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:

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
Crescent Pond T9 R15 Piscataquis Lake Trout Proposal to transfer lake trout from nearby Allagash Lake. Crescent Pond is currently proposed to be removed from the State Heritage Fish Waters list through the rulemaking process. This transfer proposal is contingent upon the outcome of that rulemaking August 24, 2018 Crescent Pond Stocking Proposal

Proposals to Discontinue Stocking Programs

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

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