15 million fish compared to about 10.7 million last year.

The barge transportation on the Snake is scheduled to continue through
June 25, Hurson said. The Corps is now using two barges with one heading
down river every other day. The 1998 steelhead supplement to the 1995
opinion calls for barge transportation through June 24. Prior to that
decision, the Corps would have probably shifted to transport trucks,
which have lower capacity, by this time of year.
“While we’re still barging, we could be trucking” because of the
relatively low numbers …

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