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Porcupine Reservoir Kokanee Salmon Run - The best Spot

Although we have featured the Salmon Run several times here on The Salt Project, this was my families first time going to see them. Taking babies on adventures can be overwhelming. Also fieltrippin' alone without the support of a spouse or friend can feel daunting. And so, the thought of tackling this particular adventure in past years just sounded too overwhleming to me. Well this year was MY YEAR! It's been on my bucketlist for so many years. I was so excited to finally go for a visit. After reading the blog posts here on Salt Project, it looked like

Kokanee Salmon Run at Porcupine Reservoir 2019

On Monday, my crazy sister asked if I wanted to run up to Porcupine Reservoir and check out the Salmon Run up there. We'd literally just done the Causey Salmon run two days before and I thought, WHY NOT?! So off we went. I called a friend and soon we had 3 adults and 4 kids under the age of three in our car. Porcupine Reservoir is located in Cache County and really isn't that much farther than Causey Reservoir for us. It took us 58 minutes to drive from Ogden to get to Porcupine Reservoir. We drove in as
Kokanee Salmon Run at Causey Reservoir 2019 harm Mon, 09/23/2019 - 23:24
The Salmon Run this year in Utah has been kind of weird. 2019 has been full of rain, cold weather and then heat. I'm sure the salmon don't even know what to do anymore. We sure don't! I've actually had tried getting up to Causey Reservoir for the kokanee salmon run two different times and have been thawrted by cold, rainy weather. We FINALLY succeeded on Saturday! Be sure to read about my checklist for a successful Salmon Run at Causey below. Honestly, this trip almost didn't happen for a number of reasons. The clouds were making things look iffy

Kokanee Salmon run at Causey Reservoir

The Salt Project has just gotten back from the Utah Tourism Conference in Vernal and I have lots to write about, but I wanted to hurry and get out this information about the Kokanee Salmon run at Causey Reservoir! What's so cool about a Salmon Run? Well, for one, the salmon turn bright red and change body shapes. You'll want to check it out on this KSL article I read. Also, these salmon DIE after spawning...I find it extremely crazy that they change their bodies, swim upstream just to plant eggs and die. I mean, isn't science crazy? How do
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