Stock Exchange: Sustained Collaboration Produces Healthier Fish
What do you get when two hatchery programs combine forces?
what's happening at the hatchery
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is overseeing the construction of a new fish exclusion barrier at Quinault NFH in Grays Harbor County, Washington. The Project will maintain the functionality of the hatchery by replacing the existing weir with a velocity barrier, replacing the existing electric weir control building, modifying riprap and an access road, and adding a fish bypass ladder.
As of December 22, 2015, 1,556 adult Steelhead have returned to Cook Creek.
As of December 22, 2015, 13,441 adult Coho have returned to Cook Creek.
As of December 17, 2015, 4,313 adult Chum have returned to Cook Creek.
Fisheries In the news
March 31, 2016 - Pacific lamprey return to White Salmon River (The Columbian)
February 26, 2016 - Montana Wild's case a reminder that anglers need to know regulations
December 8, 2015 - Hatchery clean up project completed with a few hitches
November 10, 2015 - (WSB-TV 2/Atlanta) Scientists tracking rain, snow in soggy Washington state
November 6, 2015 - (OregonLive.com) Coho fishing closes until further notice on Eagle Creek
Did You Know? Quinault NFH
Did you know that at peak production Quinault NFH can have up to three million fish on station at one time? That's more fish than Chicago has people!