Iowa Trout Farms

  • Big Springs Trout Hatchery

    State-owned hatchery has 24 spring-fed raceways, fed by Iowa's largest coldwater spring. Rainbow, brook, and brown trout are raised to stockable size and released to 21

  • Manchester State Trout Hatchery

    Watch the cultivation of trout and how they inhabit Iowa streams. Kids can view giant trout up close. Trout fishing for licensed anglers available on the premises.