PFMC Approves Salmon Season Alternatives for Public Review; Oregon Opens April 20
Most West Coast salmon fishermen are expecting a better season this year. The Pacific Fishery Management Council approved three alternatives for commercial seasons in all areas of the coast on Tuesday.
Those seasons now go out for public review. The Council will adopt final seasons in April.
“Although some forecasts are up over last year, this year’s salmon runs are still challenging for ocean fishermen and managers,” Council Executive Director Chuck Tracy said in a press release. “In the north, conservation requirements for...
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