Hatchery receives 42,000 salmon eggs

SHERIDAN, Maine — On Wednesday, March 6, Atlantic Salmon for Northern Maine volunteers and the president of the St. John Basin Salmon Recovery Inc. transported approximately 42,000 eyed salmon eggs to the Dug Brook Hatchery in Sheridan, near Ashland.

The eggs will be hatched to the unfed fry stage at the facility and stocked into an Aroostook River tributary. The fry introduction will add to the millions of salmon the group has released to the Aroostook River over the past 20 years.  <<<Continue Reading>>>

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