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The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Little White Salmon Infographic

Founded in 1898, Little White Salmon is the oldest Columbia River hatchery and a pioneer of salmon propagation! They raise and release roughly 7.2 million young spring and up-river bright fall Chinook salmon each year. They also mitigate hydroelectric dam fishery losses, provide for important...

The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Spring Creek Infographic

Established in 1901, Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery annually raises 12.5 million Tule Fall Chinook salmon to fulfill Tribal Trust responsibilities and support the commercial fishing industry. The hatchery is funded by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and part of the Columbia River Gorge...

The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Quilcene Infographic

Operational since 1911, the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery rears and releases coho salmon to fulfill Tribal Trust responsibilities and to enhance local recreational & commercial fishing. The hatchery lies in Washington's GORGEOUS Olympic Peninsula and is co-managed by the Port Gamble S'...

The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Saratoga Infographic

Established in 1911, Saratoga is a unique facility that maintains a large lake trout population for breeding. The hatchery has served as an egg-producing station during most of its years of operation including various strains of brook, rainbow, brown, golden, and cutthroat trout, and Dolly...

The Great American Hatchery Road Trip - Private John Allen Infographic

Private John Allen National Fish Hatchery, established in 1901, is a warmwater hatchery, meaning their water stays at a mad luxurious 75-85 degrees! They raise fish that are important to Mississippi, the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley, and the Gulf Coast, including alligator gar, lake...