Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery
Tishomingo, OK 73460
A unit of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, the Tishomingo hatchery was established in 1929 and today encompasses 235 acres with 62 ponds holding 52 surface acres of water, three fish holding houses used primarily as nursery areas, four 20-foot diameter fiberglass circular tanks and six large concrete raceways. Hatchery raises paddlefish, catfish, alligator gar and alligator snapping turtles. Water for the hatchery is obtained by diverting water from Pennington Creek, where it flows through a mile-long canal to the many ponds and raceways. Being a spring-fed creek, ...
Facility Amenities: Picnic Area
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
On-site Activities: Fishing
Tour Information: Guided Tours
Take Hwy 377 N 8 miles from Tishomingo, then W 4 miles on Hwy 7.