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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice

    During the current public health emergency, when possible, national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public. However facility resources and events may be limited.  Please call the hatchery directly at (360) 645-2521 for further information. More information on Service facility access is available on the FWS Coronavirus Response page.

  • A Close-Knit Crew!

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    Marsha McGee knows how to keep things knitted together, be it families or hatcheries. The veteran Fish and Wildlife Service employee has served as Makah National Fish Hatchery’s de-facto Administrative Officer for 27 years. 

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Kids Fishing Day

The Makah National Fish Hatchery will be hosting a free kids fishing event on Saturday, June 2nd from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  This event is in partnership with the Makah Tribe and other several community sponsors.  In addition to trout fishing, there will be several activities including:  Safe archery, arts & crafts, casting games and raffle prizes.   

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Recent Fish Returns

As of March 23, 2017, 342 adult Winter Steelhead have returned to Makah NFH Weir on Tsoo Yess River.

As of March 23, 2017, 1,899 adult Coho have returned to Makah NFH Weir on Tsoo Yess River.

As of March 23, 2017, 3,013 adult Fall Chinook have returned to Makah NFH Weir Tsoo Yess River.

Fishing Rules & Regulations...
Last Updated: January 11, 2021
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