Ever wondered how hatchery trout are raised? The Pequest Trout Hatchery in New Jersey offers visitors and inside look at how they raise more than 600,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout year for public stocking.
There are also plenty of interactive displays for kids which offer a visual understanding of wildlife
And if you're new to trout fishing, then you'll want to check out the hatchery's fishing education classes. Offered to families and groups, these classes cover all the basics of trout fishing.
Activities are offered year round, and you can check out the list of upcoming programs on the hatchery's web site.
The Pequest Trout Hatchery is open daily (excluding holidays) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It's located on Route 46 nine miles west of Hackettstown in Warren County