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Migrating salmon
Migrating salmon
Photo submitted by Kimberlee Craig
You can get a front row seat for the annual migration at the fish viewing windows at Rocky Reach Dam Visitor Center. Salmon and steelhead travel about 473 miles from the ocean to pass Rock Island and Rocky Reach dams as they find their way back to home waters. Each day as many as 15,000 sockeye and 2,000 summer Chinook travel past Rocky Reach, said Thad Mosey, Chelan PUD senior fish biologist.

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