Photos: Stocking Twin Lakes

Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010

Two-year-old king salmon briefly fly from a hose into Twin Lakes as DIPAC pumps 5,000 "catchable" fish into the lake on Friday. More will be released June 1 in time for FamilyFishing Day at the lake on June 12. The fish are raised by DIPAC under a cooperativeagreement with Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Sport Fish Division to providefishing opportunities for Juneau anglers.

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Michael Penn / Juneau Empire
Michael Penn / Juneau Empire

A king salmon comes out of the hose with style on Friday.

Douglas Island Pink & Chum, Inc. hatchery manager Andrew Ollenburg puts out a water intake hose before 5,000 king salmon are pumped out of a tanker.

John Brown and his son, Gooxshaaneesh, 3, watch as king salmon smolt are pumped into Twin Lakes on Friday.

Douglas Island Pink & Chum, Inc. employees watch as 5,000 two-year-old king salmon are pumped into Twin Lakes on Friday.The employees are, from left, hatchery manager AndrewOllenburg, fish culturist Michelle Morris, fishtechnician Geoff Craig anddirector of operations Rick Focht.

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