ChiCouncil for the Clear Lake Hitch

Photos from the 2018 spawning migration


Suckers in Seigler CanyonCreek, March 27, 2018



Hitch in Kelsey Creek, March 29, 2018
 
Hitch and suckers in Kelsey Creek, March 28, 2017

Water pouring over the face of the detention structure on Kelsey Creek, March 29, 2018

Hitch spawning in Clover Creek, March 30, 2018

 
Spread out school of hitch moving up Middle Creek
Marc h 30, 2018

a substantial school of hitch swimming through the fish passageway in Seigler Creek on April 2, 2018

a few scattered schools remaining in Kelsey Creek, April 2, 2018.
Note the pronounced size differential between the female (center) and accompanying males

hitch actively spawning in Kelsey Creek at Merritt Road on April 1, 2018
photo © Fred Feyrer