Hatchery programs - Oregon Coast

Salmon and steelhead hatchery programs on the Oregon Coast rear fall Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and steelhead. Hatchery programs are operated and funded by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The hatchery programs operate out of 10 hatcheries—Cole Rivers Hatchery, Indian Hatchery, Elk Hatchery, Bandon Hatchery, Rock Hatchery (Umpqua River), Alsea Hatchery, Salmon Hatchery, Cedar Hatchery, Trask Hatchery, Nehalem Hatchery, and associated satellite facilities.  These hatchery programs are managed to provide hatchery fish for recreational and commercial fisheries in the ocean, bays, and rivers.