The salmon fishery in the Pacific Northwest is in turmoil.
Some fish stocks are down by more than half and some are on the brink of collapse.
The fish industry, which depends heavily on imports, is struggling with the fallout from climate change, shrinking fisheries and an increasing number of illegal boats.
In response, Congress has moved to boost federal funding for fish conservation, but the legislation could have a major impact on one of the nation’s premier salmon fisheries.
What are the salmon’s best spots?
The Atlantic and Pacific Salmon fisheries have two main places to fish.
On the north coast, where the Puget Sound meets the Columbia River, salmon can be caught in the winter.
The next year, they can be harvested by the summer and stocked for consumption by the spring.
In the spring, salmon are harvested and shipped to markets in the Midwest and Northeast.
In Washington, where it’s the spring and summer, salmon is caught in spring and can be sold to grocery stores.
On Puget Island, the northernmost of the Columbia’s tributaries, salmon fishing can be tricky because of the lack of fish-tracking equipment and a lack of reliable salmon-tracking numbers.
But, even though the region has fewer fish than the rest of the country, there is an abundance.
In 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimated that nearly half of the state’s total salmon stocks were caught in Washington state.
The U.T. Salmon Institute says that about 90% of Washington’s salmon stocks come from the Pacific, and nearly 40% come from Columbia.
In a recent study, the institute found that most of the fish stocks on the northern end of the Pacific are of “good quality” and that the southern end is of “poor quality.”
But the fish that have become a keystone of the fishery have also fallen by more quickly than those in the rest, according to the Fish and Game Commission of Washington.
Salmon in the north-central and northwestern part of the watershed are the most important.
These areas are home to salmon spawning grounds and fish hatcheries.
In early spring, the salmon are gathered by kayak and towed out to the hatcheried fish hatchery, which is also called a pond.
The hatcherie is a large, metal structure with a small pond and a large conveyor belt.
The conveyor belts are used to haul in the fish, which are then pulled to the fish hatchers where they are loaded onto the conveyor.
The salmon are then loaded into a truck that pulls them to a holding tank that is next to a large fish pond.
When the fish hatch, the hatchery will release them into the ocean.
There are two types of salmon hatcherys: One is called a salmon hatchery that releases fish to the ocean in a large pool of water and a second is a hatchery where fish are kept for the winter and the hatchers release them to the pond.
These two hatcherying facilities are separate from one another.
When it comes to spawning grounds, the Columbia Salmon Hatchery has the most spawning grounds.
In August, the Hatchery of the Pugets’ Columbia River watershed releases about 150,000 salmon into the water every year.
The Salmon Hatcheries of the Upper Columbia and Salmon Creek watersheds, which cover more of the eastern and central parts of the Northwest, release about 250,000 to 300,000 per year.
And the Salmon Hatchers of the Lower Columbia and Lower Columbia Salmon Creek regions release about 60,000 and 35,000 a year, respectively.
For many years, salmon hatchers on the north and northwest coasts were able to maintain high fish stocks because they were able keep a large number of hatcheria in operation and they were in a position to monitor their stock levels.
But now that fish hatches are being closed and they’re not able to keep a high number of fish, there’s not enough time for hatcherias to maintain fish stocks.
Fish hatchers are no longer in operation at the most popular hatchery in the state.
And hatcheriys in the Washington state Puget River watershed are also shutting down, as are the hatches on the Columbia, Upper and Lower rivers.
So, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for hatchers to keep fish stocks up.
But the salmon hatches of the region still keep their fish in the hatchys.
Why are fish hatchies closed?
A hatchery is used to hold fish for the season.
The most common hatchery is the fish pond, which has about 300 fish in it and is used by the fish population as a spawning ground and hatchery.
The pond itself is a closed system.
It can only hold up to a hundred fish.
Hatcheriies on the other hand, are closed systems.
They’re open, so they can hold as many fish as they need.
The Puget fish hatched in a hatcher