Latest Chinook salmon Stories
By Warren Cornwall, Seattle Times Jul. 30--The U.S. Navy can keep setting off underwater explosions in Puget Sound without posing a serious threat to protected salmon, steelhead and orcas, a federal wildlife agency has concluded.
By Peter Ottesen, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jul. 30--Recreational boaters, anglers and picnickers can try out recently-reopened Morelli Park, located on Weber Avenue under the Interstate 5 overpass, for free through Sunday.
By James Janega, Chicago Tribune Jul. 30--OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. -- This place should be an underwater desert.
SEATTLE _ The U.S. Navy can keep setting off underwater explosions in Puget Sound without posing a serious threat to protected salmon, steelhead and orcas, a federal wildlife agency has concluded.
By Scott Sandsberry YAKIMA --Anglers will have the 31 days of August plus Labor Day - - compared to just 12 days last year -- in the popular "Buoy 10" fall chinook fishery near the mouth of the Columbia River, but won't be as fortunate upriver.
By Scott Learn, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.
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.
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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