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Mosquitofish have become the most efficient biological control method used in mosquito control today. Mosquitofish are an attractive and effective alternative referred to as biological control, and part of the Districts integrated vector management program.

The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District offers free mosquitofish for pickup at the following locations:

Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District
5117 Larkin Road    
Oroville, CA                         

Hamilton City Fire Department
4120 1st Street
Hamilton City, CA

Magnolia Gift & Garden
1367 East Avenue
Chico, CA

Candelario Ave Hardware
1626 State Hwy 99
Gridley, CA

C Bar D Feeds
3388 Highway 32
Chico, CA

Ace Hardware- Better Deal Exchange
1845 Mitchell Ave 
Oroville, CA

Wilbur’s Feed
139 Meyers Street
Chico, CA

Earthworm Soil Factory
2552 Clark Road
Butte Valley, CA

Deja Vu Garden Galore Nursery of Paradise
5424 Foster Road
Paradise, CA

The Pine’s Yankee Hill
11300 Miller Flat Road
Concow, CA

Foothill Mill and Lumber
1698 Wagstaff Road
Paradise, CA

Mosquitofish are also available for delivery by District personnel for those who have very large ponds or are unable to drive to one of our pickup locations. Note: If you are picking up fish please bring your own container.

Fish plant guide (surface feet):

  • 5-foot pond: 4-6 fish
  • 10-foot pond: 8-10 fish
  • 20-foot pond: 12-15 fish
  • 40-foot and up: Contact District for delivery
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