The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery is located about 30 miles west of Twin Falls, Idaho at the Thousand Springs Reach of Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer. Under the Lower Snake River Fish and Wildlife Compensation Plan (LSRCP), over 1.4 million steelhead are produced annually to mitigate for fish and wildlife losses caused by the construction of four dams on the lower Snake River (Lower Granite, Little Goose, Lower Monumental, Ice Harbor). The Hatchery also produces 130,000 Rainbow trout to mitigate for Dworshak Dam in northern Idaho
To get there, look for the Hagerman National Fish Hatchery signs on the Thousand Springs Scenic byway or click Driving Directions for a map. A video tour is available at the Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce.
3059-D National Fish Hatchery Rd.
Hagerman, ID 83332. (208) 837-4896
42 45'37.10"N 114 51'30.93W Elev 2965ft
Come celebrate the history of the hatchery and its role in the community on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The event runs from 10 am to 2 pm (MT).
News coverage of our 80th Anniversary Celebration
See a Photo Gallery of Hagerman NFH
10/12/13 - Idaho cuts steelhead bag limits on Clearwater River (Billings Gazette)
10/11/13 - Upper Columbia River, tributaries to open for hatchery steelhead fishing (WDFW News Release)
9/19/13 - Fall chinook salmon make record return to Columbia River
9/14/13 - Fall chinook salmon run on Columbia River largest in decades (Associated Press)
9/12/13 - 80-year-old hatchery grows healthier fish with new technology
11/26/13- Backlog of Endangered Species Awaiting Protection Reaches Lowest Level Since 1970s
11/26/13- Stress relief for Foster fish
11/12/13- Endangered Species Act protection for 15 isle species
10/24/13- New report identifies sturgeon habitat in Montana, Idaho
10/21/13- Gravel makes Klamath Basin stream good for a native trout species
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