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Anglers may retain two adult fall chinook salmon in the Columbia River beginning Thursday. Washington and Oregon officials on Tuesday liberalized the limit from one adult chinook to two between Warior Rock on Sauvie Island and Bonneville Dam.
By Julia Scott PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- Fishers preoccupied with financial worries since the unprecedented loss of the 2008 salmon season will be seeing some money -- in some cases, a lot of it -- thanks to a federal salmon disaster relief package announced last week.
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - About four out of 10 freshwater fish species in North America are in peril, according to a major study by U.S., Canadian and Mexican scientists.And the number of subspecies of fish populations in trouble has nearly doubled since 1989, the new report says.One biologist called it "silent extinctions" because few people notice the dramatic dwindling of certain populations deep in American lakes, rivers and streams.
By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday.
By Scott Sandsberry I am having some issues with the run of fall chinook salmon currently coming up the Columbia River. The main issue is, they aren't inclined to bite. Specifically, they aren't inclined to bite anything I have on the end of my fishing line.
A recent study reports that nearly 40 percent of freshwater fish species in North America are in trouble, doubling since 1989.
By SETH BORENSTEIN By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press WASHINGTON About four out of 10 species of freshwater fish in North America are in peril, according to a major study by U.S., Canadian and Mexican scientists.
An oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Tuesday a change in atmospheric conditions has generated a feast for West Coast salmon and other marine life off the U.S. west coast.
By ALLEN THOMAS Jerry Fritz of Portland holds up a coho salmon caught near Lady Island near the mouth of the Washougal River.
By BRIAN GEHRING By BRIAN GEHRING Scott Hobbs remembers when there were boats lined up on both sides of Highway 200 in Pick City and his gas lanes were full. And that was before he turned the key to open his bait and tackle shop in the morning.
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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