French River Issues

  • French River Hatchery

The French River Hatchery annually produces up to 150,000 yearling rainbow and steelhead trout, 500,000 chinook salmon to pre-smolt size, and as many swim-up sized steelhead fry as possible for Lake Superior and its north shore streams. For more information go to the DNR Fisheries Duluth Area website.

French River fish hatchery

The French River: restoring native fish
By Stephanie Hemphill
Minnesota Public Radio, May 6, 2002.