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Winter & Summer Steelhead Smolt Stocking - 2011

State, tribal, federal and regional enhancement groups steelhead smolt releases between April 15 and May 31, 2011 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 2012-2013 winter and 2013 summer seasons. Some releases are associated with supplementation efforts and are not intended to augment harvest opportunity. Select system totals in italics. Updated Sept. 17, 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 99,999 0 Sooes River 100,117 0 Grays River, West Fork 35,000 0
Whatcom Creek 40,000 0 Quillayute River System 80,293 47,124 Elochoman River 92,000 31,000
Skagit River System 240,000 0 Sol Duc River 0 20,000 Abernathy Creek 20,491 0
Baker River 30,000 0 Snider Creek b/ 0 0 Cowlitz River System 696,816 617,829
Cascade River 210,000 0 Bogachiel River 80,293 0 Cowlitz River Mainstem 684,816 577,098
N Fork Stillaguamish River 128,066 69,945 Calawah River 0 27,124 Coweeman River 12,000 0
Snohomish River System 317,955 182,500 Hoh River System b/ 0 South Fork Toutle 0 15,844
Skykomish River 145,955 182,500 Salmon River 111,262 0 Green River (Cowlitz Co.) 0 24,887
Snoqualmie River 152,000 0 Quinault River/Cook Creek etc. 469,455 0 Kalama River & Gobar Cr 112,082 76,672
Wallace River 20,000 0 Humptulips River (Stevens Cr.) 132,145 31,405 Lewis River System 216,918 240,495
Green River (King Co.) 126,053 74,408 Chehalis River System 317,800 61,065 North Fork and Mainstem 159,160 223,471
Mainstem 35,564 25,000 Wynoochee River 170,000 61,065 East Fork 57,758 17,024
Big Soos Creek 80,492 49,408 Satsop River, East Fork 58,800 0 Salmon Creek (Clark Co.) 20,000 0
Flaming Geyser 9,997 0 Skookumchuck River 89,000 0 Washougal River System 59,993 63,163
Puyallup River System a/ 0 U. Cheh. R. (Eight Creek) 0 Washougal Rv. mainstem 29,996 33,151
White River a/ 0 Smith Creek 10,000 0 N. F. Washougal Rv. 29,997 30,012
Skokomish River 26,642 0 Naselle River 38,345 0 Klickitat River 0 94,512
Dewatto River 6,622 0 Willapa River System 61,500 0 Walla Walla River System 0 255,462
Duckabush River 140 0 South Fork 10,000 0 Walla Walla R. Mainstem 0 102,341
Dungeness River 11,750 0 Fork Creek 39,500 0 Touchet River 0 153,121
Elwha River 229,687 0 Stringer Creek 12,000 0 Snake River System 0 440,335
Hoko River 25,261 0 North River 10,000 0 Snake River, Lower 0 164,813
Sekiu River 12,292 0 Salmon fry Tucannon River 0 77,683
Sail River 11,346 0 Grand Ronde River 0 197,839
Waatch River 25,071 0 U. Columbia R. (Ringold) 0 144,438
Wenatchee River System 0 339,614
a/ 27,876 Fingerling Wenatchee River 0 167,251
b/ '0' release, IHN disease concerns Nason Creek 0 91,189
Chiwawa River 0 81,174
Methow River System 0 437,712
Mainstem 0 261,511
Twisp River 0 92,340
Chewuch River 0 83,861
Okanogan River System 0 127,583
Okanogan River 0 3,960
Salmon Creek 0 50,000
Similkameen River 0 73,623