Hatchery Detail


Name : Warm Springs NFH
Province : Columbia Plateau Longitude : -121.235146
Subbasin : Deschutes Latitude : 44.86451
Operating Agency : USFWS
Funding Source : USFWS
Description : Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery, located on the north bank of the Warm Springs River, a tributary of the Deschutes River, approximately 14 miles north of Warm Springs, Oregon, was authorized in 1966 and began operating in 1978. The goal of the hatchery is to produce spring Chinook that will contribute to CTWSRO fisheries while providing adequate escapement for hatchery production.
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 Deschutes Spring Chinook 580,897 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Warm Springs Integrated Spring Chinook
1.Deschutes Spring Chinook Populations and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery ? Spring Chinook Salmon
1.Warm Springs NFH Assessments and Recommendations Report - May 2006