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
Big Eddy Pond Topsham Sagadahoc Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. April 18, 2019 Big Eddy Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal
SAM Pond Augusta Kennebec Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. April 18, 2019 SAM Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal
Upper Spectacle Pond T19 ED BPP Washington Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. April 18, 2019 Upper Spectacle Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal
Rideout Pond T19 R12 WELS Aroostook Brook Trout Proposal to stock brook trout annually. April 18, 2019 Rideout Pond Brook Trout Stocking Proposal

Proposals to Discontinue Stocking Programs

Water Town County Species Program Details Public Comment Period Additional Information
Moores Pond Lexington Twp. Somerset Brook Trout April 18, 2019 Proposal to Discontinue Brook Trout Stocking at Moores Pond

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