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NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Salmon purse seiner anchoring net on shore - attempting to capture all salmon swimming close to the beach.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1801 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiners
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1802 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner setting net close to shore
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1803 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner setting net close to shore
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1804 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner setting net close to shore
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1805 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner setting net close to shore
Alaska, Kodiak Island, Kalsin Bay 1950 circa
1806 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner at dock
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1807 thumbnail picture
Salmon purse seiner at dock with dinghy
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1950 circa
1808 thumbnail picture
Purse seine boat unloading halibut
Alaska 1950 circa
1809 thumbnail picture
Seining salmon with team of small boats
Alaska, Karluk River 1940 circa
1810 thumbnail picture
Unloading salmon from boat to truck
Alaska, Ketchikan 1945 circa
1811 thumbnail picture
PHOENIX III, a tender, brailing salmon trap
Alaska, SE 1945 circa
1812 thumbnail picture
Purse seiners in the harbor
California, Monterey 1951, July
1813 thumbnail picture
Purse seiners in the harbor
California, Monterey 1951, July
1814 thumbnail picture
Salmon caught in a purse net
Alaska 1960 circa
1815 thumbnail picture
The WESTERN FLYER, a chartered purse seine boat, operating salmon purse seine in experimental fishing.
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1950 circa
1816 thumbnail picture
King salmon hanging in smokehouse at the South Bend Oyster Company.
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 5
1817 thumbnail picture
Salmon ready for ripening at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 7
1818 thumbnail picture
Smoking salmon by "standard" cure method. Mild cure salmon being given 4-5 day smoking.
Washington, Seattle 1947 May 12
1819 thumbnail picture
Chunks of salmon on tray ready for smoking at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle 1947 March 7
1820 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
1821 thumbnail picture
Chunks of salmon on tray ready for smoking at Booth Fisheries
Washington, Seattle s
1822 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
1823 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
1824 thumbnail picture
Spawning a ripe red salmon
Alaska, Karluk Lake
1825 thumbnail picture
Salmon on spawning bed
Alaska, Iliamna Lake
1826 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
1827 thumbnail picture
Removing spawn or eggs from mature salmon for artificial propagation.
Washington, Big White Salmon Hatchery 1947
1828 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
1829 thumbnail picture
Dead salmon after spawning in Swan Creek
Alaska, Admiralty Island 1947
1830 thumbnail picture
A few migrating salmon at the mouth of Pack Creek
Alaska, Admiralty Island 1947
1831 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
1832 thumbnail picture
Removing eggs from female salmon
Washington, Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery 1968 September
1833 thumbnail picture
Spawned out pink salmon at the Karluk River Weir.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1834 thumbnail picture
Spawned out pink salmon. Toting rifle for protection from bears.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1835 thumbnail picture
Salmon egg incubators through with water flows continuously.
Washington, Seattle, University of Washington 1968 October
1836 thumbnail picture
Spawned out and bear-killed pink salmon. Toting rifle for protection from bears.
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1837 thumbnail picture
Red salmon killed by brown bear on spawning stream
Alaska, Karluk River area 1950 ca.
1838 thumbnail picture
School of sockeye salmon waiting to spawn in Forfar Creek.
Canada, British Columbia 1960 circa
1839 thumbnail picture
Spawning a ripe red salmon
Alaska, Karluk Lake
1840 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo of salmon spawning in Bristol Bay area stream
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1955 circa
1841 thumbnail picture
Pink salmon on spawning ground
Alaska, Olsen Creek 1960 circa
1842 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
1843 thumbnail picture
Aerial photo graph of entrance of salmon spawning creek. Dots are salmon.
Alaska, Bristol Bay, Knutson Bay, Kvichak System 1949 August 14
1844 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
1845 thumbnail picture
Scow load of sockeye salmon
Alaska, Bristol Bay 1940 circa
1846 thumbnail picture
Snow conditions at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1847 thumbnail picture
Snow at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1848 thumbnail picture
Snow at Katlian Bay salmon station
Alaska, Katlian Bay 1940 circa
1849 thumbnail picture
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

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