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  • Chattahoochee Forest’s Trout in the Classroom program

    October 4, 2018 | 1 minute readTrout 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...

  • Hundreds of visitors line a stream with fishing poles

    Wolf Creek hosts 32nd Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids’ Fishing Derby

    July 18, 2018 | 2 minute readWolf Creek National Fish Hatchery hosted its 32nd annual Catch a Rainbow Kids’ Fishing Derby in Jamestown, Kentucky on June 2. Each year, this event coincides with National Boating and Fishing Week and Free Fishing Weekend in Kentucky, offering residents and non-residents the opportunity to fish Kentucky waters without a license or permit. Alexandria Bevans, age 5, proudly shows off her catches. Photo by Ashley Buffington, USFWS Since the derby’s beginning in 1986, it has grown into one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Learn more...

    Children and their families surround Hatchery Creek during the 32nd Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids’ Fishing Derby. Photo of Ashley Buffington, USFWS.

  • Several dozen visitors surround a fast moving stream looking for trout.

    21st annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a success

    June 19, 2018 | 2 minute readOn 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...

    The fishing rodeo drew a large crowd. Photo by Andrew Currie, USFWS.

  • Wolf Creek’s Annual Catch a Rainbow Kids’ Fishing Derby

    July 24, 2017 | 2 minute readOn June 3, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery and the Friends of Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery held the 31st annual Catch a Rainbow Kids’ Fishing Derby, a free fishing weekend. Learn more...

  • A mother and three children pose for a photograph at the hatchery.

    Double days of fishing at Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery

    July 20, 2017 | 1 minute readChattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery near Suches, Georgia, hosted a Seniors Fishing Rodeo for adults aged 55 and older on June 2 and a Family Fishing Festival for youth aged 16 and under on June 3. Both of the events drew large crowds. Learn more...

    Enjoying the outdoors. Photo by Crystal Thomas, USFWS.

  • Two young children fishing in a kiddie pool.

    20th annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo is a success

    July 19, 2017 | 2 minute readOn 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...

    Playing at the kiddie pool. Photo by USFWS.

  • Veterans catch rainbows in the rain

    July 18, 2017 | 2 minute readOn May 5, Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery near Suches, Georgia, held its fifth annual Veterans Appreciation Fishing Rodeo. Learn more...

  • Two USFWS employees in uniform standing in front of the welcome sign at the hatchery.

    2017 Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery fishing events

    May 24, 2017 | 1 minute readFishing events are rain or shine. Both events will be begin at 9:00am through 12:00 noon. Please bring your own fishing gear and bait; lunch and prizes will be included free of charge. Georgia sport fishing regulations apply. Senior Fishing Rodeo The Senior Fishing Rodeo will be held on June 2nd for adults age 55 and over. Family Fishing Festival The Family Fishing Festival will be held on June 3rd for youth age 16 and under. Learn more...

    Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery in Suches, GA. Photo by USFWS.

News

  • Four men watch as a fifth release a few dozen ntrout into the Clinch River.

    Making a splash

    November 5, 2018 | 3 minute readClinton, Tennessee — The Clinch River is now richer by a couple hundred extra trout. Other watersheds will soon share that wealth. Four government agencies recently released rainbow, brook, brown and spotted trout into the tailwaters of the Clinch River near Knoxville. Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), Tennessee Valley Authority, Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency took turns dumping nets of wriggling fish into the river — a symbolic gesture underscoring a fruitful partnership. Read the full story...

    Representatives of four state and federal agencies release the first of hundreds of trout into the Clinch River near Knoxville. They gathered recently to sign an agreement to stock trout in watersheds in Tennessee and Georgia. Photo by TVA.

  • A colorful trout in hand with a smiling angler in the background.

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

    October 30, 2018 | 4 minute readKnoxville, 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...

    Beautiful rainbow trout. Photo by Cale Bruckner, CC BY-NC 2.0.

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