Hatchery Detail


Name : Big Canyon Ponds
Province : Mountain Snake Longitude : -117.698158
Subbasin : Clearwater Latitude : 45.619408
Operating Agency : Nez Perc Tribe
Funding Source : Lower Snake River Compensation Plan and BPA
Description : Big Canyon Acclimation facility, located along the Clearwater River, serves as a rearing facility where juvenile fall Chinook, obtained from Lyons Ferry, area reared.
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 284,478 1,930 8 / 30 / 2010
Mountain Snake Clearwater Fall Chinook Snake River Fall Chinook ESU 719,957 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Grande Ronde-Wallowa Summer Steelhead and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Grande Ronde Basin Summer Steelhead Hatchery Program ? Lower Snake Compensation Plan
2.WDFW Snake River Stock Fall Chinook Lyons Ferry Hatchery On-Station and Up-River Releases
1.Oregon LSRCP Hatcheries Assessments and Recommendations Report ? December 2009
2.Washington LSRCP Hatcheries Assessments and Recommendations Report - September 2009