2015 Connecticut River Migratory Fish Counts

 

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Last updated

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

 

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Total fish counts as of

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

 

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American Shad

271512

 

Atlantic Salmon

7

 

Blueback

59

 

Gizzard Shad

17

 

Sea Lamprey

12230

 

Striped Bass

3

 

 

 

 

Adult sea-run Atlantic salmon are being tagged and released at all fishway/trap facilities, if

 

caught, please immediately release the fish and call to report it at 413-548-9138 (x 121).

The river temperature at Holyoke yesterday was 16 degrees Celsius, 60.8 degrees Fahrenheit

and the river flow at Montague was approximately 9,700 cubic feet per second. Holyoke lifted 21,198 American shad on Monday, and 7,360 shad yesterday.  Rainbow Dam on the Farmington trapped its first Atlantic salmon.

 

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Totals by Dam

 

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River

Dam

Species

Return

 

 

 

 

 

Farmington River

Rainbow

American Shad

244

 

Atlantic Salmon

1

 

Blueback

14

 

Sea Lamprey

1234

 

 

 

 

Westfield River

West Springfield

American Shad

1772

 

Blueback

1

 

Sea Lamprey

147

 

 

 

 

Connecticut River

Holyoke

American Shad

269496

 

Atlantic Salmon

6

 

Blueback

44

 

Gizzard Shad

17

 

Sea Lamprey

10849

 

Striped Bass

3

 

 

 

 

As of 5/17/2015

Gatehouse

American Shad

22499

 

Sea Lamprey

794