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Salmon abound at Chilkoot, but Chilkat sockeye numbers stay low


September 30, 2021

The Chilkoot sockeye run was exceptionally strong this year, but Chilkat sockeye stocks have struggled for the second year in a row, and biologists aren’t sure why.

The final escapement estimate for Chilkoot sockeye was 98,672—well beyond th...

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