Drought impacts salmon run

Drought impacts salmon run

Low water levels force different strategy for spawning salmon
Ar 121139946
Ar 121139946
Nadina Vallejos watches a fish flop on the ice that her dad, Dante, caught while snagging Kokanee salmon in the Dolores River.
Ep 121139946
Ep 121139946
Kokanee salmon eggs rest on the bed of the Dolores River, where Colorado Parks & Wildlife placed them to hopefully bolster the stocks of adult fish in McPhee Reservoir in 2013. Low river flow prevented most kokanee, the freshwater cousins of coastal Sockeye salmon, from reaching upstream spawning waters this fall.
Ep 121139946
Ep 121139946
Kokanee salmon eggs rest on the bed of the Dolores River, where Colorado Parks & Wildlife placed them to hopefully bolster the stocks of adult fish in McPhee Reservoir in 2013. Low river flow prevented most kokanee, the freshwater cousins of coastal Sockeye salmon, from reaching upstream spawning waters this fall.

Drought impacts salmon run

Nadina Vallejos watches a fish flop on the ice that her dad, Dante, caught while snagging Kokanee salmon in the Dolores River.
Kokanee salmon eggs rest on the bed of the Dolores River, where Colorado Parks & Wildlife placed them to hopefully bolster the stocks of adult fish in McPhee Reservoir in 2013. Low river flow prevented most kokanee, the freshwater cousins of coastal Sockeye salmon, from reaching upstream spawning waters this fall.
Kokanee salmon eggs rest on the bed of the Dolores River, where Colorado Parks & Wildlife placed them to hopefully bolster the stocks of adult fish in McPhee Reservoir in 2013. Low river flow prevented most kokanee, the freshwater cousins of coastal Sockeye salmon, from reaching upstream spawning waters this fall.
Related Stories
Kokanee salmon will be given away in Dolores
click here to add your event
~ Events
click here to add your event
~ Events