Here’s one way to boost hatchery production.
Washington State Representative Brian Blake, D- Long Beach, has introduced a bill that would increase Chinook hatchery salmon production by 10 million fish a year. The bill would up juvenile fish numbers at state-operated Kalama Falls, Beaver Creek, Naselle, Humptulips, Skookumchuck and Lake Aberdeen hatcheries.
Blake decided to draft the bill, which has bi-partisan support, after recent reports of continued Orca population loss. State hatcheries have enough capacity, he said, and could easily manage more fish.
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