Fish Ladders & Weirs
- A Map of Michigan's State Fish Hatcheries, Weirs & Ladders
Check out this map that documents all the locations of Michigan's state fish hatcheries, weirs and ladders.
- What is a Fish Ladder and Weir? Fish ladders aid fish in their migration upstream to spawn.
- St. Joseph River Project This cooperative effort between states and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has expanded trout and salmon fishing opportunities on the St. Joseph River.
Fish Ladders in Michigan
- Berrien Springs Fish Ladder The Berrien Springs fish ladder is located approximately 23 miles upriver from Lake Michigan.
- Buchanan Fish Ladder The Buchanan Dam is located approximately 33 miles upriver from Lake Michigan.
- Niles Fish Ladder Niles Fish ladder is located approximately 42 miles upriver of Lake Michigan.
- South Bend Fish Ladder Competed in 1988, this vertical slot ladder is located approximately 56 miles upriver of Lake Michigan.
- The Mishawaka Fish Ladder The Mishawaka fish ladder is located approximately 60 miles upriver of Lake Michigan.