A sockeye salmon released in the creek leading to Redfish Lake in 2011.
A sockeye salmon released in the creek leading to Redfish Lake in 2011. Shawn Raecke
A sockeye salmon released in the creek leading to Redfish Lake in 2011. Shawn Raecke
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Sockeye draft recovery plan shows just how far away success is

July 21, 2014 12:54 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."