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Lower Snake River Weekly Update

Steelhead returns 2017 update

Steelhead returns to date

Lower Snake River Weekly Update- 4/6/17

The counting of returning fish at Lower Granite Dam on the lower Snake River resumed on 3/1/17.  Steelhead are the first species to be seen.  Here is the tally as of 4/6/17:

Steelhead counted to date in 2017:  6104

Steelhead counted to date in 2016:  4314

Steelhead counted to date, 10 yr avg.:  6174

 

 

 

wild steelhead returns

Wild steelhead returns to date

Wild Steelhead counted to date in 2017:  2357

Wild Steelhead counted to date in 2016:  2269

Wild Steelhead counted to date, 10 yr avg.:  2077

 

 

 

yearly steelhead returns

Yearly steelhead returns

Here is a snapshot of what the yearly run looks like.  The majority of steelhead return in September and October.  Idaho Fish and Game is predicting a dismal return of B-run steelhead into Idaho this fall.  More information can be found in this Lewiston Tribune article.