Tag: steelhead
  • 22-004 Corps investigates steelhead mortalities at Dworshak Dam

    OROFINO, Idaho – In late December 2021, Idaho Department of Fish and Game notified U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District officials of reports of numerous dead steelhead downstream of Dworshak Dam. Upon their investigation it was confirmed that approximately 30 deceased adult steelhead trout were visible in Dworkshak’s downstream channel.
  • 19-026 Dworshak Dam discharge flows to temporarily increase to 5,400 cfs March 27-29 to help speed hatchery fish downstream

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – To give fish hatcheries an opportunity to release juvenile fish smolts, Dworshak Dam discharge flows will be increased Wednesday, March 27, starting at noon, from the current 1,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 5,400 cfs, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials. Reservoir managers plan to maintain the increased flows through Friday, March 29.