Welcome to the Edenton National Fish Hatchery
The Edenton National Fish Hatchery, located in the historic port town of Edenton, North Carolina, has been producing fish for public use and restoration since the Hatchery was established in 1898. Enjoy your visit to our site,and be sure to plan a trip to learn more about our programs in person.
● Provide other species (largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, etc) to State partners on an as needed basis.
● Provide technical assistance and research on culture and propagation of new and imperiled aquatic species.
● Provide fishery management assistance to National Wildlife Refuges in the Carolinas and Virginia.
● Provide fishery management assistance in state waters of the Chowan / Nottoway / Meherrin / Blackwater River system.