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The camera is back at the office for repair. The POE extender has failed and is being reconditioned. Thanks to Skip Frisbee for the March Spawnsorship! The Salmoncam needs more sponsors. Donate today!! Final estimate is just under 5000 fish in the 2014 carcass count!

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Previous sponsors

  • Patricia Hernadez
  • Lenn Goldmann
  • William Kaufmann
  • Danielle Baker
  • Skip Frisbee
  • Grant Collar
  • Marla Stratton
  • Vanessa Church
  • Dorothy Whitlock
  • Lee Edwards
  • Janetta Kriel
  • Nick Kriel and Bob Speer
  • Marji Will
  • Durham Electric.


2012 Videos

2011 Spawn

Spring Run Jump

Butte Creek Music Video - 2007 - View video here

Spring Run Salmon July 26, 2010

Salmon Water Now Videos

Paper Water: And Other Sordid Tales and The Water Pirates.

Click here to go to their website.

Mergansers cruisin'

Dirty Drains

Dirty drain water from rice fields and wildlife refuges regularly obliterates the water clarity in Butte Creek. This type of pollution can have serious effects on both juvenile and adult spring run salmon and steelhead which are migrating through here in March. The East side drain is much more obvious but the video from the Aguas Frias Bridge shows how clean the water is at that point. These drains are about five miles downstream. March 11, 2007

California Newts in Action

California Newts frolic in Butte Creek in a passionate tangle.

Bald Eagle Extraordinaire

Enjoy this rare footage of a bald eagle taking a bath on Butte Creek

Salmon Spawn 2009

Numbers were down but the fish are still as beautiful as ever.

Salmon Spawn 2007

Salmon Migrating Dowstream September 21, 2007

2009 Butte Creek Spawn

The total run was under 3000 fish.