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FAIRVIEW
State Fish Hatchery
Erie County
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Originally constructed in 1976, the Fairview Fish Culture Station (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.

HATCHERY STATS
  • Employees: 4 full-time, 1 part-time
  • Visitor Center: No
  • Average Annual Visitors: 300
PHOTOS
Fairview sign - click for larger image
Multi-purpose building - click for larger image Covered raceway - click for larger image
Pond - click for larger image On-site sludge land application area - click for larger image
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Fairview State Fish Hatchery
2000 Lohrer Road
Fairview, PA 16415
814-474-1514
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Visitor Hours
Monday-Friday,
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekends/Holidays,
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Location: Approximately 1 mile south of Lake Erie and .5 miles to the northwest of the Town of Fairview in Erie County, Fairview Township
FISH SPECIES PRODUCED
or STOCKED
steelhead
steelhead trout
Fish illustrations—PA Fishes
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