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Record number of salmon expected

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By David Heiling

World sports writer

WENATCHEE— Every year, in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest regions of our country, a dramatic change takes place in the middle of summer. Anglers, content with pan fish and small nibbles throughout the beginning of the fishing season suddenly become obsessed with one date: July 1.

The opening of salmon season.

Sockeye salmon are widely regarded as one of the most delicious fish a person can catch. This year over 450,000 sockeye salmon are…

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