Friday, July 13, 2012

Avoca State Fish Hatchery

Avoca State Fish Hatchery
PO Box 16
3178 Avoca-Eureka Rd
Avoca, IN 47420
(812) 279-1215

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Avoca State Fish Hatchery has thirteen ponds totally about thirteen acres. They are of the old design which must be drained before the fish are harvested by seining.

Avoca State Fish Hatchery is a warm water hatchery where largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, and black crappie are the chief species produced. In a normal year, the hatchery will produce approximately 500,000 to 1,000,000 fish.

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