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of baby chinook salmon; at a hatchery near Rogue River Oregon! FIRST; the pump which pumps fresh water to the salmon smolts failed. THEN; the alarm which is supposed to notify hatchery personnel of pump failures also failed!!!Sounds pretty fishy to me!!!!TPTB are not stating what caused the failures but like all good doomers, I got a PRETTY GOOD idea!!!This effectively destroys the Rogue's fall chinook run for 2003. Since I fish for the big buggers, I can now say that I've been negatively impacted by a possibly Y2K glitch. My preps were not in vain!!!!!
-- Ralph Kramden (and@AwayWeWent.com), January 07, 2000
Do you have a link to somewhere?
-- eubie (email@example.com), January 07, 2000.
Sorry bout yer luck Ralph. Ecologically, this too will have a ripple effect (not just the absence of fish, but Ralph will have to find something else to do in the Fall of '03 . Since they are farm bred...suppose nature will take its proper course (the fish that is).
-- Lisa (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 07, 2000.
This story was in the Oregonian this morning.
-- bill bradley (email@example.com), January 07, 2000.
Milne was right! If you live within five miles of a 7/11 you're toasted salmon!
-- Alfred E (What@MeWorry.com), January 07, 2000.
Apparently, you've got it all bass-ackwards...if you live within 5 miles of a 7-11 you're WITHOUT toasted salmon.
Nice handle, BTW. I think that guy had a big impact on me as a youngster...this may explain things to some forum regulars here.
-- (Kurt.Borzel@gems8.gov.bc.ca), January 07, 2000.
Gee Ralph, it'll be ok. Cheer up. I think the Rogue and the Klamath Mainstem fall Chinook might be in the same genetic population group. Maybe they can get extra eggs from Iron Gate Hatchery.
-- marsh (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 07, 2000.
Well, this wouldn't be an issue for any of you if you were all vegetarians like myself (spoken in Ludi's usual arrogant and self- rightous tone).
Er...why are you all looking at me that way?
Um...I gotta go...
John Ludi, chewing on a Tofu burger.
-- Ludi (email@example.com), January 07, 2000.
Good catch! hahaha!!!
heres the link to that story in the Oregonian:
-- Carl Jenkins (Somewherepress@aol.com), January 07, 2000.
Another fish and chips problem.
-- Don (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 08, 2000.