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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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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2018: River Otters on the Nile

  A pair of river otters were recently spotted on Nile Creek in the pools above the hatchery. Not good news for the coho fry who spent their first year in these pools! It appears this visit was short lived as I suspect the pair of river otters had other issues on their mind. January-February …

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