Archive for category Fish News

January 2020

  January is now behind us and February is forecast to be cold. Overall fish growth has been as we would expect. We continue to work closely with volunteers on administering feed during the rearing production cycle. Feed application takes place seven days a week and is a crucial component of raising healthy fish for […]

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December 2019

December marks the start of our full rearing season. Three of our five chinook batches are feeding, and our chum and coho are progressing nicely!

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Lang Escapement for 2019

  It was a very poor year for Chum across the entire coast and we felt the effects of that. On the other hand, it was a banner year for Chinook. Our second best on record!

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August Coho vs Year Total Coho 2019

  Our August Coho returns have remained a reasonably reliable indicator of the what we can expect back for the year.  

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Sept vs Oct Chinook 2019

  Over time our Chinook run has been trending earlier with its migration, mostly in September rather than October.

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Coho vs Pink 2019

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Coho Length Weight 2019

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Chinook Fecundity 2019

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Chinook Releases vs Returns 2019

  Here’s a look at 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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November 2019

November saw heavy rains, and the end of our brood collection with a Coho Egg take on the 29th! The chinook are doing great as they begin develop as alevin, and the chum are on-line at our Duck Lake Hatchery.  

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