Kokanee Salmon
The diverse Streams, Rivers and Lakes of the Willamette National Forest support dozens of species of fish, many of which are classified as game fish by the states of Oregon and Washington. Northwest game fish include predominately native coldwater fish species, such as Pacific Salmon, Trout and Char, as well as warmwater fish, largely introduced from Midwest and Eastern states.


  • Fish Resources :

    Click here to learn about some of the fish species in the Pacific Northwest.

  •   Habitat Management:

    Fish habitat is critical for the maintenance of wild stocks of fish.  To learn more about the importance of habitat management and restoration of habitat, visit this site.

  • Lets Go Fishing! 

    Ever wonder where in the Pacific Northwest to go fishing?  Or just interested in finding a new watering hole?  Go here to learn about the different areas on National forests that are popular for great fishing.

  • Educational Resources:

    Here are some educational activities and resources for youth to learn more about fish and aquatic ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest



More information to come....



If you'd like to contact any of the fish biologists or hydrologists in PNW Region, please consult the Region 6 Aquatics Directory: 2014 Aquatics Directory