Publications / Reports

(Willamette Spring Chinook Project)



Schroeder, R. K., L. D. Whitman, B. Cannon, and P. Olmsted. 2016.  Juvenile life-history diversity and population stability of spring Chinook salmon in the Willamette River basin, Oregon.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73:1-14.

Billman, E. J., Whitman, L. D., Schroeder, R. K., Sharpe, C. S., Noakes, D. L. G., and C. B. Schreck. 2014. Body morphology differs in wild juvenile Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha that express different migratory phenotypes in the Willamette River, Oregon, USA. Journal of Fish Biology 85:1097-1110.

Lindsay, R. B., R. K. Schroeder, K. R. Kenaston, R. N. Toman, and M. A. Buckman. 2004. Hooking mortality by anatomical location and its use in estimating mortality of spring Chinook salmon caught and released in a river sport fishery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:367-378.

Kenaston, K. R., Lindsay, R. B., and R. K. Schroeder. 2001. Effect of acclimation on the homing and survival of hatchery winter steelhead. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 21:765-773

Schroeder, R. K., Lindsay, R. B., and K. R. Kenaston. 2001. Origin and straying of hatchery winter steelhead in Oregon coastal rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:431-441.


Wade, M. G., and K. R. Kenaston. Rotary screw fish collector. May 29, 1990. United States Patent Number 4,929,350

Annual Reports

Spring Chinook in the Willamette and Sandy Rivers

     Annual Reports: 2006/7 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996

Spawning Surveys in the Sandy Basin

     Annual Report: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012


Schroeder, K., B. Cannon, L. Whitman and P. Olmsted. 2013. Between the gravel and the sea: Vital role of the Willamette River for Chinook salmon. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Willamette Basin Fisheries Science Review, Corvallis, OR.

Schroeder, K., B. Cannon, L. Whitman and P. Olmsted. 2012. Life history diversity and resilience of spring Chinook in the Willamette river basin. Meyer Memorial Trust Within Our Reach Conference, Corvallis, OR.

Schroeder, K., B. Cannon, L. Whitman and P. Olmsted. 2012. Willamette spring Chinook – life history and habitat connections. (Poster) Meyer Memorial Trust Within Our Reach Conference, Corvallis, OR.