Hatchery Detail


Name : Fallert Creek Hatchery
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude : -122.803345
Subbasin : Kalama Latitude : 46.04509
Operating Agency : WDFW
Funding Source : NOAA (Mitchell Act)
Description : Fallert Creek Hatchery, located along the Kalama River, 5 miles north of Kalama, Washington, began operations in 1895 and is one of the oldest hatcheries in the Columbia River Basin. Operations are funded as part of the Mitchell Act. The goal of the hatchery is to produce lower river fall Chinook, spring Chinook, and coho that will contribute to Columbia River Basin commercial and sport fisheries
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 Kalama Coho Lower Columbia River Coho ESU 327,984 2,721 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Kalama Fall Chinook Lower Columbia River Chinook ESU 2,569,453 46 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Kalama Spring Chinook Lower Columbia River Chinook ESU 149,362 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Kalama Summer Steelhead Lower Columbia River Steelhead DPS 30,651 5 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Early Coho
2.Fall Chinook
3.Spring Chinook
4.Local Summer Steelhead
5.Skamania Hatchery Summer Steelhead
1.Kalama Fall Chinook Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Kalama River Fall Chinook Program
2.Kalama River Spring Chinook
3.Kalama River Type S Coho
4.Kalama River Wild Summer Steelhead
5.Kalama River (Early) Winter Steelhead
6.Kalama River Wild Winter Steelhead