ODFW Bennett Dams Fish Counts Update


by Arizona Game & Fish Department
11-12-2014
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Upper and Lower Bennett Dams

Upper and Lower Bennett Dams are located southeast of the town of Stayton on the North Santiam River. Upper Bennett Dam is on the south side of Stayton Island and Lower Bennett Dam is on the north side. Fish passage structures and video cameras are installed at each dam. Review of the video feed allows an ODFW employee to counts the number and species of fish making their way upstream.

1/1/14 through 10/25/14

Species Upper Bennett Lower Bennett Total
Summer Steelhead 3212 1022 4234
Winter Steelhead 770 105 875
Unknown Steelhead 32 3 35
Total Steelhead 4014 1130 5144
Spring Chinook -- ad clipped 4774 647 5421
Spring Chinook -- unmarked 1407 232 1639
Spring Chinook -- jacks 120 51 171
Spring Chinook -- unknown mark 5 1 6
Spring Chinook -- total 6306 931 7237
Lamprey 1337 139 1476
Coho 589 137 726