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  • Fish on! 145 huge chinook released into Boise River

    This enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. The fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana.

This enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. The fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
This enormous 4-year-old spring chinook, about 36 inches long and weighing 10 to 12 pounds each, elicited gasps from passersby as Idaho Fish and Game employees scooped the fish from their truck and slipped them into the Boise River. The fish were released at four locations: Glenwood, West ParkCenter, Barber Park and Americana. Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
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