Salmon run one of the lowest in the Adams River

Unofficial reports from the Adams River are now backed-up with hard numbers that this fall was the worst Sockeye salmon run since 1939.

The number of Sockeye Salmon returning to the interior this fall was the lowest in decades.

Record warm ocean and river temperatures are threatening B.C. salmon numbers, federal fisheries officials say. (The Canadian Press/Jonathon Hayward)

It was not a good year for the world famous Adams River Salmon Run. Official word is just in. The number of sockeye returning to spawn last fall was the lowest since 1939. And it wasn't just the Adams river, record lows were also recorded in the South Thompson and the Fraser. So, what happened to all those fish? Jennifer Nener is with the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. She's the area director for the Lower Fraser

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