Eagles on Washington's Skagit River with NBC Today Show

The largest concentration of bald eagles in the Lower 48 migrate to feed on spawned-out chum salmon in Washington State's Skagit River during the winter months, December to early March.  During this time there are as many as 400 eagles counted at the peak. Though not nearly as many eagles as the thousands on the Chilkat River in Haines, Alaska in the late Fall, the Skagit River hosts thousands of visitors every year to witness this annual gathering of the bald eagles. In February (2003), a camera crew from the NBC Today Show program went rafting with Eco Orca Limited owner, Dave Button with his Washington company Pacific NW Float Trips, to film a segment for the NBC Today Show which was featured on air in March 2003.