360° Virtual Reality Tours of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives

Join Steve Lochmann for a virtual tour of the historic D.C. Booth National Fish Hatchery in Spearfish, South Dakota. Click “play” on each video and then click and drag to look around 360 degrees!

Rail Car

Ice House & Fish Culture Hall of Fame


Previews of 150th Anniversary Exhibits in Baltimore

Introduced and Invasive Species Section Preview

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Preview

Science Communication Section Preview

Fish Habitat Section Preview

Western Division Preview

International Fisheries Section Preview

Other Historic Videos

AFS Member Henry Talbot bass fishing in US Fish Commission footage from 1902

“[Occoquan River,] Virginia. Taken for the U.S. Fisheries Commission to illustrate the benefits of stocking inland waters. A well-known fisherman, Mr. Henry Talbot, is seen casting in a picturesque pool for bass. He gets a strike, plays the game fish to a finish and lands him safely”–Biograph picture catalogue, November, 1902.

Contributor Names: Marvin, Arthur W., 1861-1911, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Emmeline Moore radio interview quote

Quote from a New York radio interview with Emmeline Moore, first female president of the American Fisheries Society, 1927-1928.