Latest Chinook salmon Stories
By Margaret Bauman, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 13--Sockeye salmon returning to Bristol Bay are running a little late this year, but you'd never know it from the glut of reds now overwhelming processors in Bristol Bay.
By Warren Cornwall, Seattle Times Jul. 10--Indian tribes, trying to protect imperiled White River salmon, and Eastside cities, thirsty for water, have reached a deal that removes a major roadblock to the cities' quest to pipe water from Lake Tapps.
By Eric Sharp, Detroit Free Press Jul. 10--SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario -- Ted Williams, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, was also one of the world's best light-tackle anglers. And his picks for the top light-tackle fish were the tarpon, bonefish and Atlantic salmon.
By ALLEN THOMAS Conflict swirls constantly around Columbia River salmon management. It's as much a part of the river as the tides and eddies of the stream itself. One group is chafed about the fisheries of another incessantly.
By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 3--Salmon fishing closures on Central Valley rivers took effect today to protect what's left of the fall-run chinook population.
By Allen Thomas, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 3--Conflict swirls constantly around Columbia River salmon management. It's as much a part of the river as the tides and eddies of the stream itself. One group is chafed about the fisheries of another incessantly.
By Dave DeSimone Pairing grilled wild Pacific salmon's succulent, rich flavors and firm, smoky texture with wine and beer creates intriguing possibilities. Aromatic, rich white wines, fruity, elegant red wines and robust, hop-laden ales match equally well with this delicious delicacy.
A DEAL to safeguard the future of the last lave net fishery in Wales has been agreed between the fishermen and Environment Agency Wales. A lease will for malise existing arrangements and protect ancient tradition of the Black Rock lave net fishermen while also protecting salmon stocks.
By ERIK ROBINSON A sea lion hitches a ride aboard a barge transiting the lock at Bonneville Dam earlier this year. Observers with the Army Corps of Engineers estimate sea lions devoured about 2.8 percent of this year's spring salmon migration.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jun. 27--Sea lions consumed a smaller proportion of the spring salmon run at Bonneville Dam this year, but federal authorities figure human intervention had little to do with it.
Salmon is the common name for several species of fish of the Salmonidae family "“ although several other fishes in the family are called trout. Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. Folklore has it that the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to spawn and modern research shows that usually at least 90% of the fish spawning in a stream were born...
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