Hatchery Detail


Name : Entiat Fish Hatchery
Province : Columbia Cascade Longitude : -120.325119
Subbasin : Entiat Latitude : 47.702568
Operating Agency : USFWS
Funding Source : BOR (Mitchell Act)
Description : Entiat National Fish Hatchery is located along the Entiat River, east of Entiat, Washington. The facility is operated as a satellite of Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery. Entiat Hatchery was originally authorized by the Grand Coulee Fish Maintenance in 1937 and re-authorized by the Mitchell Act in 1938. It began operations in 1941. The original purpose of the hatchery was to mitigate for the loss of salmon spawning grounds caused by the Grand Coulee Dam. The goals of the hatchery are to produce spring Chinook to help compensate for fish losses in the upper Columbia River drainage caused by construction of Grand Coulee Dam.
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 Cascade Wenatchee Coho 219,009 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Spring Chinook Hatchery
2.Coho Integrated
1.Wenatchee River Coho Population and Related Hatchery Programs
2.Entiat River Spring Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Mid-Columbia Coho Reintroductions Feasibility Project
2.Entiat National Fish Hatchery Leavenworth Hatchery Complex
1.Leavenworth NFH Complex Assessments and Recommendations Report - April 2007