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Salmon Trout Enhancement Programs

2024 … Mainstream and North Fork Umpqua Rivers Closed to Wild Spring Chinook Harvest

Wild spring Chinook harvest prohibited on North and mainstem Umpqua rivers https://www.facebook.com/v8.0/plugins/like.php?action=like&app_id=268260476539516&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fx%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2F%3Fversion%3D46%23cb%3Df3fac6141571cc4%26domain%3Dwww.dfw.state.or.us%26is_canvas%3Dfalse%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.dfw.state.or.us%252Ff965e1197698c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dfw.state.or.us%2Fnews%2F2023%2F12_Dec%2F121923.asp&layout=standard&locale=en_US&sdk=joey&share=true&size=small&width= https://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.2f70fb173b9000da126c79afe2098f02.en.html#dnt=false&id=twitter-widget-0&lang=en&original_referer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dfw.state.or.us%2Fnews%2F2023%2F12_Dec%2F121923.asp&size=m&text=Wild%20spring%20Chinook%20harvest%20prohibited%20on%20North%20and%20mainstem%20Umpqua%20rivers&time=1703051502546&type=share&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dfw.state.or.us%2Fnews%2F2023%2F12_Dec%2F121923.asp December 19, 2023 ROSEBURG, Ore. – Keeping adult and jack wild spring Chinook salmon on the North and…
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The 2023 eggs harvest is complete with 250,896 eggs taken. 108,600 were sent to Elk River Hatchery to be reared to Smolt and released in the early fall of 2024.…
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Second Week of 2023 Spawning Continues

November 8, 2023 2023 Chinook Salmon Egg Harvest Continues. To date, we have sent 108,600 eggs to ODFW’s hatchery at Elk River and keeping 63,160 at the Gardiner hatchery. Eggs…
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2023 Broodstock Spawning

The 2023 Fall Chinook Salmon spawning season is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, November 1st at the GRWB STEP hatchery at 9:00am. The public is invited to attend. It’s an…
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100,000 Fall Chinook Smolt Released in 2023

October 2nd. A dozen STEP volunteers joined in to release our remaining 60,000 Fall Chinook Smolt on Monday. Together with the 40,000 + we released in the late spring that…
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2023 GRWB STEP Salmon Derby Results

Dan Vasquz landed this 26.6-pound Chinook opening morning of the derby. It held on to 1st place throughout the derby even though several larger fish were caught but not registered…
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Ladies Get It Done

With the GRWB STEP Derby just 10 days away these ladies show us there are salmon in the lower river and they can catch em’. Clair & Chris, Makena, and…
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2023 Umpqua River Salmon Season Off To A Good Start!

The lower Umpqua River 2023 salmon season is off to a good start with anglers catching a number of fish in the 20 pound range so far during August. The…
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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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