Category Archives: Our History

Ozark Fisheries History: Grassyfork Fisheries

  Today Ozark Fisheries owns and operates in addition to its Missouri facility, a production and shipping facility in Martinsville, Indiana, formerly known as Grassyfork Fisheries. Both locations produce goldfish and koi which are shipped to our customers throughout North … Continue reading

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Ozark Fisheries History: The Golfipack

  Shipping fancy and feeder goldfish to Ozark Fisheries’s customers have evolved considerably over time. In the early days most of our shipments were shipped in large heavy metal cans and were delivered by Railway Express. Freight costs were low … Continue reading

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Ozark Fisheries History: Roy Nakashima

It has been a busy week here at Ozark Fisheries! We are on the last leg of spawning season and have been shipping lots of great fish out the door. This week in our Ozark Fisheries History post we are … Continue reading

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Ozark Fisheries History: Selling Our First Goldfish

For the first installment of the Ozark Fisheries History posts we will be going back to the beginning and looking at selling our first goldfish. Ozark Fisheries began in 1926 by two men F. Lawrence Bailliere and Dr. Charles A. Furrow. … Continue reading

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Ozark Fisheries History

Every week this summer, we will be posting a fun fact about Ozark Fisheries history! Did you know that we have been in business since 1926? Meaning that we have 86 years of rich history to cover. For our 75th … Continue reading

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A Little Ozark Fisheries History

I just ran across a letter written in the 1957 by Bob Cramer, long time sales manager for Ozark Fisheries, and it really hits home. Thought I should share it with you. By the way, please call us or login … Continue reading

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