California Hatchery Locations

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California North Coast Waters Area

  • No. 1  Iron Gate Fish Hatchery  is downstream from the Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River in Siskiyou County. It’s in the North Coast–Klamath Region in a rural setting dominated by sagebrush and oak pine woodland.
  • No. 3  Mad River Fish Hatchery  is south of the town of Blue Lake in Humboldt County. It is located in the North Coast–Klamath Region in a rural setting dominated by coniferous forest. River flows at the hatchery are not significantly affected by releases from upstream dams.
  • No. 4  Trinity River Hatchery  is adjacent to the Trinity River near Lewiston, Trinity County. It’s in the North Coast–Klamath Region in a rural setting dominated by coniferous forest.
  • No. 7  Coyote Valley Fish Facility  is located on the east branch of the Russian River near the town of Ukiah. It provides seasonal support to Warm Springs Hatchery by providing a facility for holding and imprinting, prior to release, steelhead produced at Warm Springs. It’s located in the North Coast– Klamath Region in a rural setting dominated by agricultural lands and oak conifer forest.

California Sierra – West Slope Northern Waters Area

  • No.  9 Feather River Fish Hatchery  is located on the north side of the Feather River, 4 miles downstream from the Oroville Dam. It’s located in the Central Valley and Bay‐Delta Region in a residential area with some remnant riparian vegetation along the Feather River and an abandoned orchard on the bluffs above the hatchery.
  • No.  8 Thermalito Annex Thermalito Annex is located east of Richvale and west of Oroville. It’s in the Central Valley and Bay Delta Region in a rural setting and is surrounded by agricultural lands and the Thermalito Afterbay.
  • No. 10 Nimbus Fish Hatchery  is located adjacent to the American River near Sacramento, downstream from Nimbus Dam. It’s within the Central Valley and Bay Delta Region among a residential setting with remnant oak and riparian woodland. along the American River.
  • No. 11 American River Hatchery   is a 20 acre hatchery complex located on the south bank of the American River, approximately 1,000 feet downstream from Nimbus Dam in Sacramento County. It’s in the Central Valley and Bay Delta Region in a residential setting with remnant oak and riparian woodland along the American River.
  • No. 12 Mokelumne River Hatchery  is located in Clements, San Joaquin County. It’s in the Central Valley and Bay Delta Region in a rural setting dominated by grassland, oak savannah, and riparian woodland.

California Sacramento Valley Waters Area

  • No.   2  Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery  is on the west slope of Mount Shasta, Siskiyou County. It’s in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural residential setting dominated by pine forest.
  • No.   5  Crystal Lake Hatchery   is on the south shore of Baum Lake, in eastern Shasta County. It is located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by sagebrush and oak‐pine woodland.
  • No.   6  Darrah Springs Trout Hatchery  is located approximately 25 miles northeast of Red Bluff, near Manton, in Tehama County. It’s located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by oak and pine woodland.ed just below Warm Springs Dam on Lake Sonoma. It’s in the North Coast–Klamath Region in a rural setting dominated by agricultural lands and oak conifer forest.
  • No. 13  Warm Springs Fish Hatchery
  • No. 14  Silverado Fisheries Base  is located near Silverado Trail adjacent to Department of Fish and Wildlife’s headquarters near Yountville, Napa County. It’s withinh the Central Valley and Bay‐Delta Region in a rural setting dominated by agricultural lands and oak woodland.

California Sierra – West Slope – Southern Waters Area

  • No. 15 Moccasin Creek Hatchery   is located between Lake Tahoe and the Yosemite Valley in the town of Moccasin. It’s in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by oak and pine woodland.
  • No. 16 Merced River Hatchery   is located immediately downstream from the Crocker‐Huffman Dam on the Merced River, a tributary to the San Joaquin River. It’s in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by grassland and riparian woodland along the Merced River.
  • No. 17 San Joaquin Hatchery  is in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by grasslands, agricultural lands, and riparian vegetation along the San Joaquin River.
  • No. 18 Kern River Hatchery   facility is located 1 mile north of Kernville, California. It is located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by oak‐pine woodland and riparian woodland along the Kern River.

California Central/South Area

  •  No. 19 Fillmore Trout Hatchery  is located in Ventura County, 1 mile east of the town of Fillmore. It is located in the South Coast Region in a rural setting dominated by agricultural lands, grasslands, and chaparral. This location is within DFG Region 5, but the hatchery is administered by Region 6.
  • No. 20 Hot Creek Trout Hatchery  is located approximately 7 miles east of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California. It’s located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by sagebrush scrub.
  • No. 21 Fish Springs Trout Hatchery  is located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada approximately 5 miles south of Big Pine, California. It’s located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by sagebrush scrub and agricultural lands.
  • No. 22 Black Rock Trout Hatchery  is an annex to Mount Whitney Hatchery, is about 10 miles north of the Mount Whitney Hatchery. It is located in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region in a rural setting dominated by sagebrush scrub.
  • No. 23 Mount Whitney Hatchery is located 2 miles north of the town of Independence, California. It’s in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades Region within a rural setting dominated by sagebrush scrub and riparian vegetation along the adjacent creek.
  • No. 24 Mojave River Hatchery  is located near Victorville in the Mojave Desert Region in an urban setting with some remnant desert scrub habitat.

 

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