The Peninsula Daily News covered NOAA’s release of Lake Ozette sockeye recovery plan.
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While Lake Washington sockeye garner most of the attention, another sockeye run in the Olympic Peninsula is trying to make a comeback.
Young sockeye from Lake Ozette are migrating out to the ocean in good numbers, which has Makah tribal biologists excited about their efforts.
More than 18,000 juvenile sockeye have passed safely through the trap this past spring, which is up from
ELDON (June 16, 2003) — Using a small net, Greg Sullivan scoops the remaining salmon from a smolt trap’s holding tank and counts his catch before releasing the juvenile fish back into the river. “That’s the last of them for today,” says the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s natural resources technician, who checks the trap on the Hamma Hamma River twice a week. “That makes 1,253 juvenile …