Record Snake River Fall Chinook Egg Nests, Again
- February 29, 2016
- John Harrison
In 2015, for the third year in a row, the number of Snake River fall Chinook salmon redds set a record, CRITFC reported this month
Snake River fall Chinook salmon are making an amazing resurgence. The return of adult fish from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho rivers in 2013 was 75,846 fish. Of these, 20,222 were wild fish, a remarkable 26,000% increase from 1990, when
The Council has recommended construction of a new hatchery to boost production of Snake River sockeye salmon, an endangered species, and continue a long-term effort to rebuild the population to naturally spawning, self-sustaining levels.