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  • Local Fishing Opportunities!

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    All you need to know for fishing can be found on the new Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Mobile Fishing app. Fish Washington puts up-to-the-minute fishing regulations at your fingertips!

  • Tule Fall Chinook Return

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    Spring Creek will open it's fish ladder on August 27, 2018. Spawning will begin on September 17. Come early for viewing as we often wrap up by 1:00 pm. Call 509-493-1730 for spawn days/times.

what's happening at the hatchery

Ready, Set...Open House

Spring Creek NFH will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, Setpember 22, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Come out to the hatchery to view salmon in the fish ladder and holding ponds, learn more about hatchery operations and view salmon spawning. Columbia High School Honor Society students will be on hand with educational activities for children and light refreshments will be served. Take advantage of Your National Fish Hatchery!

Recent spring creek NFH Fish Returns

As of September 07, 2018, 7,781 adult Tule Fall Chinook Salmon have returned to Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery .
Last Updated: September 13, 2018
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