Salmon fishing is an Oregon tradition. And when the coastal fall Chinook season opens each year, anglers are ready to catch this large fish, a Pacific Northwest delicacy.
What they may not realize is what has happened behind the scenes, year-round, to make the fishing season a success.
Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program volunteers work continuously to spawn, raise and release fish. Meanwhile, Restoration and Enhancement program funds support their efforts by supplying fish food, improving their facilities and funding projects to improve fishing.
Together, these programs help provide a great catch for Oregon anglers. Continue Reading →