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  • Chattahoochee Forest’s Trout in the Classroom program

    October 4, 2018 | 1 minute read

    Trout in the Classroom representative Roger Johnson visited Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery for help in setting up Fannin County High School’s Trout in the Classroom program  Learn more...

  • A dozen plus children smiling while holding their Let’s Go Fishing activity books.
    Information icon A group of students at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

    How to earn the Junior Ranger Let’s Go Fishing Badge

    June 19, 2018 | 1 minute read

    On June 14, 2018, dozens of students visited Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, Georgia, as part of a local public school summer program. Project Leader Kelly Taylor and Program Assistant Crystal Thomas gave tours through the hatchery building and raceways as they talked with students, teachers, and parents about the life cycle of a trout, hatchery operations, and stocking. Tours included seeing a stocking truck and watching staff members feed fish.  Learn more...

  • A kid shows off his catch of five trout.
    Information icon A participant shows off his catch. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

    Double days of Fishing at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery

    June 18, 2018 | 2 minute read

    Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, Georgia, hosted a Seniors’ Fishing Rodeo for adults aged 55 and older on June 1. More than 200 people attended. On June 2, the hatchery hosted a Kids’ Fishing Rodeo for youths aged 16 and under. Six hundred young people came. Both events were free to the public. A senior shows off her catch. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS. Rock Creek was stocked with beautiful rainbow and brook trout each day, with some fish weighing as much as three pounds.  Learn more...

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  • A black and white photo on the side of a mountain where water is damed into small ponds to raise fish.
    Information icon Historical photo fish production at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery. Photo by USFWS.

    News

    News from Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery.  Learn more...

  • Small, yellow trout eggs each with two dark spots representing the fish eyes
    Information icon Close up eyed trout eggs. Photo by USFWS.

    Stories

    Wildlife at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery.  Learn more...

  • Tiny fish connected to yellow egg sacs.
    Information icon Sac fry at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery. Photo by USFWS.

    Wildlife

    Wildlife at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery.  Learn more...

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  • New regional director to head southeastern conservation efforts Fish and Wildlife Service

    December 10, 2018 | 2 minute read

    Service officials announced late last month that Leopoldo “Leo” Miranda will head the Service’s Southeast Region. The tract encompasses 10 southeastern states as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Read the full story...

  • A colorful trout in hand with a smiling angler in the background.
    Beautiful rainbow trout. Photo by Cale Bruckner, CC BY-NC 2.0.

    TVA, Fish and Wildlife Service to Continue Popular Trout Stocking Program

    October 30, 2018 | 4 minute read

    Knoxville, Tennessee — The Tennessee Valley Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a multi-agency agreement to provide continued funding for three federal fish hatcheries that have stocked waters in Georgia and Tennessee with millions of trout. The partnership, which began in 2013, includes the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Since 2013, TVA has been funding trout production by the Service at three national fish hatcheries: Dale Hollow and Erwin in Tennessee, and Chattahoochee Forest in Georgia.  Read the full story...

  • A brown welcome sign that reads Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior.
    Information icon The entrance sight at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, GA. Photo by USFWS.

    Reward offered for Chattahoochee fish kill information

    June 6, 2018 | 2 minute read

    Suches, Georgia — In the early hours of June 4, the main water line to the Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery was cut off, killing about 52,000 trout worth $62,000. The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The hatchery’s friends group is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the fish-kill perpetrators. “It’s beyond me why somebody would do this,” said Kelly Taylor, project leader at Chattahoochee.  Read the full story...

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