Majority of Early Fraser River Sockeye Run Won't Make it to Spawning Grounds, Report Suggests
An early sockeye salmon run is having trouble making it up the Fraser River and the majority won't make it to their spawning grounds this year, largely because of the ongoing Big Bar landslide, according to a report from the Pacific Salmon Commission.
Despite tens of thousands of fish passing through sites in Mission and Hells Gate, none have been observed on the other side of the landslide.
"Natural passage has been limited at the slide, and no sockeye salmon have passed...
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