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22 September 2022 / CBC / Matt Meise

After decades of dwindling runs, sockeye salmon return to Yukon fishing village in droves

Klukshu, Yukon, Canada

The number of sockeye returning to Klukshu, Yukon, to spawn began to drop off in the 1990s. This year, hundreds of the bright red fish line the small creek that winds through the village. Neither the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations nor Fisheries and Oceans Canada are sure why the fish have returned after decades of steady decline.

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