Marshall-Putnam SWCD Annual Fish Sale

We are happy to announce our Annual Spring Fish Sale! All the information is posted on the site, but if you would like to have the form mailed or emailed to you, please call and we will be happy to help you out. Also, you do not have to live in Marshall or Putnam County to purchase. The fish sale will be held as it has in the past. We will circle around the building, first come first serve. Coffee and Donuts will be on hand to help you pass the time!

Have a large fish order?? Call the office for direct delivery options BEFORE YOU ORDER. Delivery and Supply Info

You can call (309-364-3913 x3 or 309-238-0599) or email your order and pay for it on delivery day! Email me your order form!

Important Dates

All Grass carp orders MUST be placed by March 15th, 2024 – NO EXCEPTIONS!! This date is determined by the Hatchery. We cannot change it.

All other orders MUST be placed by March 25th, 2024. 

Please provide accurate contact information, in case there are any problems with your order or pick up changes.

The  fish pick up is April 5th, 2024 – 8am, in front of the USDA building. If you need custom quantities, please call the office before you order.

Please be timely. The fish truck will NOT wait on you. They will be here at 8am.

All fish over 6” will need pond water to be transported. Please bring totes, baskets, coolers etc. with water in them.

All fish under 6” will be bagged. Please bring something to secure the bags in your vehicle.

We accept cash, check or money order only.


We have the following publications available for purchase at a reasonable price. They make great gifts!

Pocket Naturalist Guides Available @ $8.00 each:
Edible Wild Plants
Reptiles & Amphibians
Butterflies & Moths
Animal Tracks
Roadside Flowers
Bugs & Slugs
Pond Life

Critter of Illinois Pocket Guide @ $8.00 each

Native Prairie Plant Seedling ID Guide @ $7.00 each

Tall grass Prairie Wildflowers @ $20.00 each

Identifying Turf & Weedy Grasses @ $8.00 each

Illinois Trees, Fish and Birds @ $15.00 each respectively

We can also order copies of A Sand County Almanac; 50 ways a Farmer can Protect their Groundwater.