The Fish Trap Journal

Welcome to The Fish Trap Journal, the official field journal for Wild Fish Conservancy’s Fish Trap Project dedicated to sharing stories, news, and updates on straight from the dock.


Fishing The Spring Runs

We are happy to announce that Wild Fish Conservancy staff are once again hip deep in the Columbia River for our fourth year of commercial fish trap research.

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The Fish Trap, A Video

Wild Fish Conservancy’s Pound Net Project is ongoing, and we’re currently preparing for future projects. In the meantime, we invite you to watch this short

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Farewell, For Now

Test fishing is finished on the Columbia, and we are very pleased to announce that the trap successfully captured 7,138 salmonids with a 99.87% immediate

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