Private Hatcheries in the Lake Champlain Basin

Lake Champlain basin private hatcheries and fish farms are probably best known for stocking. Almost every business took up pond stocking activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hatcheries raise brook, rainbow, and brown trout to around six inches in length. They will deliver in most cases, and provide advice on how to modify your pond to keep trout alive through the summer and winter months. Some businesses also supply crayfish.

If you’re interested in stocking a pond, call a hatchery as soon as possible. Most private hatcheries and fish farms are a year out on deliveries.

Find fish hatcheries in the Lake Champlain basin: