Hatchery Detail


Name : Priest Rapids Hatchery
Province : Columbia Plateau Longitude : -119.916595
Subbasin : Columbia Lower Middle Latitude : 46.649323
Operating Agency : WDFW
Funding Source : Grant County PUD
Description : Priest Rapids Hatchery which has been in operation since 1963, is located just below Priest Rapids Dam along the Columbia River. The Priest Rapids Hatchery, built and operated by Grant County PUD, is operated as mitigation for fishery impacts caused by the Priest Rapids Project (Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams).
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
Columbia Plateau Columbia Lower Middle Fall Chinook 6,788,314 18,497 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.URB Hatchery Fall Chinook
2.Priest Rapid URB Fall Chinook
3.Fall Chinook Integrated
1.Hanford Reach Fall Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Upper Columbia River Fall Chinook Salmon Hatchery Program ? Priest Rapids Hatchery
2.Klickitat Upriver Bright Fall Chinook
3.Umatilla River Fall Chinook