Colquitz and Craigflower Fish Counts

This is the count at the fish fence on the Colquitz.  Some fish do not go as far as the fish fence to spawn so the total counted are lower than the full returns in the Colquitz.  There has been a fish fence at the current location since the 1970s

Year Coho Chum Cutthroat Oth TOTAL
2014 1390   0     7       6   1403
2013                          1404
2012  216   0     2       2    220
2011  285   0     0       1    286
2010  197   0     1       0    198 
2009  156   0     0      56    210 note 1
2008   84   0     0       2     86
2007   75   0     4       0     79
2006   55   0     0      10     65 note 2
2005  184   0     0       9    193
2004  401   3    11       2    416
2003  149   5     3       1    155 note 3
2002  229   6     3      48    286
2001  535  75     5       0    615

note 1 - because of very high water fish were able to swim over the fence which means the other fish are unknown
note 2 - the count was only 30 days due to high water
note 3 - count numbers only go to December 10th

The Colquitz is not the only creek with salmon, there is also the Craigflower for which I can find data going back a lot longer

Data for Craigflower Creek
Year  Coho  Chum Oth
2012 1,322 
2011    53 
2010    48
2009   249     1
2008    35
2007    25
2006    20            note 1
2005     8     1      note 1
2004   210     7   
2003    35    18      note 1
2002   295   224
2001 1,035   747
2000    71     6
1999   200    12
1998   567    11      note 2
1997    80     2   2 sockeye
1996    35
1995    70            note 1
1994   134            note 3
1993    80            note 2 and note 3
1992    48
1991    44            note 1  
note 1 - high water impeded the count
note 2 - data notes are not clear to me if they are complete
note 3 - incomplete data

Before the current fish fence there were estimates
Year  Coho Steelhead Chum
1990   175             
1989   128             
1988    15             
1987    70             
1986   200             
1985   120            
1984    90             
1983   240             
1982    90             
1981    25             
1980    75
1979    82
1978   208
1977    62
1976    25
1975    25
1974    75
1973    47
1972    24
1971    24
1970   750
1969   200
1968    75
1967     0
1966   400
1965   200
1964   200
1963   200
1962    75
1960    75
1959    75   10 
1958     ?   25
1957    75
1956   700   25
1955    25
1954    70   25
1953   700
1952   700   25
1951   700
1950   200
1949   200
1948   400
1947   700   25   400
1946   400        400

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