NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON(click on Picture for full story)

NILE CREEK HATCHERY AND PINK SALMON Nile Creek  hatchery was established about 25 years ago. It has been staffed by a group of dedicated volunteers since then. Our pink salmon come from Quinsam hatchery each fall. The annual egg take occurs in late September and we pick up about one million eggs one month later. …

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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 – The year comes to a close, but the process starts anew

The hatchery and tanks have been cleaned and prepped awaiting the arrival of this year’s eggs from the Quinsam River Hatchery. Once the eggs are in the tanks, caring of them begins; dead picking until the Alevin emerge. The daily process of taking and recording of water temperatures will continue through the new year. All …

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