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Salmon Trout Enhancement Programs

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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14,000 Fall Chinook Smolt Released

This year’s fall Chinook smolt (14,000) were released on Thursday, October 13th. The fish were very healthy and had grown to 7 and 8 inches during their acclimation period. This…
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118 Fall Chinook Brood Stock Captured

GRWB’s brood stock trap was set in early September. To everyone’s surprise 118 fall Chinook salmon have been trapped so far. With Chinook angling slow in the lower river, it…
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