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Articles

  • Children playing a game in a grassy field.
    Information icon Bat vs. Bug Chase Game. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

    Dale Hollow holds sixth Wilderness Day Camp

    August 3, 2018 | 1 minute read

    The Friends of Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery hosted the sixth annual Wilderness Day Camp on July 12, 2018. The event was co-sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). Archery instruction. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS. Activity stations included BB-gun and archery target shooting, water safety, a dog care and handling demonstration, fly rod casting, and an introduction to bats.  Learn more...

  • A YCC student loads fish into a net for weighing.
    Information icon Mila and Brandon helped load trout on to state distribution trucks. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

    Local students work at Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery

    August 3, 2018 | 1 minute read

    Clay County, Tennessee, residents Brandon Boles and Mila McCullough spent this summer working at the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery as Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) enrollees. Mila scrapes raceway walls. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS The two helped the hatchery staff with feeding fish, collecting and counting dead fish, cleaning tanks and raceways, moving fish around the hatchery, distributing fish to local waters, performing janitorial work, maintaining the public fishing area, and doing general grounds maintenance.  Learn more...

  • Several dozen visitors surround a fast moving stream looking for trout.
    Information icon The fishing rodeo drew a large crowd. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

    21st annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a success

    June 19, 2018 | 2 minute read

    On June 9, a total of 2,000 nine inch rainbow and 10 large display rainbow trout and brook trout were released in the creek below the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery in Celina, Tennessee, for the 21st annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo. Held in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the Rodeo is open to young people 15 and under. Some of the large display fish were caught during the event.  Learn more...

  • A Tennessee wildlife services employee in uniform helps a todler with a bow and arrow.
    Information icon Archery was a popular activity. Photo by Pat Roberts, Friends of Dale Hollow NFH.

    Fifth annual Wilderness Day Camp

    July 31, 2017 | 1 minute read

    The Friends of Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery hosted the fifth annual Wilderness Day Camp on July 13. The event was co-sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tennessee State Parks, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Activity stations included BB-gun and archery target shooting, water safety, a live barred owl, a dog care and handling demonstration, and fly rod casting. Eighty children and 30 adults attended the event at the Corps’ picnic shelter at the Dale Hollow Dam site.  Learn more...

  • Two young children fishing in a kiddie pool.
    Information icon Playing at the kiddie pool. Photo by USFWS.

    20th annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo is a success

    July 19, 2017 | 2 minute read

    On the morning of June 10, a total of 2,000 nine-inch rainbow and 10 large display rainbow trout and brook trout were released in the creek below the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery in Tennessee for the 10th annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo. Held in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the rodeo is open to young people aged 15 and under. The event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, U.  Learn more...

News

  • 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...

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