Welcome to the SE Region Fisheries
Welcome to the Fisheries home page for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Southeast Region, also known as Region 4. The Fisheries and aquatic resources of the Southeast are among the most ecologically diverse in the U.S.
These resources include a variety of aquatic habitats, coldwater mountain streams and lakes, large reservoirs, estuaries, major river basins, wetlands and near shore coastal areas.
The freshwater species diversity is unsurpassed in North America, encompassing approximately 62% of the freshwater fishes and 75% of the freshwater mussels found on the continent.
|WOLF CREEK NFH FEATURED ON “KENTUCKY AFIELD”
Biotech Chris Murphy isn’t normally as comfortable in front of a camera as he is behind the wheel of a stocking truck. But he’s been at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery for twelve years, and has a thing or two to share about trout stocking in Kentucky.
In fact, every trout stocked into public waters in that state has been through Murphy’s net.
Murphy helped to demonstrate the hatchery’s efforts to keep Kentucky streams filled with healthy trout on a recent episode of “Kentucky Afield,” the country’s longest-running outdoors television series.
Also featured was Wolf Creek NFH volunteer Ralph Parrish, along with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and other conservation partners and volunteers.
To view “Backpack Trout Stocking in Kentucky” on YouTube go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRAQ3KQU6XI