Harvest

Fish Harvest and distribution to the Tribal membership is a culmination of what the Fisheries Department is all about.

 

Forecasts on spring Chinook, summer Chinook and  sockeye runs on the Columbia River results:

Columbia River Adult Salmon Returns: Actual and Forecasta
2015 2015 2016
Forecast Return Forecast
Spring Chinook Upriver Total 232,500 289,000 188,800
Upper Columbia (total)  27,500  37,500  27,600
Upper Columbia wild  4,500  5,800  5,000
Snake River Spring/Summer (total) 140,800 162,700 124,800
Snake River wild 45,300 30,000 23,700
Summer Chinook Upper Columbia 73,000 126,900 93,300
Sockeye Total 394,000 512,500 101,600
Wenatchee 106,700 139,900 57,800
Okanogan 285,500 370,900 41,700
Snake River 1,800 1,700 2,100
a/ Numbers may not sum due to rounding
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Loading the tote with fish for distribution
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Distributing spring Chinook salmon in Warm Spring to Tribal members
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Traditional salmon bake at Bates State Park