Sokaogon Chippewa Community News

GLIFWC’s Salute to Tribal Fish Hatcheries

Public waters across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan benefit from Tribal fish hatcheries. Many Tribes are upgrading their facilities in 2019 including Mille Lacs Band, Lac Courte Oreilles, Mole Lake and St. Croix.

For more than 80 years, Ojibwe fish hatcheries have supported fisheries in the lake country of the upper Midwest. Tribal hatcheries have helped recover lake trout populations in Lake Superior and provide fishing opportunities in waters without natural reproduction. Read more from GLIFWC.