Fish Count Data Search

Year:
Location:
Species:

Location: Ninilchik River
Species: Chinook
Method: Weir

The selected years are color-coded in the graphs below:

  • 2019
  • 2018

The selected counts are color-coded in the graphs below:

  • Hatchery
  • Wild
Daily CountsSee Hachery vs. Wild
Hachery vs. Wild
CumulativeSee Hachery vs. Wild
Hachery vs. Wild

Description: Chinook salmon escapement is monitored at a broodstock weir located approximately 4 miles upstream of the mouth from mid-May through early August. Since 1987, hatchery-reared Chinook salmon have been stocked in the Ninilchik River to support the Chinook salmon sport fishery. As a result of this stocking program two groups of Chinook salmon (wild and hatchery-reared) return to the Ninilchik River. Hatchery-reared Chinook salmon are distinguish from wild by the adipose fin. Hatchery Chinook salmon are missing their adipose fin and have a healed fin clip scar. In July, when most of the Chinook salmon ripen and spawn, an inriver holding area is created at the broodstock stock weir to collect and hold fish until they ripen for eggtakes. The egg take goal is to artificially spawn 140 pairs from the Ninilchik River with a minimum of 60 wild pairs for stocking back into the Ninilchik River. The progeny from the eggtakes are used also for stocking the Kachemak Bay terminal areas.

Sustainable Escapement Goal for Chinook in 2019: 750 - 1,300 (Graphed above)

Contact: Area Manager,
(907) 235-1742

82 records returned for the years selected. Dashes indicate days with no count.
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Date
2019
Count
2019
Cumulative
2019
Cumulative
2018
Notes for
2019
Aug-10 - 1,088 944  
Aug-09 - 1,088 942  
Aug-08 - 1,088 942  
Aug-07 - 1,088 942  
Aug-06 - 1,088 939  
Aug-05 - 1,088 921  
Aug-04 - 1,088 918  
Aug-03 - 1,088 913  
Aug-02 - 1,088 865  
Aug-01 - 1,088 861  
Jul-31 - 1,088 861  
Jul-30 - 1,088 839  
Jul-29 - 1,088 817  
Jul-28 - 1,088 817  
Jul-27 - 1,088 810  
Jul-26 - 1,088 800  
Jul-25 - 1,088 776  
Jul-24 - 1,088 643  
Jul-23 - 1,088 635  
Jul-22 - 1,088 632  
Jul-21 - 1,088 624  
Jul-20 - 1,088 609  
Jul-19 - 1,088 494  
Jul-18 - 1,088 319  
Jul-17 0 wild
0 hatchery
1,088 319  
Jul-16 3 wild
0 hatchery
1,088 319  
Jul-15 0 wild
0 hatchery
1,085 293  
Jul-14 0 wild
0 hatchery
1,085 273  
Jul-13 0 wild
0 hatchery
1,085 273  
Jul-12 32 wild
0 hatchery
1,085 271  
Jul-11 0 wild
0 hatchery
1,053 262  
Jul-10 69 wild
0 hatchery
1,053 238  
Jul-09 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 226  
Jul-08 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 226  
Jul-07 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 223  
Jul-06 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 209  
Jul-05 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 199  
Jul-04 0 wild
0 hatchery
984 185  
Jul-03 14 wild
0 hatchery
984 152  
Jul-02 0 wild
0 hatchery
970 145  
Jul-01 39 wild
1 hatchery
970 111  
Jun-30 0 wild
0 hatchery
930 78  
Jun-29 0 wild
0 hatchery
930 51  
Jun-28 0 wild
0 hatchery
930 47  
Jun-27 0 wild
0 hatchery
930 45  
Jun-26 40 wild
22 hatchery
930 41  
Jun-25 104 wild
63 hatchery
868 41  
Jun-24 195 wild
53 hatchery
701 40  
Jun-23 35 wild
8 hatchery
453 38  
Jun-22 13 wild
1 hatchery
410 33  
Jun-21 4 wild
1 hatchery
396 33  
Jun-20 35 wild
4 hatchery
391 33  
Jun-19 14 wild
8 hatchery
352 31  
Jun-18 2 wild
2 hatchery
330 31  
Jun-17 0 wild 326 31  
Jun-16 0 wild 326 31  
Jun-15 9 wild
6 hatchery
326 31  
Jun-14 16 wild
8 hatchery
311 29  
Jun-13 19 wild
13 hatchery
287 27  
Jun-12 9 wild
6 hatchery
255 27  
Jun-11 9 wild
4 hatchery
240 18  
Jun-10 2 wild
0 hatchery
227 18  
Jun-09 0 wild
1 hatchery
225 16  
Jun-08 5 wild
7 hatchery
224 14  
Jun-07 40 wild
17 hatchery
212 12  
Jun-06 10 wild
24 hatchery
155 10  
Jun-05 28 wild
30 hatchery
121 10  
Jun-04 20 wild
6 hatchery
63 9  
Jun-03 14 wild
5 hatchery
37 9  
Jun-02 0 wild 18 7  
Jun-01 1 wild 18 2  
May-31 1 wild
0 hatchery
17 0  
May-30 0 wild
1 hatchery
16 0  
May-29 0 wild 15 0  
May-28 0 wild 15 0  
May-27 0 wild 15 0  
May-26 5 wild
1 hatchery
15 0  
May-25 6 wild
1 hatchery
9 0  
May-24 2 wild
0 hatchery
2 0  
May-23 0 wild 0 0  
May-22 0 wild 0 0  
May-21 0 wild 0 0