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Idaho’s Bonneville/Lower Granite Dam Fish Counts

2012 Steelhead Count
From July 1 to November 30
Dam Date of Count Daily Count 2012
Total To Date
2011
Total To Date
Average of Last 5 Years
Bonneville October 17
227 217,459 353,751 392,305
Lower Granite October 17
1,617 79,531 150,670 170,222
  • Counts include wild and hatchery origin fish. Most steelhead bound for Idaho cross Bonneville Dam between July 1 and October 31.
  • Information on numbers of steelhead crossing the Columbia and Snake River dams is taken from data posted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and is updated weekly during the counting season.
2012 Adult Chinook Salmon Count
From August 1 to December 31
Dam Date of Count Daily Adult Count 2012
Total to Date
2011
Total to Date
Average of Last 5 Years
Bonneville October 17 222 346,508 395,865 321,366
Lower Granite October 17
44 34,210 24,895 21,453
  • Counts include both hatchery and wild origin adults. Jacks are not included in the count.
  • For daily dam counts and additional information please visit the Fish Passage Center (adult count page) or the Columbia River DART Adult Passage site.

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