Hatchery Detail


Name : Klickitat State Fish Hatchery
Province : Columbia Gorge Longitude : -121.18232
Subbasin : Klickitat Latitude : 46.042355
Operating Agency : YIN
Funding Source : NOAA (Mitchell Act)
Description : The Klickitat Hatchery, located in a remote area on the Klickitat River at river mile 42, near the town of Glenwood, Washington, was authorized and constructed under the Mitchell Act and began operation as part of the Columbia River Fisheries Development Program. The purpose of the hatchery is to produce adult fall Chinook, Type-N coho, and spring Chinook that will contribute to NE Pacific and Columbia River Basin commercial and sport fisheries. As a Columbia River Fish Management Plan managed hatchery under U.S. v Oregon, the Klickitat Hatchery is important for meeting Treaty Trust responsibilities of the federal government. The Klickitat hatchery provides important tribal and non-tribal fisheries in Zone 1-6 of the Columbia River, as well as the Pacific Ocean.
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 Gorge Klickitat Coho 1,158,000 8 / 30 / 2010
Columbia Gorge Klickitat Fall Chinook 4,376,100 8 / 30 / 2010
Columbia Gorge Klickitat Spring Chinook 624,650 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Klickitat Hatchery Coho
2.URB Hatchery Fall Chinook
3.Spring Chinook
4.Summer Steelhead (Ringold)
1.Klickitat Spring Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
2.Washougal River Coho Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Klickitat Upriver Bright Fall Chinook
2.Ringold Springs Steelhead Program
3.Klickitat Spring Chinook Production Program ? Klickitat Hatchery
4.Klickitat Hatchery Coho