Click on the link below to review excerpts from Report to Biennial Report State Conservation Commission of Wisc. 1935-36. This document has several tables that illustrates not only a fish hatchery at Rest Lake, but also at Big Lake and Mercer. Apparently many communities did participate in the expanded hatchery program during the Great Depression. The production of the Rest Lake Hatchery was much improved in 1936 compared to 1935.