March 2020

With the Ponding of our last Coho our incubation is now complete. Both hatcheries are stocked with fish. The sun has been shining and the fish have been feeding well. Growth patterns are within the typical seasonal range. We would like to thank our community and specifically our volunteers for their understanding during this time […]

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February 2020

Our biomass has nearly doubled in February. Our fish are growing at a very healthy rate. There have been many transports from our Mill Hatchery to Duck Lake Hatchery to accommodate the increasing biomass. This fish distribution process is also important because the fish need to imprint on Lang Creek.  With increasing daylight hours we […]

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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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Shaw TV: “Salmon Enhancement in Powell River” c.2015

  An older piece from 2015 that ran on Shaw TV.  You might spot a few familiar faces! Credit: Shaw TV North Island.

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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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