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Jun 6, 2014 - Cole Rivers Hatchery @ Lost Creek Resevoir

The Rogue River is a beautiful river with its headwaters in the pumice fields on the northwest side of Crater Lake National Park. In 1962 and 1964 the Rogue flooded, taking out the bridge in Shady Cove, right by where we camped. Not long after, the William Jess Dam was built at the convergence of the Rogue and Lost Creek, which resulted in the Lost Creek Reservoir. Later, in 1973, a fish hatchery was built just below the dam. This one was named after an influential biologist, Cole M. Rivers, "Mr. Rogue River", who served along the river...

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