By Jared Boucher, Gov. Tommy G. Thompson State Fish Hatchery Supervisor
SPOONER, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host an open house at the Governor Tommy G. Thompson Fish Hatchery in Spooner on Saturday, Sept. 30.
The open house will give attendees a chance to learn how a fish pump works, explore a stocking truck and see walleye and muskellunge up close. People of all ages and backgrounds are invited and encouraged to attend.
Governor Tommy G. Thompson fish hatchery is the state’s largest cool water hatchery and the world’s largest muskellunge hatchery. Every year, the walleye and muskellunge raised at the hatchery are stocked into waterbodies across the state as a management tool to restore, maintain and enhance fish populations.
What: Governor Tommy G. Thompson Fish Hatchery Open House
When: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30
Where: Governor Tommy G. Thompson Fish Hatchery
951 West Maple Street
Spooner, WI 54801