Latest Chinook salmon Stories
By John Ellis, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 24--Attorneys representing state and federal water projects said Wednesday that they could prove the massive system of pumps, dams and canals isn't harming three threatened fish species. U.S. District Judge Oliver W. Wanger gave them until Aug.
By ERIK ROBINSON Anglers line the north bank of the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam to fish for shad in June.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 23--Most Columbia River anglers have no reason to know the name Seth Green. Yet today's Columbia River fish population would be dramatically different were it not for Green's decision in 1871 to hop a westbound train in Albany, N.Y.
By John Ellis, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--A federal judge on Friday ruled that three fish species -- driven by drought conditions in the state -- are not recovering and are at risk of extinction. At the same time, according to the 118-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Oliver W.
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.
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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