September 9 - Phillips River - Seining for Broodstock

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The goal is to capture 25 male and 25 female Chinook for hatchery broodstock
Fish previously seined and tagged are released.


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Hatchery cabin at Phillips Lake


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Jet boat with seine net


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Bags for transporting fish to net pens


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"This is why we're here ..."


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The young man did his share


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Hatchery manager Greg, deck hand Jono


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Setting the seine


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Diver standing by


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Closing the circle


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Keeping the seine taut


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Gradually pulling in the seine


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This shows that it was a small set, but it caught a hundred or so large fish


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Two divers keep the lead line from hanging up


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Jono Hale


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Greg watching fish being bagged


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Nice fish but ...


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... tagged, had to be released


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A keeper


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Chinook bagged to go to net pen


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This man did a heck of a job


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Big fish


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All the fish are large ...


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... except this one


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Carrying a fish to net pen


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Releasing into net pen


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Rupert getting bagged fish from transport tank


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Two bagged fish on way to net pen

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