Hatchery Facilities

Learn more about the facilities that support our hatchery programs.

Facility

Owner/Operator

Location

Species

Total No. of Grant PUD fish

Activities

Priest Rapids Hatchery

Grant PUD/WDFW

Priest Rapids Dam, on bank of Columbia River

Upriver bright fall Chinook

5.6 million

Spawning of adults, egg incubation, early and final juvenile rearing, release into the Columbia River

Nason Creek Acclimation Facility

Grant PUD/WDFW

River mile 10.8 of Nason Creek

Wenatchee basin spring Chinook

225,000

Final rearing and release into Nason Creek

Carlton Acclimation Facility

Grant and Chelan PUDs/WDFW

Twisp, WA on the bank of the Methow River

Methow basin summer Chinook

200,000

Final acclimation and release into the Methow River

Eastbank Hatchery

Chelan PUD/WDFW

Wenatchee on the bank of the Columbia River

Wenatchee and Methow basin spring and summer Chinook

740,000

Spawning of adults, egg incubation, early juvenile rearing

Methow Hatchery

Douglas PUD/WDFW

Winthrop, WA

Methow basin spring Chinook

135,000

Spawning of adults, egg incubation, early and final juvenile rearing, release into the Methow River

Dryden Pond

Chelan PUD/WDFW

Dryden, WA on the bank of the Wenatchee River

Wenatchee basin summer Chinook

182,000

Final acclimation and release into the Wenatchee River

Chief Joseph Hatchery

BPA and Grant PUD/Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Chief Joseph Dam on bank of Columbia River

Okanogan basin spring and summer Chinook

388,000

Spawning of adults, egg incubation, early juvenile rearing

Omak and Riverside ponds

BPA and Grant PUD/Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Various locations in Okanogan basin

Okanogan basin spring and summer Chinook

388,000

Final acclimation and release into the Okanogan River

Penticton Hatchery

Grant and Chelan PUDs/Okanagan Nation Alliance

Penticton, B.C.

Sockeye

1.1 million

Spawning of adults, egg incubation and early rearing, release into Okanogan River/Skaha Lake, B.C.

Wells Hatchery

Douglas PUD/WDFW

Wells Dam on the bank of the Columbia River

Upper Columbia River summer steelhead

100,000

Spawning of adults, egg incubation, early rearing

St. Mary’s Acclimation Pond

Colville Confederated Tribes

Omak, WA

Upper Columbia River summer steelhead

Approximately 20,000

Final acclimation and release into Omak Creek