Eastern Washington’s Hanford Reach About to be Plugged With Salmon


By: Bruce Hewitt Fall upriver bright Chinook are headed to the Hanford Reach in a big way. Of more than 600,000 fall Chinook entering the Columbia River, far more than 200,000 are destined for the mid Columbia above McNary Dam. The Hanford Reach is expected to return 125,000 natural spawners in addition to big contributions [...]