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Tag: sockeye salmon


This is one persistent coho

Joe Hymer, a fish biologist with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, just passed along this little tidbit about a coho salmon in today’s Tacoma Power Cowlitz fish report.

Last week, Tacoma Power recovered 726 summer-run steelhead, 360 spring chinook adults, 51 jacks, 107 mini-jacks and one sockeye salmon during five days of operation at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.

It turns out the sockeye salmon was the same fish that returned to the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator three times last week.  The fish was recycled downstream to the Massey Bar boat launch on the Cowlitz River.

There is

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Meeting will review report on Lake Washington, Cedar River sockeye salmon

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this afternoon it will host a public workshop to discuss sockeye salmon in Lake Washington. The focus of the May 26 meeting in Issaquah is to discuss a recent report that provides an analysis of data that could be used in determining management goals for sockeye salmon returning to Lake Washington and the Cedar River.

The workshop is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at the department’s Issaquah Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way. Agency staff will discuss the report, which is based on an independent review Lake Washington sockeye salmon populations, including the

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