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Salmon Trout Enhancement Programs


Though the discovery was initially announced in the fall of 2019, a November 2021 study published in Ecology and Evolution provides greater detail about the rare phenomenon. The researchers confirmed that the hybrid salmon…
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2023 Ocean Salmon Seasons Set

April 7, 2023 NEWPORT, Ore – The Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) yesterday finalized the 2023 ocean salmon seasons. These include ocean waters off Oregon. Columbia Basin hatchery coho salmon…
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March 30th, Class of 2023 Fry Update

Our Class of 2023 Juvenile Chinook Salmon have reached the Fry Stage and developed Parr markings. (400 per pound, 1&1/2 to 2 inches in length) These vertical lines help the…
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2023 Umpqua River Spring Chinook Regulations Set

December 28, 2022 ROSEBURG, Ore. – For the first time since 2019, anglers will be able to harvest adult wild spring Chinook in the mainstem Umpqua River. North Umpqua bag limits…
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OSP Fish and Wildlife Division is seeking public assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful waste of Salmon- Hood River County (Photo) – 11/04/22 On November 2, 2022, at about…
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GRWB STEP Redd Zone Incubators Filled with 233,000 Fall Chinook Salmon Eggs

It’s all smiles at GRWB STEP hatchery as a nearly full complement of 65 spawning pairs of Fall Chinook were collected this year. Approximately 233,000 eggs were harvested. The best…
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First Spawning 2022

October 26th … Freshly trapped brood stock were brought in from Winchester Bay and added to the fish already in the holding pond. Fish selected for spawning are euthanized and…
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