Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
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News and Upcoming Events


2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events take place at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery on Central Standard Time unless specified. Events are free unless noted. See front desk for additional information.

*RSVP preferred; **Pre-registration available.

JANUARY

  • January 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • January 14: Fly Fishing Clinic - Behind the Scenes of Hatchery Creek. Join Brad Redmon on a journey through the process of constructing Hatchery Creek.: 9-11:00am CST
  • January 17: Nature Hour* - Worms at Work: 5:00pm CST

FEBRUARY

  • February 11: Fly Fishing Clinic* - Ins and Outs of Wolf Creek NFH Join Deputy Project Leader, Shelia Kirk, to explore the worl of raising trout in KY. 9-11:00am CST
  • February 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • February 21: Nature Hour* - Fungus Among Us

MARCH

  • March 11: Fly Fishing Clinic* = Entomology 9-11:00am CST
  • March 11: BIT Program - Become a Biologist in Training! (all ages) 1-3:00pm CST
  • March 13: Jr. Duck Stamp Deadline (must be postmarked by this date)
  • March 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • March 21: Nature Hour* - "Sun"sational Energy 5:00pm CST
  • March 25: Hatchery Creek Trout Trot 5K** Pre-registration (before March 14) $20, Late registration (After March 14) $25 8:00am CST
  • March 25: Earth Hour 12:00pm CST

APRIL

  • April 8: Fly Fishing Clinic* = Intro to Fly Fishing Gear, Rigging, and Knots 9-11:00am CST
  • April 11: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • April 18: Nature Hour* - "Plant"astic Life 5:00pm CST
  • April 22: Earth Day Activities, free trees, crafts, lots of fun for the entire family. 9:00am CST

MAY

  • May 9: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • May 13: Fly Fishing Clinic* - Casting 9-11:00am CST
  • May 18: Nature Hour* - Wonderous Wetlands 5:00pm CST

JUNE

  • June 3: 31st Annual Catch A Rainbow Kids Fishing Derby 9:00am CST
  • June 10: Fly Fishing Clinic* 9-11:00am CST
  • June 13: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • June 20: Nature Hour* - What's the Buzz? 5:00pm CST
  • June 24: Longest Day of Play 9:00am CST

JULY

  • July 8: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • July 11: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • July 12-13: Professional Development: Educator Workshops TBD
  • July 18: Nature Hour* - Mighty Mussels 5:00pm CST

AUGUST

  • August 8: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • August 12: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • August 15: Nature Hour* - O"fish"ally Important 5:00pm CST

SEPTEMBER

  • September 9: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • September 11: 5th Annual Wounded Warriors Fishing Event 6:00am CST
  • September 12: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • September 19: Nature Hour* - Eco-wise Actions 5:00pm CST
  • September 26: 10th Annual Catch a Smile Senior Fishing Derby 9:00am CST

OCTOBER

  • October 10: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • October 14: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • October 17: Nature Hour* - Where Does Your Food Come From? 5:00pm CST
  • October 27: Russell County 4th Grade Outdoor Eco Adventure Day 9:00am CST

NOVEMBER

  • November 11: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • November 14: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • November 21: Nature Hour* - Consumption Gumption 5:00pm CST

DECEMBER

  • December 9: Fly Fishing Clinic* TBA
  • December 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH, Inc. Meeting 1:00pm CST
  • December 19: Nature Hour* - Jobs for the Earth 5:00pm CST

For more information, or to RSVP/register for an event, contact Environmental Education Specialists, Moria Painter at (270) 343-3797 or Ashley Buffington.


 

 

Runners dart off of the startline.

Hatchery Creek Trout Trot 5K. Photo: USFWS.

A girl looks into an aquarium with a colorful trout.

Wolf Creek NFH bringing trout to Louisville, KY at the Annual Kentucky State Fair. Photo: USFWS.

A group of women poses for a photo holding large tree branches.

Nature Craft Club: making shitake mushroom logs. Photo: USFWS.

A group of men learning from a lecturer.

Fly Fishing Clinics at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery. Photo: USFWS.


Last updated: January 25, 2017