontinue brook trout stocking program.

May 14, 2021 Spaulding Pond Proposal to Discontinue Stocking Program
Upper Wilson Pond Bowdoin College Grant West Twp. Piscataquis Landlocked Salmon

Proposal to discontinue landlocked salmon stocking program.

May 14, 2021 Upper Wilson Pond Proposal to Discontinue Stocking Program

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