Photo of the Day for September 11, 2012

Salmon surveying: At the headwaters of the West Fork, Ryan Gerstenberger, Confederated Tribes of Warm Spring fish biologist, walks upstream looking for signs of spring chinook salmon spawning. On this day he located 16 new spawning nests, called redds, 11 carcasses and 15 live chinook in about a mile stretch of the river. See the Sept. 12 Kaleidoscope, page B1, for the story.

Photo by Adam Lapierre.
Salmon surveying: At the headwaters of the West Fork, Ryan Gerstenberger, Confederated Tribes of Warm Spring fish biologist, walks upstream looking for signs of spring chinook salmon spawning. On this day he located 16 new spawning nests, called redds, 11 carcasses and 15 live chinook in about a mile stretch of the river. See the Sept. 12 Kaleidoscope, page B1, for the story.

Our photo of the day for September 11, 2012:

At the headwaters of the West Fork, Ryan Gerstenberger, Confederated Tribes of Warm Spring fish biologist, walks upstream looking for signs of spring chinook salmon spawning. On this day he located 16 new spawning nests, called redds, 11 carcasses and 15 live chinook in about a mile stretch of the river. See the Sept. 12 Kaleidoscope, page B1, for the story.

Photo info:

Taken at the headwaters of the West Fork of the Hood River with a Nikon D300s on September 6, 2012. Photo was taken on manual control mode at f/3.8, ISO at 1000 at 40mm focal length.

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