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YFK - Yankee Fork Salmon River

Theis is a permanent instream PIT tag detection site consisting of four Biomark 20ft stout pass-by antennas connected to an enclosure pole. The antennas are arranged in two arrays about 10 meters apart. The equipment is linked to direct power and communications are provided by direct phone line. Water depth, water temperature, and air temperature probes are also installed. The site is located 3.14 river kilometers upstream from the confluence with the Salmon River at an elevation of 1855m. The site is characterized as a B-type channel with 2-4 percent grade, a B-type streambed, and a 2-3 (boulder:cobble) stream type. Primary vegetation at the site includes alders, willows, and conifers.

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Site Contacts


Lytle Denny
(208) 239-4560


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Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 1/1/2014 1/1/2015
2016 1/1/2016 12/6/2016 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2015 1/1/2015 1/1/2016
2017 2/6/2017 1/1/2018 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2012 3/29/2012 1/1/2013
2013 1/1/2013 1/1/2014
2018 1/1/2018 1/1/2019 Start and end dates based on timer tags.
2019 1/1/2019 12/31/2019 Start and end dates based on timer tags.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 3/29/2012

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