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Connecticut River Salmon Project #55402

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report on efforts to bring salmon fishing back to Connecticut River.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Hatchville, Massachusetts) Images brought to minds of most people about salmon going upriver from Pacific Ocean to fresh-water spawning grounds described. History of Atlantic salmon in Connecticut River, which starts in Canada and flows across New England, and halt to their spawning there when dam built at Turners Falls, Massachusetts, reported Details given about project to bring Atlantic salmon back to Connecticut River and success it has seen. Provisions for salmon to get upriver, include fishlift built at Holyoke, noted. [Fish and Wildlife Service spokesperson Roger LANSE - discusses success of program and return rate of salmon.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Reporter(s):
Peterson, Roger;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:02:30

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