LEABURG HATCHERY

Leaburg Hatchery is located along the McKenzie River, it was constructed in 1953 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) to
mitigate for lost trout habitat caused by construction of Blue River and Cougar dams and other
Willamette Valley projects. The hatchery is used for egg incubation and rearing of summer
steelhead and cutthroat trout, and for rearing trout.

Sturgeon Sculpture

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Picnic Area and spill thru

Breeding Ponds

Rainbow Trout

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Sturgeons………..“Wish I could have got a more clear shot”

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Rainbow Trout

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      2010.07.14 Edited

      Beautiful catch on the rainbows!! Great post and interesting place:-))

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      2010.07.14 Edited

      Very cool. #9 looks like they are flying. Rainbow Trout are the most beautiful fish.

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      2010.07.13 Edited

      ohh i want to fish there!! so i can finaly catch something:-)

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      2010.07.13 Edited

      Fantastic pictures, Tom..... and you gave me a good idea for dinner! :))

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      2010.07.09 Edited

      We also have a national fish hatchery near us - they breed rainbows, browns, cutthroats and brook trout. I've never been able to get such good shots of them as you did. Great clarity in difficult light conditions!

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      2010.07.09 Edited

      Your photos are quite clear Tom. Great shots of those rainbow trout they look quite big. I like that you included some information about this place. Very interesting post! TGIF Have a great weekend!

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      2010.07.09 Edited

      Looks like a lovely and interesting place! You got some wonderful captures....love the perspective in #3!

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      2010.07.09 Edited

      You do visit some interesting places :-) Great captures!

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      2010.07.09 Edited

      beautifull place and your pictures, the most I like the last one.they are so many of them in this water!