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The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission recently announced its 2016 adult trout stocking schedule for Wyoming County waters.

Last year’s weather caused several headaches and rescheduled stocks because of snow and deep ice, but this year has gone on according to schedule.

Opening day of trout season is slated for April 16, and the PFCB is slated to stock more than 720 streams and 123 lakes across the state.

The local Wyoming County waters are all Commonwealth Inland Waters except for special designations: Bowman Creek, from Route 292 bridge to the vicinity of Marsh Creek, is designated “Catch-and-Release fly fishing only;” and South Branch Tunkhannock Creek, from Route 6 and 11 bridge to Keystone College line, is “delayed harvest artificial lures only.”

Bowman Creek, from Wyoming County Line to Wilson Road (SR 3002 in Noxen) will be stocked with brook and brown trout on April 8 and the week of May 2. Meet at PennDOT rest area on SR 309 and SR 29 at noon for both occurrences.

Bowman Creek, from Wilson Road (SR 3002 in Noxen) to Route 292 will be stocked with brook and brown trout on April 8 and the week of May 2. Meet at PennDOT rest area on SR 309 and SR 29 at noon for both occurrences.

Bowman Creek, from Route 292 bridge to the vicinity of Marsh Creek, will be stocked with brook and brown trout on April 8 and the week of May 9. Meet at PennDOT rest area on SR 309 and SR 29 at noon for both occurrences.

Bowman Creek, from the vicinity of Marsh Creek to Church Road, will be stocked with brook and rainbow trout on April 7, and brown and rainbow trout the week of May 9. Meet at PennDOT rest area on SR 309 and SR 29 at noon for both occurrences.

Horton Creek, from Village Pine Grove SR 3023 to the mouth, will be stocked with rainbow trout on April 21. Meet at the Pump & Pantry on Rt. 11 in Nicholson at 1:30 p.m.

Lake Winola was stocked with rainbow trout on March 26 and will be again May 7. Meet at PFBC access area at Lake Winola at 12:45 p.m.

Leonard Creek, from the Wyoming/Luzerne county line to the mouth, will be stocked with rainbow trout on April 7 and May 2. Meet at PennDOT rest area on SR 309 and SR 29 at noon for both occurrences.

Martins Creek, from SR 167 bridge to the mouth, was stocked with brook and rainbow trout on March 18 and will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout the week of April 18. Meet at the PFBC Oxbow Lake access area at 12:45 p.m.

Mehoopany Creek, from Henry Lott Brook to Mehoopany Creek North Fork, will be stocked with brook trout on April 27. Meet at Forkston Corner, Rt. 87, at 12:30 p.m.

Mehoopany Creek, from Mehoopany Creek North Fork to Rogers Hollow, will be stocked with brook and brown trout on April 5 and 27. Meet at Forkston Corner, Rt. 87, at 12:30 p.m. for both occurrences.

Meshoppen Creek, from West Nicholson Road (SR 3017) to Rt. 29, will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout on April 11 and 28. Meet at Young’s Diner along Rt. 6 in Meshoppen at 1 p.m. for both occurrences.

Meshoppen Creek, from Lemon Creek Road (SR 4019) to Potts Falls, will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout on Apr. 11 and 28. Meet at Young’s Diner along Rt. 6 in Meshoppen at 1 p.m. for both occurrences.

North Branch Mehoopany Creek, from Saxer Road (T 409) to the mouth, will be stocked with brook and brown trout on Apr. 5 and with brown and rainbow trout on Apr. 27. Meet at Forkston Corner, Rt. 87, at 12:30 p.m. for both occurrences.

Oxbow Lake was stocked with rainbow trout on March 18 and will be again May 7. Meet at the PFBC Lake Winola access area at 12:45 p.m.

Riley Creek, from Singer Road (T 309) to the mouth, will be stocked with rainbow trout on April 28. Meet at Young’s Diner along Rt. 6 in Meshoppen at 1 p.m.

South Branch Tunkhannock Creek, from Rt. 6 and 11 bridge to Keystone College line, will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout on April 6 and May 6. Meet at the large pull-off on the left on Rt. 107-East, two-tenths mile from Rt. 6, at 1:30 p.m. for both occurrences.

South Branch Tunkhannock Creek, from Keystone College line to the mouth, will be stocked with brook and rainbow trout on April 6 and brown and rainbow trout on May 6. Meet at large pull-off on the left on Rt. 107-East, two-tenths mile from Rt. 6 at 1:30 p.m. for both occurences.

Tuscarora Creek, from Bradford/Susquehanna county line to the mouth, will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout on April 13 and April 29. Meet at Wysox, Rt. 187 and Rt. 6, at noon for both occurrences.

West Branch Meshoppen Creek, from SR 3004 at Risley Road to the mouth, will be stocked with brown and rainbow trout on April 11 and 28. Meet at Young’s Diner along Rt. 6 in Meshoppen at 1 p.m. for both occurrences.