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  • Chinook spawning is wrapped up for the season!

    fall Chinook salmon

    We'll now spend our time in the nursery processing millions of eggs! If you'd like to volunteer call 509-538-2755 or message us on Facebook.


  • Giving a Helping Hand to Pollinators

    mason bee homes

    Pollinator sightings have increased since we planted native flowering plants and created homes for Mason bees. Butterflies, bees and flies abound! 

  • Fishing Drano Lake

    fishing on Drano Lake

    Drano Lake is closed to all fishing effective October 17th, 2018 until further notice. 


what's happening at the hatchery

Spawning is wrapped up for the season!

Our spawning season is now complete and we'll be in the nursery processing millions of eggs! We could always use a volunteer for certain nursery events, so please feel free to contact us. No experience necessary. :) 

Call 509-538-2755

Message us on Facebook.

Recent Little White Salmon Fish Returns

As of December 12, 2018, 8,427 adult Spring and Fall Chinook have returned to Little White Salmon .
Last Updated: March 12, 2019

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These fish were raised at Quilcene National Fish Hatchery. While we don't raise coho salmon at Little White Salmon NFH, the egg-to-fry hatch for our spring and Upriver Bright fall Chinook salmon is similar. Credit: Florian Graner

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