Gumboot Weir and Hatchery


This is a spot on the Imnaha River where some (not all) mature Salmon are taken out of the river. They are transported to a larger hatchery where they are allowed to breed. The likelihood of the young salmon surviving are much greater there. Then, when the young are about a year-and-a-half old, they are taken back to Gumboot (named after a nearby creek), and released into the river. - Gumboot Weir and Hatchery -

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