Chum Salmon on the Move in Chico Creek – Kitsap Sun

10/23 Kitsap Sun
By Christopher Dunagan
Chum salmon are swimming into Chico Creek a little early this year, but they’re finding no impediments at Kitsap Golf and Country Club, where a major stream restoration is nearing completion.
“Chum are spawning throughout the system,” said Jon Oleyar, a biologist with the Suquamish Tribe who keeps track of the local salmon migration. “This is the earliest they have been in Chico Creek for the past eight years.
“The fish look healthy,” he added, “and they’re a good size.”
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