Mike Niemi, a water resources analyst for Turlock Irrigation District, looks for the kind of insects mature salmon species would eat in the Merced River near McConnell State Park on Friday, March 4, 2016.
Mike Niemi, a water resources analyst for Turlock Irrigation District, looks for the kind of insects mature salmon species would eat in the Merced River near McConnell State Park on Friday, March 4, 2016. Brianna Calix BRIANNA CALIX / bcalix@mercedsun
Mike Niemi, a water resources analyst for Turlock Irrigation District, looks for the kind of insects mature salmon species would eat in the Merced River near McConnell State Park on Friday, March 4, 2016. Brianna Calix BRIANNA CALIX / bcalix@mercedsun

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