Traditionally we host an annual fundraising dinner/auction to raise the majority of the funds required to cover our operating expenses. Because of COVID-19 we have had to make the difficult to decision to cancel this year’s event. Unfortunately, the operating costs are still there.  We need your help and your generosity during this difficult time. Thank you for digging as deep as you are able, to help us overcome this shortfall. Tax receipts will be issued for donations.

Donations can be also be made through e-transfer to (include the amount, names and your address in the comment line so we can send a tax receipt) or by mailing a cheque (with names and address) to NHCFH P.O. Box 487, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0


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Adopt a Brook Trout Program

Adopt a brook trout that is currently being raised in the hatchery and will be stocked into a local lake in spring.  It costs only $20 per fish.  It costs only $20 per fish and you’ll receive a personalized adoption certificate. Adopt for yourself, your kids or as a gift for someone – it’s a great way to support the conservation of healthy fish populations in our region.

Adopt a Trout

$2000per trout
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The NHCFH is a community-based, not-for-profit organization with federal charitable status. As such, as are always looking for new members and volunteers to support our hatchery programs.  And we can also offer tax receipts for any monetary donations (over $10).  Please consider supporting the work of the NHCFH in improving local fisheries by becoming a member or making a donation – we appreciate your support of our efforts to raise ‘local fish for local lakes’.

Memberships can be purchased 3 ways:

  1. e-transfer to (include the amount, names and your address in the comment line)
  2. Canada Helps by clicking the appropriate button below.
  3. Mailing a cheque (with names and address) to NHCFH P.O. Box 487, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
    Please include the the 2021 Membership & Renewal Form

Membership Fees:

  • One Year Single Membership $40
  • Two Year Single Membership $80
  • One Year Family’ Membership $50
  • Two Year Family Membership $100


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Book a Private Tour

We offer guided tours of our facility for any sized group on an appointment basis. Families and children are welcomed.  Please contact us in advance to confirm a booking.

Phone: 613-332-4084

The hatchery is not manned all day, every day to take calls