Upper Skagit tribal fishers Lee Washington and his wife Jennifer Washington set their gillnets for sockeye salmon on the Baker River near the town of Concrete, Washington, July 5, 2017. The sockeye returned to the Baker River by the tens of thousands during the 2017 season – enough to provide sport for recreational and tribal fishers and to provide enough breeding fish to keep the run healthy.
Upper Skagit tribal fishers Lee Washington and his wife Jennifer Washington set their gillnets for sockeye salmon on the Baker River near the town of Concrete, Washington, July 5, 2017. The sockeye returned to the Baker River by the tens of thousands during the 2017 season – enough to provide sport for recreational and tribal fishers and to provide enough breeding fish to keep the run healthy. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald
Upper Skagit tribal fishers Lee Washington and his wife Jennifer Washington set their gillnets for sockeye salmon on the Baker River near the town of Concrete, Washington, July 5, 2017. The sockeye returned to the Baker River by the tens of thousands during the 2017 season – enough to provide sport for recreational and tribal fishers and to provide enough breeding fish to keep the run healthy. Philip A. Dwyer The Bellingham Herald

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September 12, 2017 5:00 AM