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A pump failure caused thousands of king salmon smolts to die last week at the Feather River Hatchery.
Striper fishing was good last week after steelhead smolts were released at Discovery.
Nearly twice that many have gone to Ship Creek, an annual average of 256,000 silver smolt over the last five years.
Schools of smolt salmon flicker like quicksilver, preparing for their journey out to sea.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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