Well, we’ve been down this road before…so maybe it’s a bit early to get excited just yet…but the forecast for the Columbia River’s spring Chinook salmon run this coming spring looks to be HUGE!
According to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife:
The technical committee advising Columbia River fishery managers has released its forecast for the 2010 spring Chinook run. If the fish show up as projected, the forecast of 470,000 spring chinook would be the largest return to the Columbia since 1938.
The forecasted run is up significantly from last year’s final run of 169,300 fish.Click here to read more…