Store Hours

Phone Service:  Monday through Friday during retail store hours, call 815-678-2537.

Product Pick-Ups & Deliveries:  We are open for product pick-ups & deliveries Monday through Friday throughout the year.

Retail Store:  Keystone Hatcheries Retail Store will have the following store hours for 2018:

  • April 2nd thru October: Monday through Fridays:  8:30AM to 4:00 PM
  • Saturdays April 7th thru July 14:  8:30AM  to Noon

  • Saturdays July 21 thru September 8: Closed
  • Saturdays September 15 thru November 3: By Appointment Only
  • November thru March: Monday thru Friday 8:30AM to 2:00PM. Please be aware that there may be days in the winter that we are closed.  Please call ahead before making the trip.

Dates Closed:  Please note that we are closed on the following normally scheduled days:

  • Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 thru 28th

  • 4th of July, July 4th

  • Labor Day Weekend, September 1st thru 3rd

  • Thanksgiving, November 17th thru 25th

  • Christmas December 22nd thru January 6th

Gamefish & Minnows:  Minnows are available year round, but most Gamefish are sold spring and fall. Gamefish need to be pre-ordered, so please email or call 815-678-2537.  Also it is best to call a day ahead for minnows.

Aquatic Plants:  As weather permits, we have Water Garden Plants available for purchase at our Retail Store. Generally, Hardy species become available in April and Tropicals in May. Unlike many Aquatic Plant dealers, we maintain a sizable inventory in quarts, gallons and two gallons all the way until early fall.

Koi and Goldfish:  Koi and Goldfish are available from sometime in April or May (depending on the weather), all the way into September. Check the Koi Page for a current listing of availability and prices.

Pond Supplies:  Keystone Hatcheries has a huge inventory of pond supplies, including Weed and Algae Control Products, Fish Pellets and custom designed Aeration Systems. We are the largest EasyPro distributor in the area and a major distributor of many other product lines.

Directions:  See this map, or find Richmond, IL on a map (it’s between Lake Geneva, WI and McHenry, IL). From the intersection of Rt. 12 and Rt.173, go west 1 1/2 miles on Rt. 173 to Keystone Road. Then go North on Keystone Rd. 1 mile and look for our sign on the left side of the road. If you hit the WI border, you just missed us, turn around and go back.