Fish Stocking

A well stocked pond can provide many recreational opportunities for your family. The Ontario County SWCD fish stocking program provides suitable species at a reasonable cost. Residents with ponds may purchase certified disease free fish to place in their ponds. DEC permits are required for fish stocking in private ponds. Permits are free and application information can be found at Triploid grass carp require an additional DEC permit and information about that can be found at

If you ordered fish this year, pick-up is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 12pm-1pm. Make sure to bring a container of pond water at pick-up to transport your fish.

Pick-up location: Parking lot at the Ontario County Cornell Cooperative Extension building, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Due to concerns over COVID-19, please stay in your car and wait until further instruction.