Hatchery Detail


Hatchery

Name : Niagara Springs Hatchery
Province : Upper Snake Longitude : -114.673492
Subbasin : Snake Upper Latitude : 42.664909
Operating Agency : IDFG
Funding Source : Idaho Power
Description : Niagara Springs Hatchery, located in the Snake River Canyon, 10 miles south of the town of Wendel, Idaho, is owned and financed by Idaho Power Company as required under the terms of their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission license for the operation of the Hells Canyon hydroelectric complex. The mitigation goals for the hatchery are to (1) enhance steelhead run in the Snake River below Hells Canyon Dam, and (2) relocate part of this run to the Salmon River and its tributaries.
 
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 Snake Lower Summer Steelhead Snake River Basin Steelhead DPS 526,743 8 / 30 / 2010
Middle Snake Snake Lower Middle Summer Steelhead Snake River Basin Steelhead DPS 526,743 8 / 30 / 2010
Mountain Snake Salmon Summer Steelhead Snake River Basin Steelhead DPS 1,056,900 8 / 30 / 2010
Upper Snake Snake Upper Steelhead 144,258 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
APRE HSRG HGMP USFWS
1.Steelhead A-Run (Pahsimeroi) Hatchery
1.Salmon River Pahsimeroi River Summer Steelhead A-Run Population and Related Hatchery Programs