Mackay Fish Hatchery
The Mackay Hatchery is a specialty fish production station located approximately 12 miles north of the town of Mackay in Custer County, Idaho. To reach this hatchery travel 12 miles north of the town of Mackay on Highway 93 to the marked turnoff to the hatchery. Travel approximately 6 miles on this paved road, following the signs, to the hatchery entrance. The hatchery produces salmonids of various species and strains, from 1 to 16 inches in length, for statewide distribution. Funding is obtained under contract from the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Program, more commonly known as Wallup-Breaux, and from state license monies for fish feed and operational costs.
Written and compiled by Jacqueline Harvey 1999.