Hatchery Programs - Oregon Coast

Salmon and steelhead

Salmon and steelhead hatchery programs on the Oregon Coast rear:

  • Fall Chinook salmon,
  • Coho salmon, and
  • Winter and summer steelhead.

Hatchery programs are operated and funded by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The hatchery programs operate out of the following ten hatcheries, as well as associated satellite facilities:

  • Cole Rivers Hatchery,
  • Indian Hatchery,
  • Elk Hatchery,
  • Bandon Hatchery,
  • Rock Hatchery (Umpqua River),
  • Alsea Hatchery,
  • Salmon Hatchery,
  • Cedar Hatchery,
  • Trask Hatchery, and
  • Nehalem Hatchery.

These hatchery programs are managed to provide hatchery fish for recreational and commercial fisheries in the ocean, bays, and rivers.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on September 27, 2019