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Low sockeye escapement leads to Chilkoot River closure


State sportfish biologists closed Chilkoot River to retention of sockeye salmon this week, in the wake of low escapement of mature fish into Chilkoot Lake.

Through July 15, 4,355 sockeye had passed Chilkoot weir, compared to a 10-year average of...

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