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A Snake River sockeye is handled for spawning at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in Idaho. The 2015 sockeye returns were lowest since 2007, but Fish and Game managers say they're on track to produce a record number of young fish to release for migration in 2017. (Roger Phillips / Idaho Department of Fish and Game)

Snake River sockeye get cooler reception

FISHING -- Water managers have started releasing more cold water from a reservoir in northern Idaho for endangered Snake River sockeye salmon following a year where lethally hot water killed 99 percent of the run. The decision late last week to bump up the amount...

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A chinook salmon with sores and tumors on its mouth was caught by Idaho angler Clinton Kingston in spring of 2016 in the Little Salmon River. (Courtesy)

Grotesque salmon raise eyebrows in Idaho 17 

FISHING -- A chinook salmon with a mouth deformed by sores and tumors was caught June 9 in the Little Salmon River by Idaho angler Clinton Kingston. The springer certainly generated some discussion ranging on topics that ranged to the possibility of exposure to radiation...

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Commercial fishing boats are tied up at the Port of Brookings-Harbor, Ore., in 2009. (Associated Press)

Pacific Fishery panel meets Sept. 10-17 in Spokane 

FISHERIES -- The Pacific Fishery Management Council will meet Wednesday for a week-long session, Sept. 10-17, in Spokane to address issues related to groundfish, highly migratory species, coastal pelagic species, salmon, ecosystem management and habitat matters. Sessions will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton...

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