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Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs) for WDFW Hatchery Programs

Puget Sound

The Hatchery Genetic Management Plan (HGMP) describes, in a format prescribed by NOAA Fisheries, the operation of the artificial production program for salmon and steelhead in the Puget Sound region and the potential effects of each program on listed species. The following HGMPs are submitted for a 30-day public review/comment period:

Draft HGMPs Available for Public Comment
HGMP Public Comments
Puget Sound


Comments are due by 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on December 18, 2015

Comments may be e-mailed to:

Address written comments to:
Hatcheries Division
600 Capital Way N.
Olympia WA 98501

Final Winter (Early) Steelhead HGMPs submitted for NOAA review July 2014
Puget Sound HGMPs
Previously Submitted for 30-day Public Review