Columbia River fisheries http://www.kplu.org en For First Time In 20 Years, Wenatchee River Open For Spring Chinook Fishing http://www.kplu.org/post/first-time-20-years-wenatchee-river-open-spring-chinook-fishing <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153556109&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>For the first time in 20 years, the Wenatchee River in eastern Washington has opened for spring Chinook salmon fishing.</p><p>Wildlife officials say it’s a sign of successful management of the hatcheries program.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:18:38 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 17033 at http://www.kplu.org For First Time In 20 Years, Wenatchee River Open For Spring Chinook Fishing Efforts to control seabirds doing more damage to salmon http://www.kplu.org/post/efforts-control-seabirds-doing-more-damage-salmon <p>EAST SAND ISLAND, Wash. &mdash; An attempt by government wildlife experts to control seabirds at the mouth of the Columbia River has led to some unintended consequences, all of which have been detrimental to salmon.</p><p> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 16:35:08 +0000 The Associated Press 2506 at http://www.kplu.org Efforts to control seabirds doing more damage to salmon Task Force: Kill more Columbia River sea lions http://www.kplu.org/post/task-force-kill-more-columbia-river-sea-lions <p><span class="article-content"><span>A task force convened by the federal government is recommending that wildlife agents get more aggressive about trapping and killing sea lions in the Columbia River. </span></span></p><p> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:57:39 +0000 Tom Banse 138 at http://www.kplu.org Task Force: Kill more Columbia River sea lions