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Monitoring the river day and night with our experimental pound net trap, we are at the front lines of the Columbia seven days a week, documenting the health of our region’s salmon and steelhead runs and the watershed that supports them. Beyond achieving our primary research objectives to document long-term post-release survival from our State’s […]

With each haul of salmon and steelhead, Wild Fish Conservancy’s experienced field staff gathers genetic samples and implants Passive¬†Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags. These important elements of the study will help WFC scientists estimate long-term post-release survival rates from the fish trap; crucial information required for commercial implementation of alternative commercial gear-types. Gathering and implanting nearly […]