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October 1, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Columbia River adult coho returns the second highest seen since 1938

Here’s some interesting data from state Fish and Wildlife biologist Joe Hymer on the Columbia River salmon returns:

The 181,514 adult coho counted at Bonneville Dam through September 30 is the 2nd highest since at least 1938.  The record is 225,388 fish in 2001.

Coho jack counts at Bonneville Dam through September 30 are the 3rd highest since at least 1980.  The record is 19,208 fish in 1986.

 

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