Reef net fisher Pete Granger throws a sockeye salmon into a holding pen on his fishing barge off Lummi Island Friday Aug. 22, 2014. American fishers are catching fewer sockeye so far this season because most of the fish are heading north into Canadian waters.
Reef net fisher Pete Granger throws a sockeye salmon into a holding pen on his fishing barge off Lummi Island Friday Aug. 22, 2014. American fishers are catching fewer sockeye so far this season because most of the fish are heading north into Canadian waters. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Reef net fisher Pete Granger throws a sockeye salmon into a holding pen on his fishing barge off Lummi Island Friday Aug. 22, 2014. American fishers are catching fewer sockeye so far this season because most of the fish are heading north into Canadian waters. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

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