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Spring Grove hatchery comeback

August 27, 2009 at 10:49 AM

There may be hope for resurrecting Spring Grove Hatchery according to outdoor writer Mike Jackson of the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

Writes Jackson:

“Spring Grove Village President Mark Isenberg is hoping to “resurrect” the once vital Spring Grove fish hatchery near the Fox Chain.

“The Illinois Department of Natural Resources closed the facility after it deemed the place far too expensive to operate.

“The hatchery was the “feed point” for the Chain for stocking walleyes there as well as other lakes needing an infusion of Illinois’ big-dollar fish. Isenberg told me his village will have a Taste of Spring Grove this Saturday in hopes of attracting volunteers to help bring the once productive hatchery back on line. Call (815) 675-2121 for information.”

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