Michigan DNR

Michigan’s state fish hatcheries offer up-close experience for all ages

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reared fish at its state fish hatcheries for more than a century. Located throughout Michigan, the DNR’s six state fish hatcheries rear and stock fish for a variety of reasons, including to restore ecosystem balance, provide diverse fishing opportunities, rehabilitate depressed fish populations and reintroduce extirpated species. For 2017, the DNR has launched its Hatchery…