Midwestern Accelerated Stocking Packages

The Midwestern Stocking recommendation includes a mix of native gamefish and fast-growing sportfish that thrive in the bodies of water found throughout the Midwest.  The included species will excel in the hottest part of the summer and also tolerate the harsh conditions of winter.  The recommended mix of bluegill and redear sunfish readily produce the support predatory fish, including largemouth bass and hybrid striped bass.  In addition, a twice annual supplemental stocking of fathead minnows and golden shiners will increase the growth rate of the predator population and help control insect larvae.

Accelerated Species Accelerated Size 1/4 Surface Acre 1/2 Surface Acre 3/4 Surface Acre 1 Surface Acre
Fathead Minnows 1-3" 10 lbs 20 lbs 30 lbs 40 lbs
Golden Shinners 2-4" 5 lbs 10 lbs 25 lbs 35 lbs
Largemouth Bass 5-7" 25 50 75 100
Hybrid Striped Bass 5-7" 15 25 35 50
Bluegill Sunfish 4-6" 100 200 250 350
Hybrid Bluegill 4-6" 50 100 150 250
Redear Sunfish 4-6" 50 100 150 200
Channel Catfish 9-11" 30 50 80 100
Triploid Grass Carp 8-11" 2 4 6 8
Bullfrog Tadpoles 1-3" 75 150 200 350
Stocking Package Total   $845.53 $1,632.41 $2,465.59 $3,477.67