Hatchery Detail


Name : Marion Forks Hatchery
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude : -121.946785
Subbasin : Willamette Latitude : 44.619087
Operating Agency : ODFW
Funding Source : USACE, State of Oregon (General Fund)
Description : Marion Forks Hatchery is located along Marion and Horn creeks (Santiam River tributaries in the Willamette Basin) about 17 miles east of Detroit, Oregon. Minto Pond is operated as a satellite facility. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) funds the majority of operation costs as mitigation for the development of Detroit and Big Cliff dams. The COE mitigation agreement requires the annual production of no more than 84,000 pounds of juvenile Chinook and steelhead to mitigate for hydroelectric development in the North Santiam River.
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
Lower Columbia Willamette Brook Trout 3,380 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Cutthroat Trout 4,919 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Rainbow Trout 15,212 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Spring Chinook Upper Willamette River Chinook ESU 152,073 2,204 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Spring Chinook
2.Clackamas Integrated Spring Chinook
3.North Santiam Integrated Spring Chinook
1.North Santiam River Spring Chinook
2.Clackamas River Spring Chinook
3.Sandy Hatchery Spring Chinook
4.Upper Willamette Summer Steelhead