Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery
Pacific Region
 

2015 Calendar of Events

Carson NFH (call for more information - 509-427-5905)

  • mid-April: salmon smolts released
  • May 1: fish ladder opens
  • August 12 and 19: spring Chinook salmon spawning
  • September 12: Kid's Fishing Day 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (no registration after 12:00 pm)

Eagle Creek NFH (call for more information - 503-630-6270)

  • January - March: winter steelhead return to the hatchery
  • February: coho fry moved from incubators to the outdoor raceways
  • early March: smolts are transferred to Yakama Nation and Nez Perce coho restoration programs
  • March 21: Open House
  • early April: 350,000 coho smolts released into Eagle Creek
  • June/July: marking and tagging trailer at the hatchery to tag coho fingerlings
  • October: fish ladder open for coho salmon
  • late October - mid-November: coho spawning

Little White Salmon NFH (call for more information - 509-538-2755)

  • mid-April: spring Chinook salmon smolts released
  • May 1: fish ladder opens
  • June: fall Chinook salmon released
  • August 11 and 18: spring Chinook salmon spawning
  • September: fish ladder open for fall Chinook salmon
  • mid-October - November: upriver bright fall Chinook spawning

Spring Creek NFH (call for more information - 509-493-1730)

  • April 13: salmon release- 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 4: salmon release - 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • August: 24: fish ladder open
  • September 15 - 30: tule fall Chinook salmon spawning (call for exact days/times)
  • September 19: Open House - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Last updated: April 13, 2015
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