Caledonia Fish Hatchery, Caledonia, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly
N 42° 59.191 W 077° 51.594
18T E 266836 N 4763286
Quick Description: Established in 1864 and purchased by New York State in 1870, this is the oldest Fish Hatchery in New York State and the Western Hemisphere.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2009 12:11:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM5ZAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing
Views: 14

Long Description:
This fish hatchery was created by Seth Green, who is known as the father of fish culture. He pioneered the use of hatcheries to rear fish. The hatchery is run by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and according to their website, the hatchery rears brown trout and rainbow trout. Annual production is approximately 170,000 pounds.

Visiting hours are 8:00AM - 4:00PM and tours are available year round. 585-538-6300

It's Spring Creek offers fishing opportunities, including a special handicap-accessible fishing area.
Type of Facility: Fish Hatchery

Management Agency: State/Provincial Government

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Offers Tours: yes

Has a Vistor Center: Not Listed

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