Salmon numbers remain low. Only four sockeye swim to Redfish Lake (Idaho) from Pacific

Four sockeye swim to Redfish from Pacific. By Greg Moore. Idaho Mountain Express Staff Writer.

1,549 of the more numerous chinook salmon having been counted at the Sawtooth Hatchery near Stanley as of Sept. 4. Sept. 6 will be the last day of counting.

Returning salmon numbers are down throughout the vast Columbia river system.

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  1. James Lawyer Avatar

    How will the Nez Perce interact with this? How about the upper Snake River?


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