Sockeye Salmon Spawning in Metolius

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon Fish and Game workers are celebrating what they call a huge milestone in a project to reintroduce sockeye into the Metolius River.

For the first time in 45 years a fish biologist observed a sockeye spawning in the river.

Biologists say the spawning migration is just beginning.

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