The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Best time to visit: October - February for adult coho salmon. December - March for adult steelhead. Year-round for large show pond trout
Fish raised: Salmon and steelhead
What to see and do
At the hatchery: The Coquille River offers excellent chinook and coho salmon fishing in the fall. Wood ducks can be seen year-round at the intake reservoirs. Swallows are common May - September. Herons and kingfishers are common year-round. Picnic tables are available at the hatchery. Visitors can view and feed large rainbow trout in a show pond, and can observe the spawning of salmon and steelhead October - March, usually Tuesday mornings.
Nearby: Bullards Beach State Park offers camping, fishing and crabbing.
The hatchery is located about 1/2 mile east of Bandon toward Coquille, just off Hwy. 42S.
Address and Phone
55212 Fish Hatchery Road
Bandon, OR 97411
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