April 6th (More) Fry Are Released!

Every few days now our Fry are coming out of the Hatchery Tanks and swim to the outside Trough so we can transfer them to the Nile Creek channels and then they will naturally make it to the creek!

Salmon Fry Release!

The past few weeks our fry have been coming out of their tanks and gathering in their final through so we can release them into the channels of the Nile Creek where they will eventually start their exciting and perilous journey to the ocean! Come visit us and see this miracle of nature happen before …

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NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON(click on Picture for full story)

NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON Nile Creek  hatchery was established about 25 years ago. It has been staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers since then. Our pink salmon come from Quinsam hatchery each fall. The annual egg take occurs in late September and we pick up about one million eggs one month later. …

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Nash Creek Dam Project

Built to temporarily divert Nash Creek directly into the Ocean . Without the dam coho smolts would continue to the end of Nash Creek and become trapped due to the mouth of the creek blocked by rocks and stones. By the end of May the creek dries up in that section and the fish are …

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