Posts Tagged Fishfacts

Lang Creek Temperature vs Stage

The rain doesn’t seem to be raising stream temperature as we might expect. The extra water is a welcome sight as well!

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Chinook Release vs Return

Here is a look at releases versus returns for Lang Creek Chinook. The fact is that we don’t  control everything with respect to how many fish make it back to the spawning grounds. However,  it is interesting to see the relationship between our enhancement efforts and the results.  

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Chinook September/October Comparissons

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Coho-Lengths/Weights/Fecundity

Here is what the Coho looked like this year. You can see the numbers have continued to head back in an upward direction with respect to average fish size and the average number of eggs in the females we used for broodstock. People often ask if the Coho were big this year. We don’t know how to […]

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Run Timing

The more things change the more they stay the same. People often ask if the fish returns will be early or if they will be late. Based on our daily fish counts the only thing that changes is the number of fish, not the timing. Have a look for yourself. Click on the graphs to […]

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Ad Clip Versus No Clip Coho

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Mackinlay Salmon Hatcheries in Canada

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CN Returns Sept vs Oct

Interesting, October is improving but September is still dominating for Chinook returns. It didn’t used to be that way. What does the future hold?

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Hatchery

Recently the CBC reported on a story regarding hatchery/wild fish. Several of our volunteers have asked questions about this study and so we thought it would be good to give a response. We have a huge volunteer effort in Powell River that supports our hatchery. This effort has provided quality results  for 34 years.  Thank you for that support! […]

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Mill Hatchery Temperature Up This Year

Click the graph to enlarge. The graph is a three year comparison of water temperatures recorded at our Mill hatchery during the month of October. We are able to see that this year water temperatures where consistently warmer throughout the entire month.  

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