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Big runs of Columbia River chinook, coho highlight 2014 salmon forecasts

 


According to anonymous sources some people made a huge amount of money fishing the Columbia and Klicktiat Rivers last year and this could be another banner year.

Salmon fishing in the ocean and the Columbia River this summer could be great thanks to an abundant run of hatchery coho and a potentially historic return of chinook, according to state fishery managers.

Opportunities for anglers also look good in Puget Sound, where another strong run of coho salmon is expected this year.

The forecasts - developed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and treaty Indian tribes - for chinook, coho, sockeye and chum salmon were released at a public meeting in Olympia last week, ma...



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