Early Columbia sockeye return is largest to date since at least 1938

Sockeye salmon are heading up the Columbia River in numbers not seen in decades.

While it is still very early in the game, the early Columbia River sockeye count is the largest dating back to almost eight decades. Through Sunday, June 5 a total of 3,409 sockeye have been counted at Bonneville Dam, the highest count through that date since at least 1938 – the previous record was last...

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