Hatchery Detail


Name : Leaburg Hatchery
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude : -122.610497
Subbasin : Willamette Latitude : 44.13966
Operating Agency : ODFW
Funding Source : USACE
Description : The hatchery is located along the McKenzie River (Willamette Basin) approximately 23 miles east of Springfield Oregon. The hatchery was constructed in 1953 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to mitigate for lost trout habitat caused by construction of Blue River and Cougar Dams and other Willamette Valley projects. The goal of the hatchery is to help achieve an average sport catch of 1,200 adult summer steelhead in the McKenzie River.
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
Lower Columbia Willamette Rainbow Trout 69,300 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Summer Steelhead Upper Willamette River Steelhead DPS 111,703 1,008 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.McKenzie Hatchery Summer Steelhead
1.Willamette-McKenzie Steelhead Population and Related Hatchery Programs
2.Willamette-Middle Fork Willamette Steelhead Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Upper Willamette Hatchery Rainbow Trout Program
2.Upper Willamette Summer Steelhead