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Where are the behemoths in the Columbia River’s record run of chinook salmon?

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The fall chinook that return to the free-flowing Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are renown for including a few gargantuan survivors in the 50- to 60-pound range.

Some anglers say they’re seeing fewer of the giant fish being caught in the Vernita area and they wonder if the trophies are being targeted by downstream commercial gillnet fisheries.

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