Pacific Council Finalizes Generally Improved Salmon Seasons for 2019
Most salmon trollers can expect better ocean salmon seasons this year -- while also meeting conservation goals, fishery managers said Monday.
The Pacific Fishery Management Council finalized its recommendations for 2019 salmon seasons at its meeting in Rohnert Park, Calif., for seasons beginning in May.
The seasons must still be approved by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, but managers said that is expected.
The adopted regulations for Chinook salmon reflect the improved status of Sacramento River fall Chinook, Oregon managers said in a notice to industry. Rogue River fall...
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