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  • 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)

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  • 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 very popular with anglers. Check fishing regulations on the WA Department of Fish and Wildlife's website or pamphlet. 

    https://wdfw.wa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/01998/wdfw01998.pdf

     

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.

Orlanda_John@fws.gov 

Call 509-538-2755

Message us on Facebook.

Recent Little White Salmon Fish Returns

As of October 10, 2019, approximately 860 adult Fall Chinook (Target species is upriver bright, but we also get a few tule) have returned to Little White Salmon Fish Ladder.
Last Updated: October 22, 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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