Luke Kinley of Whatcom County caught these Atlantic salmon while fishing near the Samish River Tuesday, August 22. A fish farm off Cypress Island collapsed August 19, releasing thousands of the non-native fish into the Salish Sea.
Luke Kinley of Whatcom County caught these Atlantic salmon while fishing near the Samish River Tuesday, August 22. A fish farm off Cypress Island collapsed August 19, releasing thousands of the non-native fish into the Salish Sea. Beau Garreau Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Luke Kinley of Whatcom County caught these Atlantic salmon while fishing near the Samish River Tuesday, August 22. A fish farm off Cypress Island collapsed August 19, releasing thousands of the non-native fish into the Salish Sea. Beau Garreau Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

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