A rare sight
With the real thing in short supply, visitors had to look elsewhere to get their salmon fix:
A silk painting commissioned by a local artist.
A tank of salmon fry. They’ll be released in a few weeks and will find their way to the Bering Sea next year. Hopefully we’ll see some of them return to the ladder in five or six years. Photo credit for this shot: Yukon News.
Salmon scales: did you know that you can tell the age of a fish by counting the rings on its scales, much like you count tree rings? There’s lots to be learned by visiting the fishladder.