Dworshak Fisheries Complex
Maintaining the North Fork Runs
 

Around Dworshak Hatchery Complex





Welcome!

Dworshak National Fish Hatchery Complex is located at the confluence of the North Fork and mainstem Clearwater River in Ahsahka, Idaho, 3 miles west of Orofino, Idaho. The Complex consists of Dworshak National Fish Hatchery, Idaho Fishery Resource Office, and the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery located at Kooskia, Idaho (managed by the Nez Perce Tribe).  The Idaho Fish Health Center is co-located at the Dworshak Complex as well. Dworshak hatchery production is co-managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nez Perce Tribe. Click here for a brochure on the Dworshak Hatchery Complex. We are open year-round for self-guided tours. Guided tours are available by reservation only. Call 476-4591 or email us with your request. For more information please forward all questions and comments to us. To reach us by telephone, please dial (208) 476-4591.

How to get to Dworshak Hatchery Complex

To visit the hatchery, turn off State Highway 12 at the Orofino bridge and continue one block north. Turn left and follow State Highway 7 about 3 miles to the hatchery. Visitors are welcome from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. daily. Please call in advance for information about group tours and dates of hatchery activities.

In This Section You Can

Fish Counts

Get the latest hatchery fish returns information

Chinook
Steelhead
Adult Returns by Dams

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Spawning

Please call (208) 476-4591 for the latest information on our spawning shedule or email angela_feldmann@fws.gov for information.

If you need information on Idaho fishing regulations, please contact the Idaho Department of Fish & Game Clearwater Region Office at (208) 799-5010 or visit their website



Dworshak NFH Volunteer

Read about working as a volunteer. If you would like to volunteer at Dworshak Fisheries Complex, please contact Angela Feldmann at angela_feldmann@fws.gov

 
Teacher Resrouces Find out about our teacher's resources. Contact Angela Feldmann at angela_feldmann@fws.gov for further information.
 
 
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Last updated: October 30, 2014

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