Kelowna Ogopogo, British Columbia, Canada
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Salute to the Sockeye 2018 !

When you are planning your trip to see the Adams River Sockeye Salmon spawn keep in mind the following patterns:

Dominant years (2018, 2022, 2026) you may see millions of sockeye return to spawn in October. The Society hosts the Salute to the Sockeye celebration the first 3 weeks of October every four years.  

During this time frame a nominal admission fee will be charged. More information on our 2018 Salute to the Sockeye will be available on the Salute to the Sockeye page soon.

Pre-dominant years (2017) you may see 10,000+ sockeye return to spawn in October, generally the first three weeks.

Sub-dominant years (2019) you may see 100,000+ sockeye return to spawn in October.

Post-subdominant years (2020) you may see 100’s of sockeye return to spawn in October (smallest returns).

A few Pink salmon spawn in the Adams River in September on odd years only; Chinook salmon spawn here in Sept/October; Sockeye salmon spawn in the Adams River in the first few weeks of October, followed by Coho salmon in late October and early November:

Find us at Roderick Haig-Brown Park (2300 Squilax-Anglemont Rd, Lee Creek, BC), in the Log Cabin Interpretive Centre (May throughout October)

The Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park is open year-round.

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