Fall run Salmon spawn in Clear Creek near Redding

Restoration efforts have paid off for Clear Creek, but even so, this Fall run seems way below recent years.
Salmon spawn activity in Clear Creek near Redding ca
We tried to imagine prior runs where the creek was filled with fish from edge to edge.
Salmon spawn activity in Clear Creek near Redding ca
We spotted these battered sojourners enjoying the gravel beds below the lookout on Clear Creek Road near Redding. They are kind of difficult to make out, but we were at least a hundred feet away, and far above them.
Salmon spawn activity in Clear Creek near Redding ca
Really Redding

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