Council sends letter on Columbia River Draft Environmental Impact Statement

On April 13 the Pacific Fishery Management Council sent a letter with comments on the Columbia River System Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The letter was addressed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bonneville Power Administration, and Bureau of Reclamation. The purpose of the DEIS is to update the management of the Columbia […]

2020 salmon season tables

The 2020 salmon season tables are available here: TABLE 1. 2020 Commercial troll management measures for non-Indian ocean salmon fisheries – Council adopted. Friday, April 10, 2020, 3:37 PM TABLE 2. 2020 Recreational management measures for non-Indian ocean salmon fisheries – Council adopted. Friday, April 10, 2020, 3:39 PM TABLE 3. 2020 Treaty Indian troll […]

Press release: West Coast salmon season dates set for 2020

Portland, Or. – The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations that provide recreational and commercial opportunities for most of the Pacific coast, and achieve conservation goals for the numerous individual salmon stocks on the West Coast. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, all meetings associated with the decision were held […]

Preliminary draft April 2020 motions in writing

Cautionary note: These preliminary motions do not represent the final official administrative record. The motions and amendments contained in this blog are as projected on the screen at the Council meeting at the time of the Council vote, and often use expedited language and references without the benefit of any final editing or proofing. They […]