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Q4 Report

  Spring has arrived and we are all over it! Our fourth operating quarter has been completed and we are moving into the new fiscal year. Our one year plan can be found at www.prsalmon.org. In the coming months we are moving forward with preparation for a new brood production cycle, a satellite rearing building […]

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Quarter 3 Report

  Top of the season to everyone! 2020 presented many challenges for all of us. The Powell River Salmon Society was fortunate to meet and or exceed our goals and objectives. This  includes support from our program contributors and donors, overall program growth,  and of course another production cycle began at our hatchery. All targets […]

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2020 Lang Creek Returns

  2020 was another successful year for Lang Creek Returns. Chinook and Coho had terrific showings this fall with both of their numbers at the higher end of what we typically expect. Our Chum returns weren’t high compared to historical numbers, but we more than doubled last years returns. You may recall, last year Chum […]

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2020 Chinook Releases vs Returns

  This chart shows our hatchery Chinook releases offset with Lang creek returns 4 years later. Though we don’t control what happens in the ocean, the trendlines show that our production correlates with successful average returns over time.

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2020 Chinook Fecundity

This chart is an annual comparison of Chinook average fecundity (eggs per female).

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2020 August Coho vs Total Coho

This chart is used to predict what we might expect for Coho returns in the fall based on how many show up in August.  

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2020 September vs October Chinook

This chart compares the return numbers of our Chinook between September and October. Its interesting to note that our Chinook run timing has been trending earlier in recent years.

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2020 Coho vs Pink

  This chart shows correlation in the return numbers for Coho and Pink.

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2020 Coho: Weight, Length, Fecundity

This chart shows a correlation between fish size and fecundity (number of eggs per female).

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Hatchery Update

We are in full swing coming off of another successful brood season. Please have a look at our hatchery update in this link Hatchery Update Stay safe! Shane  

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