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Dam reaches goal of 93 percent fish passage

FISHING -- Improvements in operating Rock Island Dam will allow survival of at least 93 percent of the young salmon and steelhead migrating downstream, according to the Chelan County PUD. The utility had to be able reach the 93-percent survival goal to meet federal criteria...

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MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

Red line shows the 2011 forecast return of Columbia River upriver spring chinook salmon in comparison with the actural returns from previous years. They are ranked in order of size. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Spring chinook forecast looks good

FISHING -- The 2011 spring chinook salmon run into the Columbia river should be a good one, although not in the sensational range of the run that moved upstream this year.State and federal fisheries experts last week issued a preliminary forecast of 158,000 springers moving...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010

Angler shares salmon with orca

FISHING -- When a pod of killer whales zeroes in on the same school of fish as the British Columbia sportfishing fleet, it's a head-to-head competition to see who's the best fisherman.This video has been going around for a while, but it's cool to watch....

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Court rejects killing sea lions to protect salmon

WILDLIFE -- The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday reversed a ruling that allowed the federal government to kill sea lions that prey on salmon below the Columbia River’s Bonneville Dam. The sea lions are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection...

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