Report for October 30, 2012 by Rich Yarges
I went over to Maloney Creek today during a let up in the rain and saw 8 to 10 salmon. I saw 4 near the end of Thelma Street, and about 6 near the bridge over the Old Cascade Highway. These photos were taken just upstream of the bridge.
Getting pictures is a challenge right now. You need to approach the salmon very carefully to avoid spooking them. My experience is that they will become less cautious as spawning gets more intense. I tried to get an underwater shot, but as soon as my foot or hand touches the water they are gone. And it is amazing how well they can hide. The salmon are there. Things are picking up. Hope you get a chance to get out and see them. Let me know what you see.