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Kokanee salmon spawning showcase

Families gathered along the bank of Kokanee Creek to see the annual salmon spawning as part of the third annual Redfish Festival. - Will Johnson photo
Families gathered along the bank of Kokanee Creek to see the annual salmon spawning as part of the third annual Redfish Festival.
— image credit: Will Johnson photo

Hundreds were in attendance to witness the annual spawning of kokanee salmon during the third annual Redfish Festival on Sunday.

Families gathered along the creek bank as the crimson-hued fish battled the current.

The event, presented by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, took place from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. and featured nature walks, live music, face painting, bubbles and dancing.


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