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  • n  fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers
  • n  small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning

  • In the fishing towns of northern Washington State and coastal Alaska, the sockeye salmon is more than just a fish.
  • Canned sockeye, available in most supermarkets, is a perfectly good source of omega-3s.
  • The sockeye salmon were coming home from roaming the Pacific Ocean.
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  • Lower Columbia River chinook catch figures show catches are increasing
    During June 3-9, anglers on the Lower Columbia River made 10,491 trips and caught 1,236 adult chinook (754 kept and 482 released, and 26 sockeye released), and 398 summer steelhead (360 kept and 38 released). The mark rate has remained about 61 percent.  Based on Visual Stoc
    June 12, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Lake Washington sockeye counts begin Wednesday
    The Lake Washington sockeye counting begins Wednesday, June 12 at the Ballard Locks fish ladder, and many will be keeping an eye on how the sockeye returns pan out. Folks who have visited the Ballard Locks fish viewing window are saying that salmon are already heading into the lake. This summer&rsqu
    June 11, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fish check
    Lower Columbia River – June 3-9: 1,138 bank anglers caught 53 chinook and 27 steelhead, and released 42 chinook, two steelhead and four sockeye; 288 boats with 638 anglers caught 51 chinook and 18 steelhead, and released 41 chinook, three steelhead and one sockeye; eight bank anglers caught no
    June 11, 2013 - Seattle Times

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