resize-smolt-fence  The smolt fence is once again ready for the season thanks to our coterie of volunteers without whom our work would not be able to continue.  The challenge, as always, was to situate the lower box so that it could be anchored properly and yet have a good flow so the fry and smolts don’t get stuck in the pipe.   smolt-box As usual the trees are shedding like mad and filling the fence with debris so cleaning will be a challenge once the count starts.

Counting Starts Slow