Hatchery Detail


Name : Eagle Creek National Fish Hatchery
Province : Lower Columbia Longitude : -122.205833
Subbasin : Willamette Latitude : 45.275978
Operating Agency : USFWS
Funding Source : NOAA (Mitchell Act)
Description : The Eagle Creek Hatchery, located 40 miles east of Portland, Oregon along Eagle Creek, a tributary of the Clackamas River, was authorized under the Mitchell Act and currently operates as part of the Columbia River Fisheries Development Program. The hatchery began operating in 1956. The goal of the hatchery is to help compensate for fish losses in the Columbia River Basin caused by mainstem dams. The hatchery raises coho salmon and winter steelhead. A percentage of the coho produced at the Eagle Creek hatchery are transferred to the Yakama Nation and Nez Perce Tribe.
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 Coho Lower Columbia River Coho ESU 324,944 8 / 30 / 2010
Lower Columbia Willamette Winter Steelhead Lower Columbia River Steelhead DPS 90,589 8 / 30 / 2010
Mountain Snake Clearwater Coho 525,265 8 / 30 / 2010
Hatchery Program Reviews
1.Clackamas Hatchery Early Coho
2.Clackamas Hatchery Early Winter Steelhead
1.Willamette-Clackamas River Coho Salmon Population and Related Hatchery Programs
2.Clearwater River Coho Population and Related Hatchery Programs
1.Eagle Creek National Fish Hatchery - Coho
2.Eagle Creek National Fish Hatchery ? Winter Steelhead
3.SAFE Coho
1.Eagle Creek NFH Assessments and Recommendations Report - July 2007