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Private and Commercial Hatcheries

Updated August 30, 2016

This list of New York facilities with permits to rear or sell selected fish species is compiled annually and updated periodically by DEC, and is distributed for information only. It is compiled to help people find possible sources of certified disease-free fish for stocking. Fish purchasers are reminded that DEC stocking permits are required before fish are placed into any New York State waters. Purchasers should also receive a copy of a fish health certificate indicating the fish they are buying for stocking purposes are from facilities that have been inspected and found free of the fish pathogens identified in DEC's regulations (NYCRR, Title 6, Part 188.1 and 188.2 (link leaves DEC's website)). For additional information call the nearest DEC Regional Office.

In-State Hatcheries

Licensed private and/or commercial fish hatcheries in New York
Name and Address of Hatchery Owner/ Operator Telephone Number Species of Fish DEC Region
Avery's Trout Hatchery
1759 State Highway 29A
Gloversville, NY 12078
Avery, Lyman (518) 725-1531 Brown Trout 5
Beaverkill Trout Hatchery
8 Alder Creek Road
Livingston Manor, NY 12758
Shaver, Sherry (845) 439-4947 Brown, Brook, Rainbow and Golden Rainbow Trout 3
SUNY Cobleskill Lehman, Brent (518) 255-5636 Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Tiger Trout 4
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Inc
1660 Route 25A
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
DeSimone, Steve (516) 692-6768 Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout 1
Finger Lakes Aquaculture
7627 County Road 36
Naples, NY 14512
Faber, Philip A. (585) 374-2974 Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Bluegill, Fathead Minnows, Golden Shiners, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, Grass Carp, Koi, Brown Trout 8
Fish Haven Farm, LLC
978 Owego Road
Candor, NY 13743
Musa, Richard (607) 659-3474 Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Walleye, Channel Fish, Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, Fathead Minnows 7
Forestville-Lake George
130 Hatchery Road
Gansevoort, NY 12831
Karasz, David (518) 810-6687 Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout 5
Laurellea Farm
North Country Fish
236 Stammer Road
Gouverneur, NY 13642
Sadue, Don (315) 778-3454 Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout 6
Smith Creek Fish Farm
5249 Poplar Tree Road
Bliss, NY 14024
Garrison, Todd (585) 322-7805 Perch, Bass, Trout, Green Sunfish, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Fathead Minnow, Goldfish, Koi, Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Channel Cat, Crayfish and Triploid Grass Carp 9
Hickling's Fish Farm
143 Hickling Road
Edmeston, NY 13335
Hickling, Vincent (607) 965-8488 Brook, Brown & Rainbow Trout, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Walleye, Bluegill, Fathead Minnows 4
Ollie's Trout Farm
8050 Garlinghouse Road
Naples, NY 14512
Shaw, Donald (585) 374-5114 Largemouth Bass, Walleye Fingerlings, Trout 8
Whispering Pines Fish Farm
11829 Matteson Corners Road
Holland, NY 14080
Welk, Stephen (716) 496-7440 Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Fathead Minnows, Largemouth Bass, Golden Shiners, Perch, Crayfish, Catfish, Koi, Grass Carp, Goldfish 9
White Oak Farm
65 Whippoorwill Road
Hillsdale, NY 12529
Laing, Sally (518) 325-3384 Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout 4

Out-Of-State Hatcheries

NY Licensed out-of-state private and/or commercial fish hatcheries
State Address Contact Phone #
Arkansas Jim Malone
P.O. Box 158
Lonoke, AR 72086
Jim Malone (501) 676-2800
Illinois Phillip Sheets
7716 Jefferson Road
Belleville, IL 62221
Phillip Sheets (618) 530-6015
Minnesota Rober D. Hutchens
Oswald Fisheries
3660 SW Street, PO Box 306
Ellendale, MN 56026
Rober Hutchens (570)684-3808
New Hampshire Hy-On-A-Hill Trout Farm
P.O. Box 308, 31 Reeds Mill Road
Plainfield, NH 03781
Mark Fisk (603) 675-6267
New Jersey Musky Trout Hatchery
279 Bloomsbury Road
Asbury, NJ 08802
Vern Mancini (908) 479-4893
Pennsylvania Schultz's Fish Hatchery
1756 Hamlin Highway
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
Kevin L. Schultz (570) 226-7494
Pennsylvania Soule's Aquatics
308 West Harford Street
Milford, PA 18337
Soule, Norman (516) 768-5716
Pennsylvania Zetts Fish Farm
7589 Kylrtown-Drifting Highway
Drifting, PA 16834
Michael Zetts
(814) 345-5357