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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.

Draft HGMPs Available for Public Comment
HGMP Public Comments
Puget Sound


Comments are due by 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on October 17, 2014

Comments may be e-mailed to:

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

Previously Submitted Puget Sound HGMPs

Deschutes River Fall Chinook

Elwha River Summer/Fall Chinook
Approved by NOAA November 21, 2012

Hamma Hamma Fall Chinook

Hood Canal Winter Steelhead

Hoodsport Hatchery Fall Chinook

North Fork Nooksack River Fall Chum

North/Middle Fork Nooksack River Chinook

Minter Creek Fall Chinook

Soos Creek Coho Hatchery Program

Soos Creek Fall Chinook

South Sound Coho Net Pen Program

Voights Creek Fall Chinook

Wallace River Coho

Wallace River Summer Chinook