The Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center has a new way for visitors to experience the facility—a live fish cam.
“This is a really cool opportunity to see and connect with the thousands of Michigan gamefish that live in our Show Pond anytime, from anywhere,” says Shana Ramsey, interpreter at Wolf Lake. “Get an up-close look at fish in their natural habitat, right from your own home.”
The Wolf Lake Hatchery and Visitor Center is located in Mattawan. Those interested can get online anywhere and watch Chinook salmon, steelhead, northern pike, northern muskellunge, walleye, largemouth bass, sunfish and two 6-foot lake sturgeon via the live fish cam.
The fish are feeding on the fish cam.
If you visit the Visitor Center in person, you’ll learn about Michigan’s Great Lakes fisheries and the role played by hatcheries.
Visitors learn about a variety of fish species, life cycles and habitats. Also, they learn how the department works to protect and conserve Michigan’s lakes, rivers and streams to maintain a world-class fishery, according to the DNR.