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Tag: Columbia River sockeye

June
26th

Monday sockeye count at Bonneville Dam sets record

The record sockeye run predicted for the Columbia River seems to be coming to fruition. On Sunday, a record 38,756 sockeye were counted at Bonneville Dam, smashing the previous record of 30,690 fish on June 24, 2010.

A record 462,000 sockeye are forecast to pass through the mouth of the Columbia this year. Of those, 431,300 fish are expected to be headed to the Okanogan River.

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