February 2018

Early morning Duck Lake Chum Incubation work

With water temperatures plummeting at Duck lake we held our Chinook at the Mill Hatchery a little longer in order to take advantage of warmer water. The warmer water is more favorable for rearing salmon fry. Temperatures at month end were 2 degrees Celsius at Duck Lake  Hatchery and 6 degrees Celsius at the Mill hatchery.

Here is a quick look into February 2018


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