KLCC: Klamath Tribes working to increase runs of suckerfish

"You won’t find Lost River suckerfish on any menus in the Northwest. But for years, this fish was a staple for the tribes living in Southern Oregon. Now the fishery is in trouble, and the Klamath tribes are trying to figure out how to bring it back.

Mary Anne Wright remembers her great grandmother, Ruth Jackson.

Ruth used to sit out on a log in front of her house with a fishing pole.

She’d catch C’waam, suckerfish. And Mary Anne Wright would eat them."

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Klamath Tribes Celebrate, But Cannot Catch, Suckerfish (KLCC 3/27)

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