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Alsea Hatchery

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Alsea Hatchery
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Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout
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Steelhead
Alsea Hatchery Steelhead
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Alsea Hatchery was constructed in 1936, and is operated with state funds. Many improvements have been made to the hatchery since original construction. The hatchery produces both winter steelhead and rainbow trout. The facility is used for adult collection, spawning, egg incubation and rearing of winter steelhead, and egg incubation and rearing of rainbow trout.

Best time to visit: December - March for adult winter steelhead. November - March for spawning activity. Adult white sturgeon and rainbow trout are present for viewing all year.

Fish raised: Rainbow trout and winter steelhead

What to see and do

The hatchery offers a stream scene pond, sturgeon pond and trophy trout pond for public viewing, as well as an information kiosk, picnic area and public restrooms. The Alsea River offers good fishing for winter steelhead and cutthroat trout. The lower river and tidewater areas offer good fishing for fall chinook. Guided group tours of the hatchery are available by advance arrangement.

Nearby: Several parks with picnic areas are located along the Alsea River. Camping is limited to the lower river.

Directions

Alsea Hatchery

From the east: Travel west on Hwy. 34 to milepost 43. Turn right and travel 3/10 mile on a paved road to the hatchery.

From the west: Take Hwy. 34 to milepost 43. Turn left and travel 3/10 mile on a paved road to the hatchery.

Address and Phone

Alsea River Hatchery
29050 Fish Hatchery Road
Alsea, OR 97324
(541) 487-7240

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