Welcome!  The Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group (SFEG) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging our community in restoring salmon.

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Join us for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on October 22, 2016 at the Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon!  Click the link for more information.

Skagit Handbill draft

Skagit River Salmon Festival 2016


This is a FREE fun-filled festival experience for all ages! Located at the Waterfront Park at Swinomish Casino & Lodge this grassy park with snowcapped Mount Baker towering in the distance creates an amazing setting to spend the day celebrating the mighty Skagit River and return of the salmon! Here’s what you can expect to find at Read More …

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Bowman Bay Weeding Party

The Earth Day planting event at Bowman Bay in Deception Pass State Park on Saturday April 23, 2016 was a HUGE success. 200 volunteers planted hundreds of trees, shrubs, and native beach grasses! There was an extremely impressive effort thanks to our volunteers.  Now that we have planted all these native plant species, we need Read More …

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From the Field

Fly Fishing Carey’s Slough


What’s living in Carey’s Slough?  Three volunteers assisted SFEG with finding out that answer, by going fly fishing!  Volunteers Dick Raisler, John Leighton, and Robin La Rue recently joined SFEG staff and interns to assess the fish population of this Skagit River backwater slough using a different technique than our usual seine or snorkel surveys.  Read More …

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