1997 produced record fry counts and half the

anticipated population in all of the other age
classes of kokanee.
The IDFG principal fisheries research biologist
says kokanee are often flushed downstream and out
of the lake during such wet springs. The IDFG
would like to continue the study for a fourth year
so it has more representative three-year sample,
excluding that first year.
Buckley said the tribes and PUD wanted to discuss
the project’s downstream side effects, and other
recovery options, before extending the …

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