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Fish Hatcheries

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Where can I get a list of fish hatcheries in Minnesota. Our lake association is getting active and would like to purchase walleyes for stocking.

Are there any in the Brainerd area?

Thanks for the help!

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There aren't any state hatcheries listed online, but there are a fair number of warmwater hatcheries around the state, both state owned and private. Would the stocking take place in Lake Elmo or Brainerd? You should contact the East Metro or Brainerd DNR Fisheries Offices respectively.

DNR Fisheries Offices

Fisheries managers can provide information as to your stocking options as it pertains to fisheries management plans for public waters. If it's private waters you'll have to carry the load on your own. Good luck.

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