Stories tagged: fish hatchery
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them
A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries …
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Gulls devour hatchery trout released at Sprague Lake
A Spokane Fish Hatchery manager says the staff will review procedures after small trout released in Sprague Lake last week became the main course for a feeding frenzy of gulls.
Sun., Sept. 28, 2014
Kootenai River projects beckon anglers
A new public access on the Kootenai River at the Montana-Idaho border opens the door for anglers to sample recent trout fishery improvements. Meanwhile, a new Kootenai Tribe hatchery being …
Tue., July 2, 2013
Colvilles celebrate $50 million hatchery
BRIDGEPORT, Wash. – Cheers went up when Colville tribal fisherman Mylan Williams hauled a 20-pound chinook out of the Columbia River with a dip net. Then hats came off in …
Wed., June 19, 2013, 12:03 p.m.
Tribes celebrate opening of $50M fish hatchery
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will celebrate the opening of a $50 million salmon hatchery Thursday on the Columbia River.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2011
Volunteer Mike Coyle nets legacy at Spokane Fish Hatchery
Behind the scenes, Mike Coyle has taught hundreds of kids about the life history of trout while helping the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department save fish for anglers. Coyle, 79, …
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010, 2:56 p.m.
Colvilles, utilities agree on hatchery for salmon
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 …
Wed., May 15, 1996
Tribe’s Salmon Hatchery Springs To Life For Annual Tagging
It’s clipping and tagging time again at the Muckleshoot tribe’s hatchery here, where managers are trying to nurse the White River’s run of spring chinook salmon back to health. The …