Warm Water Hatcheries

Warm water hatcheries produce dozens of fish species for various projects throughout Maryland. Species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, several sunfish species, golden shiners, fathead minnows, walleye, yellow perch, American shad, hickory shad, blueback herring, alewife herring, trout and striped bass. These culture efforts support anadromous species restoration, stock enhancement, recreational fishing enhancement and fish culture research.

Click on a hatchery below to take a quick tour:
Unicorn Lake Hatchery
Joseph Manning Hatchery