With Father’s Day right around the corner, Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery (NFH) reminds you to consider a trip outdoors, connected to nature, to enjoy the day and spend time with the one(s) you love most. Why not pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic, benefit from the serenity of a hike in the greenery of the woods, go boating on a cool, clear river or stream or grab your pole, license and head out to fish?
And speaking of fish… If fishing is what you are looking for, be sure and consider one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 14 national fish hatcheries across the Southeast Region. Whether it’s jumping trout or a nice size bass, our hatcheries offer great fishing opportunities for visitors of all ages! Yet it’s not just fishing you’ll find at our hatcheries as each offers e a unique bevy of other fun, engaging outdoor opportunities, ranging from bird watching to fishing areas to picnicking. Yes, there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!
To find a hatchery near you and/or to learn more about the Southeast Region Fisheries Program, please visit the following: http://www.fws.gov/southeast/fisheries/
For more information on Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, including tips and ideas for getting your family better connected to the outdoors, please contact Amanda Patrick, Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist, at 270-343-3797 or via email: Amanda_Patrick@fws.gov
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit http://www.fws.gov/.