Hatchery Detail


Name : Little Sheep Hatchery
Province : Blue Mountain Longitude : -116.928062
Subbasin : Grande Ronde Latitude : 45.478058
Operating Agency : ODFW
Funding Source : Lower Snake River Compensation Plan
Description : Little Sheep Creek Acclimation Facility, located along Little Sheep Creek, a tributary of the Imnaha River, consists of one acclimation pond and one adult holding pond. Adult steelhead are trapped at this facility and smolts are acclimated prior to release.
Releases & Returns
Hatchery releases of anadromous fish, within the geographic range of an ESU/DPS, are listed accordingly.
Province Subbasin Species ESU/DPS Released
in 2009
Returns to Collection
Facility in 2009
Data as of
Blue Mountain Grande Ronde Summer Steelhead Snake River Basin Steelhead DPS 146,836 1,275 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Summer Steelhead Integrated
1.Imnaha River Summer Steelhead Population (A-Run) and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Lower Snake River Compensation Plan Little Sheep Creek Summer Steelhead Hatchery Program
1.Oregon LSRCP Hatcheries Assessments and Recommendations Report ? December 2009