Salmon rest in a side channel of the Dungeness River at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Thursday. Thousands of the fish were making their way upriver to their spawning grounds. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Salmon rest in a side channel of the Dungeness River at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Thursday. Thousands of the fish were making their way upriver to their spawning grounds. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Salmon returning

Salmon rest in a side channel of the Dungeness River at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Thursday.

Thousands of the fish were making their way upriver to their spawning grounds.

Donna Jones, left, and Penny Smith, both of Sequim, peer into a heavily shaded side channel of the Dungeness River as hundreds of salmon hide in the shadows to spawn on Thursday at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Donna Jones, left, and Penny Smith, both of Sequim, peer into a heavily shaded side channel of the Dungeness River as hundreds of salmon hide in the shadows to spawn on Thursday at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

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