States, Fishermen Form Salmon Season Options Ahead of PFMC Meeting
As usual, the news about salmon returning to West Coast rivers and forecasts of abundance were mixed as state fishery managers met last week with sport fishermen and commercial trollers.
The states, tribes,federal managers and industry will get together this week and next at the Pacific Fishery Management Council meeting to start formulating upcoming summer salmon seasons. They will meet again in April to finalize them before NMFS approves them later that month.
A review of last year's seasons showed a dire season for ...
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