Welcome to Ohio’s Favorite Fish Farm!
You’ve arrived at Ohio’s largest indoor fish hatchery, a center of aquaculture innovation by a family of pioneers with over 30 years of experience.
Freshwater Farms of Ohio is the largest indoor fish hatchery in the state of Ohio and the home of the Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival.
For more than three decades, we have been extending a warm welcome to visitors at our farm. Exploring our farm is fun for all ages and completely free. During your visit, make sure to stop by our Sturgeon Petting Zoo. There you can get close and personal with rare and endangered fish species. Engage in the exhilarating Trout Feeding Frenzy and watch them splash in excitement as you feed them by hand. Additionally, our hatchery and retail store have an extensive collection of Fish & Critter Displays, offering a diverse range of aquatic life to explore.
Indulge in the ultimate trout experience at our exclusive retail store in Ohio! With our unrivaled status as the sole producer of fresh trout products in the state, we guarantee you the freshest, most flavorful trout fillets, patties, and smoked spreads available. From the moment you step into our store, you’ll be greeted by a tantalizing array of Ohio foods, including our renowned trout delicacies. And to make your visit even more memorable, take the opportunity to bring home custom-made pottery and captivating garden décor, all crafted with love by local artists.
Discover the ultimate source of knowledge and guidance for all your recreational pond and water garden needs. Our team of experts is here to provide you with top-notch advice on setup and maintenance concepts. Explore our extensive range of supplies, from stocking fish and fish feed to pond fountains and aerators. With us, you’ll find everything you need to create and maintain the perfect aquatic oasis!
We invite you and your family to tour the largest indoor hatchery in Ohio. Come get up close and personal with rare, endangered fish at our sturgeon petting zoo. Watch the trout jump for joy and splash in excitement as you feed them by hand in the Trout Feeding Frenzy.
Find everything you need to setup and manage your own pond or water garden including advice from the experts, decorative fountains and lighting systems, pond aeration systems, pond pumps, DIY fittings, netting, tubing, filtration components, stocking fish, fish feeds and more.
Take home the freshest fish in Ohio! Get fresh, smoked and frozen trout fillets, seasoned trout patties, our popular smoked trout spreads and other Dr. Dave approved seafood. Our retail store is now open to the public. Curbside service is available by calling the store at (937) 652-3701 to place an order.