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Winter & Summer Steelhead Smolt Stocking - 2012

State, tribal, federal and regional enhancement groups steelhead smolt releases between April 15 and May 31, 2012 Smolts are defined as hatchery reared steelhead released at a minimum size of 10 fish per pound. The majority of the adult returns from these releases are expected during the 2013-2014 winter and 2014 summer seasons. Some releases are associated with supplementation efforts and are not intended to augment harvest opportunity. Select system totals in italics. Updated September 25, 2013

Puget Sound &
Strait of Juan de Fuca River Systems
Coastal River Systems Columbia River System
and Tributaries
Name of Stream Winter Summer Name of Stream Winter Summer Name of Stream Winter Summer
Nooksack River 116,360 0 Waatch Rv/Educket Crk 21,068 0 Grays River, West Fork 45,000 0
Whatcom Creek 39,850 0 Tsoo-Yess Rv (Sooes River) 110,298 0 Elochoman River 91,000 33,000
Skagit River System 226,050 0 Quillayute River System 160,485 49,500 Abernathy Creek 19,326 0
Baker River 31,000 0 Bogachiel River 107,325 0 Cowlitz River System 682,395 611,456
Cascade River 195,050 0 Calawah River 53,160 49,500 Cowlitz River 672,912 571,529
N Fork Stillaguamish Rv 152,599 76,225 Hoh River/Chalaat Creek 148,765 0 Coweeman River 9,483 0
Snohomish River System 323,400 187,500 Salmon River 165,791 0 South Fork Toutle 0 14,953
Skykomish River 142,500 187,500 L. Quinault River/Cook Crk 453,000 0 Green Rv (Cowlitz Co.) 0 24,974
Snoqualmie Rv/Tokul Crk 163,400 0 Humptulips Rv (Stevens Cr.) 130,808 31,028 Kalama Rv and Gobar Cr 109,647 90,385
Wallace River 17,500 0 Chehalis River System 342,200 60,000 Lewis River System 141,823 276,797
Green River (King Co.) 96,957 79,984 Wynoochee River 170,500 60,000 N Fork and Mainstem 81,823 261,797
Icy Creek 30,474 19,984 East Fork Satsop River 57,700 0 East Fork 60,000 15,000
Big Soos Creek 51,493 60,000 Skookumchuck River 85,000 0 Salmon Creek (Clark Co.) 19,985 0
Mainstem 14,990 0 U. Cheh. R. (Eight Creek) 29,000 0 North Fork Washougal Rv. 63,030 62,822
Puyallup River System 31,129 0 Smith Creek 12,200 0 Drano Lk (Little White Salmon) 0 24,003
White River 31,129 0 Naselle River 65,395 0 Klickitat River 0 91,664
Skokomish River, S.F. 23,989 0 Willapa River System 67,000 0 Walla Walla River System 0 245,885
Dewatto River 4,905 0 South Fork 12,200 0 Walla Walla R. Mainstem 0 102,177
Duckabush River 1,505 238 Fork Creek 39,800 0 Touchet River 0 143,708
Dungeness River 11,000 0 Stringer Creek 15,000 0 Snake River System 0 365,867
Hoko River 35,312 0 North River 10,000 0 Snake River, Lower 0 137,841
Sekiu River 15,910 0 Tucannon River 0 51,124
Sail River 16,310 0 Grand Ronde River 0 176,902
U. Columbia R. (Ringold) 0 186,143
U. Columbia R. (Wells) 0 31,860
Wenatchee River System 0 188,721
Wenatchee River 0 121,446
Nason Creek 0 36,225
Chiwawa River 0 31,050
Methow River System 0 304,358
Mainstem 0 263,188
Twisp River 0 41,170
Okanogan River System 0 81,465
Omak Creek 0 21,385
Salmon Creek 0 50,000
Similkameen River 0 10,080