Fall Chinook spawning happening in October!
Stay tuned for Upriver Bright Chinook spawn dates.
Orlanda_John@fws.gov or message us on Facebook at Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery (official page)
Giving a Helping Hand to Pollinators
Pollinator sightings have increased since we planted native flowering plants and created homes for Mason bees. Butterflies, bees and flies abound!
Fishing Drano Lake
Drano Lake is very popular with anglers. Check fishing regulations on the WA Department of Fish and Wildlife's website or pamphlet.
what's happening at the hatchery
Fall Chinook spawning is on the horizon...
Fall Chinook are beginning to enter our ladder. Spawning will likely begin in mid-October. Check here and Facebook for updates.
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As of November 07, 2019, approximately 13,461 adult Upriver Bright Fall Chinook have returned to Little White Salmon Fish Ladder.
Fisheries In the news
Did You Know? Oldest Hatchery...
The Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery is the oldest hatchery in the Columbia Basin. It was established in 1896 to supplement the declining salmon populations due to overfishing.