This is the massive salmon migration to the sockeye’s original spawning grounds is the kind you always hear about.
Nature is full of impressive feats. The sockeye salmon journey is no exception.
Every four years, millions of sockeye salmon migrate thousands of miles from the ocean back to their native spawning grounds in Canada’s Fraser River.
Check out this fascinating National Geographic video.
The salmon journey is pretty dramatic. After the eggs are laid, the parents die. From that point the cycle begins again, as the next generation of salmon starts its way down the river and into the ocean.
People come from everywhere to see this amazing event. And for good reason; the astonishing way the salmon make there journey is well worth seeing at least once in your lifetime.