What are the prospects for sport anglers during the weekend of the Golden North Salmon Derby? Mark Schwan, who manages southeast sport fish fisheries for the Department of Fish and Game, has this assessment of the local salmon runs. For more on the derby, click on the Friday Newscast for August 23rd.Related Link: Golden North Salmon Derby
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