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Tour a DEC Fish Hatchery

 

Fish Hatcheries are used to suppliment the native game fish populations. Bring the entire family to learn about fish egg harvesting, and see how the fry and fingerlings are raised. [Open Seasonally]
 
 
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Adirondack Hatchery
The Adirondacks
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Located approximately 12 miles from the village of Saranac Lake, this facility specializes in rearing landlocked Atlantic salmon for statewide distribution.
Bath Fish Hatchery
The Finger Lakes
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Located one mile from the village of Bath, this hatchery rears lake trout, brown trout and rainbow trout from fish collected from Cayuga Lake.
Caledonia Hatchery
Niagara-Western NY
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Established in 1864, this hatchery is the oldest hatchery in New York State and the Western Hemisphere.
Catskill Hatchery
The Catskills
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Located two of New York State's fabled trout streams, the Beaver Kill and Willowemoc Creek, Catskill Hatchery specializes in rearing brown trout.
Chateaugay Hatchery
The Adirondacks
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Chateaugay Hatchery has a very diverse rearing program which includes lake trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and brook trout
Chautauqua Hatchery
Chautauqua-Allegany Region
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This is the only DEC hatchery currently raising pure strain muskellunge, which are obtained from netting and egg collection on Chautauqua Lake and in some other waters.
Oneida Lake Fish Cultural Station
The Finger Lakes
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The Oneida Fish Culture Station specializes in raising walleye, but it does occasionally raise some rare fish like lake sturgeon, paddlefish and round whitefish.
Randolph Hatchery
Chautauqua-Allegany Region
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This major brood stock facility handles 5-6 million brook, brown and rainbow trout eggs each year with annual production totaling nearly 100,000 pounds of fish.
Rome Hatchery
Central New York
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This facility is one of the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) largest hatcheries boasting an annual production of nearly 160,000 pounds of brook, rainbow and brown trout.
Salmon River Fish Hatchery
Thousand Islands
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​Built in 1980, this hatchery produces more than 2 million fingerlings and close to 1 million yearlings each year and offers self-guided tours.
South Otselic Hatchery
Central New York
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With an annual production of 15,000 pounds of fish, this hatchery rears the entire statewide supply of tiger muskellunge and produces pond-reared walleye fingerlings.
VanHornesville Hatchery
Central New York
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VanHornesville Hatchery raises only rainbow trout, with production totaling about 30,000 pounds.
 
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