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State Fish Hatchery

Erie County

Originally constructed in 1976, the Fairview State Fish Hatchery is situated on 50 developed acres (87 total acres) of land owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission.

The facility consists of exterior concrete raceways and several support buildings.

Water is supplied to the facility from springs, a stream, and by pumped recirculation during peak biomass and low flow conditions.


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    • Employees: 4 full-time, 1 part-time
    • Visitor Center: No
    • Average Annual Visitors: 300