Find out about fish stocking

Learn how fish culture stations raise fish to stock Ontario lakes and rivers by:

  • collecting eggs and milt from fish
  • disinfecting the eggs and milt to prevent disease
  • fertilizing and hatching the eggs
  • rearing and releasing young fish

Book a tour

To book a tour you must call at least 2 weeks in advance. Tours may not be available:

  • on weekends or holidays
  • at peak times

map of fish culture station locations

Locations with guided tours and a self-guided visitor centre

Blue Jay Creek Fish Culture Station
RR #1, 242-Highway 542
Tehkummah ON P0P 2C0

Harwood Fish Culture Station
6388 County Road 18
Harwood ON K0K 2H0

Tarentorus Fish Culture Station
RR #5, 199 Fish Hatchery Road
Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 6J8

Locations with guided tours

Chatsworth Fish Culture Station
236292 Concession 2B
Chatsworth ON N0H 1G0

Dorion Fish Culture Station
RR #1, 800 Hatchery Road
Dorion ON P0T 1K0

Hill’s Lake Fish Culture Station
RR #2, Fish Hatchery Road
Englehart ON P0J 1H0

Normandale Fish Culture Station
RR #1, 394 Turkey Point Road
Vittoria ON N0E 1W0

North Bay Fish Culture Station
10521 Highway 63
Redbridge ON P0H 2A0

White Lake Fish Culture Station
25900 Highway 7
Sharbot Lake ON K0H 2P0

If scheduled in advance, French language tours can be arranged at the North Bay, Hills Lake and Tarentorus Fish Culture Stations.