Hatchery Detail


Name : Willamette Fish Hatchery
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude : -122.44278
Subbasin : Willamette Latitude : 43.745975
Operating Agency : ODFW
Funding Source : USACE, State of Oregon (General Fund)
Description : Willamette Hatchery, located along Salmon Creek, approximately 3 miles upstream from its confluence with the Middle Fork of the Willamette River, is operated as mitigation for fish losses caused by Hills Creek, Lookout Point, and the Dexter hydroelectric/flood control projects. Willamette hatchery is used for adult holding/spawning, egg incubation, and rearing of spring Chinook and rainbow trout. In addition, both summer and winter steelhead are reared at the facility for a short period of time.
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 Rainbow Trout 524,163 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Spring Chinook Upper Willamette River Chinook ESU 611,641 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.CEDC SAFE Willamette Hatchery Spring Chinook
2.Clackamas Integrated Spring Chinook
3.Middle Fork Willamette Integrated Spring Chinook
4.Middle Fork Willamette Hatchery Summer Steelhead
5.Mollala Integrated Spring Chinook
6.North Santiam Hatchery Summer Steelhead
7.South Santiam Integrated Spring Chinook
1.Youngs Bay Spring Chinook CEDC SAFE Population and Hatchery Program
1.SAFE Spring Chinook
2.Clackamas River Spring Chinook
3.Sandy Hatchery Spring Chinook
4.Middle Fork Willamette Spring Chinook
5.South Santiam Spring Chinook
6.Upper Willamette Hatchery Rainbow Trout Program
7.Upper Willamette Summer Steelhead