Status & Trends by Region


Status & Trends in the Deschutes Subbasin (Columbia Plateau Province)

Fall Chinook

Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
13,000-16,000 natural adults311
 
Current Status : Adult Counts
2016: 1,074 adults (Pelton Dam - natural)98

ESA Listing Status :    Not Listed
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Middle Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) :  
Population :  
 

Spring Chinook

Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
2,600-2,800 natural adults; 2,200-2,300 above Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery and 400-500 in Shitike Creek311
 
Current Status : Redd Counts
2015: 72 redds 156

ESA Listing Status :    Not Listed
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Middle Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) :  
Population :  
 

Pacific Lamprey

Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
None
 
Current Status : Adult Population Estimate (Lower Deschutes)
2017: 24,017adults 506

ESA Listing Status :    Species of Concern
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) :  
Major Population Group (MPG) :  
Population :  
 

Sockeye

No abundance chart available for Sockeye.
Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
None
 
Current Status : Unknown
ESA Listing Status :    Not Listed
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) :  
Major Population Group (MPG) :  
Population :  
 

Summer Steelhead

Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
Westside - 4,500-5,000 natural adults (plus 1,600-1,850 in areas not currently accessible)
Eastside - 2,400-2,900 natural adults
Crooked River - 700-1,000 natural adults311
Recovery Plan Criteria :
1,000 natural adults each for Westside and Eastside populations302
 
Current Status : NOSA Estimate
2016: Deschutes River (westside) - 472 spawners474
Deschutes River (eastside) - 1,942 spawners474
Adult Counts (Pelton Dam)
2016: 2,507
Hatchery - 2,443 adults 192
Natural - 64 adults 192
Redd Counts (natural)
2015: 570 redds (natural) 193, 205, 206
2012: Buck Hollow Creek - 28 redds (mixed)204

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
Evolutionary Significant Unit (ESU) : Middle Columbia 
Major Population Group (MPG) : Cascades Eastern Slope Tributaries 
Population : Westside, Eastside, Crooked River (extirpated) 
 

Bull Trout

Biological Objective : Draft Recovery Plan Criteria :
1,500-3,000 adults distributed among 5 or more local populations312
 
Current Status : Redd Counts
2015: 129 redds 158
Adult Counts (Pelton Dam)
2016: 13 adults 207

ESA Listing Status :    Threatened
 

Redband Trout

No abundance chart available for Redband Trout.
Biological Objective : Subbasin Plan Objective :
1,500-2,500 fish greater than 8 inches per mile, Pelton Dam to Shearers Falls; 750-1000 fish greater than 8 inches per mile below Shearer Falls311
 
Current Status : No information since 2000
ESA Listing Status :    Species of Concern