The North Fork is home to a state-run hatchery which produces winter steelhead, coho salmon and rainbow trout, but still receives small wild runs of steelhead, coho, chinook and cutthroat.


Coho Salmon Hatchery Genetic Management Plan.

Nehalem River Updates

Speaking up for our Homewaters

Jeff Hickman, Nehalem River Steward and wild fish advocate wrote an opinion piece this month on his concerns for the future of wild fish in his homewaters. In this piece, Jeff shares the impacts of...

The Nehalem River—A Case Study of Coast Steelhead Decline

Native Fish Society strives to restore abundant wild fish, free-flowing rivers, and thriving local communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. In March of 2020, Native Fish Society was contacted...

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