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2005 Winter & Summer Steelhead Smolt Stocking

State, tribal, federal and regional enhancement groups steelhead smolt releases between April 15 and May 31, 2005 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 2006-2007 winter and 2007 summer seasons. Select system totals in italics.

0 = There was a release in this stream during the spring of 2004
Discont. = 2nd year of zero releases
Revised Draft 12-14-06

Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca River Systems
Name of Stream
Winter
Summer
Nooksack River 63,400  
Whatcom Creek 5,312  
Samish 35,212  
Skagit River System  466,100   
  Skagit River Mainstem 200,000  
Baker River 30,000  
Sauk River 20,000  
Cascade River 216,100  
Stillaguamish River System  152,427  73,663 
  Pilchuck Creek 10,000  
North Fork 142,427 73,633
Snohomish River System  429,560  261,770 
  Skykomish River 160,025 168,800
Pilchuck River (Snoh.) 25,108  
Snoqualmie River 173,456 52,470
Tolt River 0  
Raging River 15,117 0
Sultan River 20,270 20,340
Wallace River 22,000  
Skykomish River, N. Fork 13,584 20,160
Green River (King Co.) 190,918 89,430
Puyallup River System  207,400   
  Carbon River (Voight Cr.) 207,400  
Deschutes River 24,550  
Skokomish River 0  
Hamma Hamma 2,043  
Dungeness River 9,825  
Morse Creek 0  
Elwha River 62,553  
Lyre River 25,000 10,000
Pysht River 10,000  
Clallam River 10,000  
Hoko River 26,169  
Sekiu River 14,457  
Sail River 6,222  
Agency Creek 5,710  
 
 
Coastal River
Systems
Name of Stream
Winter
Summer
Waatch River 21,050  
Sooes River 153,010  
Quillayute River System  209,400  44,300 
  Sol Duc River 59,400 14,300
Bogachiel River 115,000  
Calawah River 35,000 30,000
Goodman Creek 20,000  
Hoh River 48,625  
Salmon R. (Jefferson Co.) 149,874  
Quinault River 527,176  
Humptulips River (Stevens Cr.) 127,000 36650
Hoquiam River, East Fork 20,000  
Chehalis River System  219,700  75,000 
  Chehalis River Mainstem   15,000
Wynoochee River 170,000 60,000
Satsop River, East Fork 39,400  
Skookumchuck River 0  
Newaukum River 10,300  
Johns River 20,000  
Elk River 5,000  
North River Discont.  
Smith Creek 12,000  
Willapa River 54,000  
North Nemah River 12,000  
Naselle River 9,500  
 
 
Columbia River System
and Tributaries
Name of Stream
Winter
Summer
Grays River, West Fork 40,000  
Elochoman River 81,000 29,000
Cowlitz River System 462,956 228,285
Cowlitz River Mainstem 58,169 55,858
Coweeman River 19,994  
Toutle River, South Fork   0
Green River (Cowlitz Co.)   25,426
Blue Creek 366,106 147,001
Cispus River 18,687  
Kalama River System  41,436  49,840 
  Kalama River Mainstem Discont. 44,197
Gobar Creek 41,436 5,643
Lewis River System  158,125  316,412 
  North Fork 93,056 286,763
East Fork 65,069 29,649
Salmon Creek (Clark Co.) 19,951  
Washougal River System  63,460  71,514 
  Washougal River 28,555 45,374
North Fork 34,905 26,140
Little White Salmon/Drano Lk   Discont.
White Salmon River (Big) 20,428 21,809
Klickitat River   100,725
Walla Walla River System    246,003 
  Walla Walla R. Mainstem   104,027
Touchet River   141,976
Snake River System    527,187 
  Snake River, Lower   63,036
Tucannon River   163,267
Grand Ronde River   300,884
Mid Columbia R. (Ringold)   204,788
Wenatchee River (+Nason Cr.)   140,154
  Chiwawa River   153,959
Methow River System    375,109 
  Mainstem   196,409
Twisp River   96,420
Chewuch River   82,280
Okanogan River System    78,940 
  Mainstem   0
Omak Creek   10,000
Similkameen River   68,940