Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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News and Upcoming Events

 

2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
**All events take place at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery unless specified.

JANUARY
January 21: Family Nature Club: The Twoubles and Techniques of Twacking 6-7 PM CST (Russell Springs Library)

FEBRUARY
February 11: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
February 18: Family Nature Club: Hoo Gives A Hoot 6-7 PM CST (Russell Springs Library)

MARCH
March 11: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST
March 18: Family Nature Club: Forest Inventory 5-6:30pm CST (Russell Springs Library)
March 29: Earth Hour 1-2 PM CST

APRIL
April 8: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
April 15: Family Nature Club: Marsh Munchies 5-6:30pm CST (Russell Springs Library)
April 19: Earth Day Event 9-1 PM CST

MAY
May 13: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST
May 20: Family Nature Club: Oh Deer! 5-6:30 PM CST

JUNE
June 7: 28th Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby 9-3 PM CST
June 10: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
June 17: Family Nature Club: Bird Beak Buffet 5-6:30 PM CST

JULY
July 10: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST
July 15: Family Nature Club: You Grab The Line, I’ll Grab the Pole 5-6:30 PM CST

AUGUST
August 12: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
August 19: Family Nature Club: Hoo Gives a Hoot 5-6:30 PM CST

SEPTEMBER
September 9: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST
September 11: 3rd Annual Wounded Warriors Fishing Derby 6:30am-3:00pm CST
- Veterans who suffered various injuries related to their service are invited to attend this fishing event. Lunch and fishing equipment will be provided. Pre-registration will be conducted through Wolf Creek NFH, please contact Moria Painter at 270-343-3797.
- 7-10:30am - Striper Fishing; 12-3pm - Trout Fishing

September 16: Family Nature Club: Looking at & Learning about Leaves 5-6:30 PM CST
September 23: 7th Annual Catch A Smile Senior Fishing Derby
- Free event for those 62 and older, registration begins at 8am CST, fishing 9-noon. Bring your own fishing gear and bait. Lunch will be provided along with door prizes.
September 24: 7th Annual Reaching for Rainbows Special
- Needs kids fishing derby: 9am-noon CST. Pre-registration will be conducted in Russell and Clinton Counties through the local school district and is required for event attendance.

OCTOBER
October 14: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
October 21: Family Nature Club: Spider Web Wonder 5-6:30 PM CST

NOVEMBER
November 11: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST
November 18: Family Nature Club: Cooperative Compass 5-6:30 PM CST (Russell Springs Library)

DECEMBER
December 9: Friends of WCNFH 1-2pm CST (Tourist Building)
December 16: Family Nature Club: Bear with Us 5-6:30 PM CST (Russell Springs Library)

 

2015 ANNOUNCED EVENTS
**All events take place at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery unless specified.

JUNE
June 6: 29th Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby 9-3 PM CST

 

For information on any event at Wolf Creek NFH, please contact:

Moria Painter, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
50 Kendall Road
Jamestown, KY 42629
PH: 270-343-3797
Email: Moria_Painter@fws.gov

 

 

 

A young girl stands on a riverbank while her dad helps her fish
Getting some fishing help from Dad at the annual Catch a Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby. Photo: USFWS.

Last updated: August 5, 2014