This is a process where a fin will be partially clipped.  Each year the clip location changes so that when an angler reports a fin clip on a fish they caught - that information, through angler diaries or phone calls helps us identify when the fish was stocked and how well it is doing.


MARCH 10, 2020

Everyone was welcome to participate and/or observe.

The event started at 9 am and it took about 3 hr.s


They had 27 volunteers involved in fin clipping

6000 Haliburton Gold lake trout fingerlings. They will be

stocked in Haliburton County lakes in early May.

Information and photos provided by Randy Charter (Hatchery Chair) and Dan Smith (VP/Operation Executive)

27 Volunteers
Clipping starts
Ready for stocking in May
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Haliburton Highlands Outdoors AssociationFish Hatchery

6712 Gelert Road

Haliburton, ON

K0M 1S0

705 457-9664

Created by Linda Heeps