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2016 Bonneville Fish Count
On Saturday, 6,728 spring chinook passed Bonneville Dam. So far 34,538 have passed this year.
● Current year; ● 10-year average. Graph shows entire run period. Full fish counts »
Spring Chinook at Bonneville
● Current year | ● Last year | ● 10-year average
Graph shows entire run period
Data courtesy the Fish Passage Center. Count information generally updates the following morning depending on the dam and day of the week. CRITFC synchronizes data with the Fish Passage Center every 30 minutes to ensure these are the most current results. Weekend counts are typically posted on the following Monday.
CRITFC provides the tribes and the region with invaluable biological and ecological research, fisheries management, and other science to support the protection and restoration of Columbia River Basin salmon, lamprey, and sturgeon. The tribal vision is rebuild salmon, lamprey, and sturgeon populations to full productivity. Continue Reading »
In careful coordination with and under the director of the member tribes, CRITFC’s team of lawyers, policy analysts, and fisheries enforcement officers work to ensure that tribal treaty rights are protected. We also work closely with state and federal agencies to ensure fair harvest sharing between the tribal and non-tribal fisheries. Continue Reading »
CRITFC seeks to educate the region on the tribal perspective on salmon and lamprey restoration, the nature of treaty fishing rights, and tribal salmon culture. By sharing the message that all residents of the Columbia River Basin are “Salmon People,” we hope to inspire others to help restore and honor the salmon. Continue Reading »
To ensure a unified voice in the overall
management of the fishery resources, and as
managers, to protect reserved treaty rights
through the exercise of the inherent sovereign
powers of the tribes.
– CRITFC mission