Bridge of the Gods Motel

630 Wa-Na-Pa St, Cascade Locks, Oregon, 97014, United States | Motel
 

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Winding up loose ends & Adios!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel

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... fin at the top of the back) and the tail… Hatchery fish have the adipose fin clipped while at the hatchery… this used to be done by hand… but is now mostly done by machinery… fish naturally swim upstream into a flow of water…. So the fish, when they are around 3 to 4" long are pumped into a tanks and they are than run up a small stream of 2” diameter tube… the fish swim through a gate and are ...

A Day in the Life of a Fish Hatchery Volunteer!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel

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... one side and then to piles… all the time being bumped by the trout that can’t see any better than you can in the cloud of silt in the water… On a good sweep a 2 gallon container is filled with rinsed, washed coins… mostly nickels, dimes and pennies… not worth the time of paid staff to harvest… but something that has to be done… The fish biologist on staff says the coins can make the fish sick & they ...

Any Park in a Storm

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... end on this note since the previous 8 weeks had included some of the most amazing sites, but it did have a silver lining: nearby Portland is the USA's unofficial craft brewing capital.

So we booked into a hotel and spent our last 2 nights on a beer & burger binge. But the adventure wasn't quite over yet, as we still had one more reminder of Nature's fury on our list.


[8,950 miles on the road]
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Hatchery Duties & Herman's Fan Club!

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel

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... of the smaller sturgeon and rainbow trout… If the jacks are gone in a few hours, we add back a few more jacks a few more days later… so that we have good growth and we keep this large fish healthy…

If you watch the people who are watching Herman and the rest of the Sturgeon and Rainbow
trout... you’ll see how amazed they are of these big fish… Bonneville Fish Hatchery and Sturgeon Center call that the 'Herman Fan Club’. ...

Sternwheeler down the Columbia River

A travel blog entry by dianeandroger

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... east.  We walked the town, stopping to check out the galleries and shops, and stayed in town long enough to get a $20 parking ticket?  Started the Fruit Trail which starts in Hood River but after two stops  - one flower and one fruit farm - we decided it was time to head back to Portland. Will try to continue on the trail another day.  ...

     

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