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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Purse seiners in the harbor
California, Monterey 1951, July
1751 thumbnail picture
Purse seiners in the harbor
California, Monterey 1951, July
1752 thumbnail picture
Salmon caught in a purse net
Alaska 1960 circa
1753 thumbnail picture
The WESTERN FLYER, a chartered purse seine boat, operating salmon purse seine in experimental fishing.
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1950 circa
1754 thumbnail picture
King salmon hanging in smokehouse at the South Bend Oyster Company.
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 5
1755 thumbnail picture
Salmon ready for ripening at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 7
1756 thumbnail picture
Smoking salmon by "standard" cure method. Mild cure salmon being given 4-5 day smoking.
Washington, Seattle 1947 May 12
1757 thumbnail picture
Chunks of salmon on tray ready for smoking at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 7
1758 thumbnail picture
Smoking salmon by "standard" cure method. Mild cure salmon being given 4-5 day smoking at Perfection Smokery.
Washington, Seattle 1947 May 12
1759 thumbnail picture
Chunks of salmon on tray ready for smoking at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle
1760 thumbnail picture
Smoking salmon by "standard" cure method. Mild cure salmon being given 4-5 day smoking at Perfection Smokery.
Washington, Seattle 1947 May 12
1761 thumbnail picture
Nason Creek Weir. Many of the fish hauled by tank truck from Rock Island Dam fish collectors were placed in Nason Creek for subsequent spawning. This weir across the creek was installed to prevent these adult spawners from dropping back down the creek into the Columbia River and resuming their original migration route.
Washington, Nason Creek 1939
1762 thumbnail picture
Spawning a ripe red salmon
Alaska, Karluk Lake
1763 thumbnail picture
Salmon on spawning bed
Alaska, Iliamna Lake
1764 thumbnail picture
Sorting salmon in holding ponds. Immature or "green" fish are left in ponds until mature, usually about a week later. Preparatory to removing eggs for artificial propagation at the Big White Salmon Hatchery.
Washington, Big White Salmon Hatchery 1947
1765 thumbnail picture
Removing spawn or eggs from mature salmon for artificial propagation.
Washington, Big White Salmon Hatchery 1947
1766 thumbnail picture
A fish truck opens its chute and adult salmon captured in traps at Grand Coulee dam find a new home.
Washington 1947 circa
1767 thumbnail picture
Dead salmon after spawning in Swan Creek
Alaska, Admiralty Island 1947
1768 thumbnail picture
A few migrating salmon at the mouth of Pack Creek
Alaska, Admiralty Island 1947
1769 thumbnail picture
Eggs taken from female (R) salmon are fertilized with sperm or milt from male ( L) salmon
Washington, Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery 1968 September
1770 thumbnail picture
Removing eggs from female salmon
Washington, Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery 1968 September
1771 thumbnail picture
Spawned out pink salmon at the Karluk River Weir.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1772 thumbnail picture
Spawned out pink salmon. Toting rifle for protection from bears.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1773 thumbnail picture
Salmon egg incubators through with water flows continuously.
Washington, Seattle, University of Washington 1968 October
1774 thumbnail picture
Spawned out and bear-killed pink salmon. Toting rifle for protection from bears.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1775 thumbnail picture
Red salmon killed by brown bear on spawning stream
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1776 thumbnail picture
School of sockeye salmon waiting to spawn in Forfar Creek.
Canada, British Columbia 1960 circa
1777 thumbnail picture
Spawning a ripe red salmon
Alaska, Karluk Lake
1778 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo of salmon spawning in Bristol Bay area stream
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1955 circa
1779 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon on spawning ground
Alaska, Olsen Creek 1960 circa
1780 thumbnail picture
Artificial spawning ground at Jones Creek. Section of spawning channel. Channel was pushed out by bulldozer. Gradient regulated by plank barriers. Flow controlled at head of channel which flows from main stream.
British Columbia, Jones Creek 1955 circa
1781 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo graph of entrance of salmon spawning creek. Dots are salmon.
Alaska, Bristol Bay, Knutson Bay, Kvichak System 1949 August 14
1782 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo graph of entrance of salmon spawning creek. Compare to previous shot, fish5927, which was taken when salmon were running.
Alaska, Bristol Bay, Knutson Bay, Kvichak System 1947 August 27
1783 thumbnail picture
Scow load of sockeye salmon
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1940 circa
1784 thumbnail picture
Snow conditions at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1785 thumbnail picture
Snow at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1786 thumbnail picture
Snow at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
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Rex Gary Schmidt taking underwater motion pictures of salmon. Clothed in rubber frogman suit, he wears a snorkel mask as he pushes the underwater motion picture camera ahead of him.
Washington, Little White Salmon fish station 1948 circa
1788 thumbnail picture
Camp at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1789 thumbnail picture
Rafting lumber for salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1790 thumbnail picture
Karluk River weir and salmon tagging pen
Alaska, Karluk River 1940 circa
1791 thumbnail picture
Karluk River weir and salmon tagging pen
Alaska, Karluk River 1940 circa
1792 thumbnail picture
Tagging salmon at Karluk River weir and salmon tagging pen
Alaska, Karluk River 1940 circa
1793 thumbnail picture
Tagging salmon at Karluk River weir and salmon tagging pen
Alaska, Karluk River 1940 circa
1794 thumbnail picture
Salmon counting weir and cabin
Alaska, Kodiak 1940 circa
1795 thumbnail picture
Male pink salmon passing over counting board
Alaska 1940 circa
1796 thumbnail picture
Salmon counting weir, cabin and airplane
Alaska 1940 circa
1797 thumbnail picture
Salmon counting weir and cabin
Alaska 1940 circa
1798 thumbnail picture
Salmon traps to trap migrant salmon
Alaska 1940 circa
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Salmon weir and fish counting station
Alaska, Karluk Lake

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