Stories tagged: chinook salmon
Wed., April 3, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
Federal officials say they may restrict salmon fishing off the West Coast to help the Pacific Northwest’s critically endangered killer whales, but two environmental groups are suing anyway to ensure …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
State officials say more than 6.2 million chinook salmon fry died last week when strong winds caused a power outage at a state hatchery in Gig Harbor.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Fraser River chinook, one of the most important food sources for southern resident killer whales, are in steep decline and should be listed for protection as an endangered species, a …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
Seattle-based PCC Community Markets says it will stop selling all chinook salmon products caught in Northwest waters to help critically endangered orcas.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Puget Sound chinook are doing our drugs, and it may be hurting them, new research shows.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 2:48 p.m.
Federal fisheries officials said Tuesday they will consider putting the Pacific Northwest’s once-flourishing wild spring-run Chinook salmon on the list of threatened or endangered species.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Fishing seasons for spring and summer chinook will remain open on the Little Salmon and Lochsa rivers at least through Sunday. Idaho Fish and Game officials made the announcement Wednesday …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
About 778,000 fall chinook are forecast to make their way up the Columbia River this year, according to the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission. That’s smaller than last summer, when …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
Federal authorities are looking at returning Snake River fall chinook salmon above the Hells Canyon Complex of dams as part of a plan to eventually lift Endangered Species Act protections.
Thu., March 26, 2015
The earliest spring chinook fishing to be approved for Idaho waters will begin April 25. The state Fish and Game Commission Tuesday approved seasons and rules for the spring salmon …
Thu., Sept. 25, 2014
The nice thing about fishing in the lower Clearwater River this time of year is that the fish you catch are either big or bigger. Steelhead have been attracting anglers …
Sun., April 20, 2014
Fisheries biologists say the recent surge in fall chinook returning to the Snake River is exciting, incredible and nothing short of amazing. The numbers are so high that some people …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
The hopes of Eastern Washington anglers to shift a larger share of the spring chinook allocation upriver and to the lower Snake River appear to be going nowhere. A seven-member …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2013
FISHING – September’s Diamond Cup hydroplane races are more than a memory for anglers trolling for chinook salmon in the Silver Beach area of Lake Coeur d’Alene. “I’ve talked to …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Four lucky anglers found their way to the Ringold Springs boat launch in the pre-dawn darkness last week and used flashlights to find their fishing guide. They’d booked a salmon …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
Steelhead anglers are scratching their heads along the Snake River system. The fish run is slightly below average this year.
Thu., June 23, 2011
He couldn’t have been more excited if a whopper brown trout had just swirled on his Stimulator. Spokesman-Review colleague Jim Kershner stormed into the office the other day gushing about …
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010, 2:56 p.m.
After years of discussion, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation have reached an agreement with a federal agency and a utility to build a new fish hatchery in north-central …
Mon., May 17, 2010
YAKIMA – Chance Fiander breaks into a sprint across the Columbia River’s rocky bank, pulls a fishing pole from its holder and gives it a good yank. Moments later, he …
Wed., May 12, 2010, 1:30 p.m.
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council approved plans Wednesday for a salmon hatchery at the Chief Joseph Dam to help rebuild chinook runs in the upper Columbia River watershed.
Fri., April 23, 2010, 2:08 p.m.
Chelan County PUD biologists and engineers have received the “salmon stamp of approval” for their $16 million project to add nesting habitat and restore year-round flow to the Chelan River.