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Ask Game and Fish
12/2/2016
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WGFD
Bart, what is a brood stock of fish? How many captive brood stocks does the Game and Fish hatchery system manage?

A Brood stocks or brood fish are a group of mature fish used in aquaculture for breeding purposes.
 
Your Wyoming Game and Fish Department operates ten hatcheries / rearing stations and the people who work at these facilities  manage 11 captive brood stocks.
 
Here is what we manage:
Snake River Cutthroat at the Auburn Hatchery
Fall Rainbow at the Boulder Rearing Station
Colorado River Cutthroat at the Daniel Hatchery
Golden Trout, Brown Trout, Eagle Lake Rainbow, Brook Trout and Lake Trout at the Story Hatchery
Yellowstone Cutthroat at the Ten Sleep Hatchery
Firehole Rainbow at the Tillett Rearing Station
Bear River Cutthroat at the Wigwam Rearing Station