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OSWAYO
State Fish Hatchery
Potter County
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Originally constructed in 1968, the Oswayo Fish Culture Station (hatchery) is situated on approximately 14 developed acres (1,250 total acres) of land owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission.

The facility has concrete raceways, an earthen pond, and a hatchery building that contains indoor early rearing and egg incubator units.

Water is supplied to the facility by 2 springs that originate from a "non-limestone" aquifer.

HATCHERY STATS
  • Employees: 8 full-time, 1 part-time
  • Average Fish Production: 181,261 lbs.
  • Average Production Costs: $3.20 per pound
  • Visitor Center: Yes
  • Average Annual Visitors: 1,000
PHOTOS
Oswayo sign - click for larger image
Hatchery building - click for larger image Covered raceways with hatchery building in background - click for larger image
Storage barn - click for larger image Raceways - click for larger image
Raceways - click for larger image Fish displays - click for larger image
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Oswayo State Fish Hatchery
96 State Route 244 East
Coudersport, PA 16915
814-698-2102
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Visitor Hours
Daily, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Location: East of the village of Oswayo in Potter County, Oswayo Township
FISH SPECIES PRODUCED
or STOCKED
brook trout
brook trout
brown trout
brown trout
rainbow trout
rainbow trout
golden rainbow trout
golden rainbow trout
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