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Default Spring chinook runs look strong for Columbia River

Source: The Seattle Times

Washington and Oregon Fish and Wildlife managers are forecasting 314,200 upriver spring chinook, which would be the fourth-highest return since 1980.

Those who enjoyed spring chinook fishing in Columbia River tributaries above Bonneville Dam last year will like what's in store this coming season.
"We saw some pretty good fish returns last spring, and it should be strong again," said Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist.

The forecast for the Wind River is 8,400 spring chinook compared to an actual return of 7,800 last year under a forecast of 4,900.

Another strong return of 9,500 spring chinook is expected to the Little White Salmon River also known as Drano Lake. The return last spring was 12,200 with a forecast of 12,600, and a recent 10-year average of 11,600.

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