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The Big Sandy river is stocked by the WV DNR :

Waterbody Name Big Sandy Creek
County Preston
Regulation General
Season All Year
Trout Stock Code BW
Stocking Frequency
Code No.Stockings Period
BW One February
One every two weeks March - May
Hatchery Spring Run
Stock Extent Stocked from Bruceton Mills upstream to Clifton Mills, also at the bridge on WV Secondary Rt. 4/2 near the Pennsylvania state line.
Driving Directions From Morgantown take I-68 East to Exit 23 (Bruceton Mills/State Route 26). Turn left (North) onto State Route 26 and follow about 0.25 miles to County Route 73-73. Turn left (West) onto County Route 73-73 and follow to first right (Mill Street) about 200 feet. Turn right onto Mill Street and follow about 500 feet to parking area for Bruceton Mills Public Access site. This is the start of the stock section of Big Sandy Creek.