Pacific Council News Fall 2019: Salmon and Halibut

Final salmon rebuilding plans approved In September the Council adopted rebuilding plans for Strait of Juan de Fuca natural coho, Queets River natural coho, and Snohomish River natural coho, subject to approval by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).  Each plan contained two alternatives for rebuilding the stock.  Under Alternative I, management would remain the same […]

Ad Hoc Southern Resident Killer Whale Workgroup to hold webinar October 29

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Ad Hoc Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) Workgroup (Workgroup) will meet via webinar, and this meeting will be open to the public.  The webinar meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), or until business for the day […]

Salmon Advisory Subpanel to Hold Webinar August 14, 2019

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS) will hold a meeting to discuss and make recommendations on issues on the Council’s September 2019 meeting agenda.  This meeting will be held via webinar, which is open to the public.  The webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019,  at 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) […]

Salmon Technical Team and Model Evaluation Workgroup to Hold Webinar August 29, 2019

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Salmon Technical Team (STT) and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a joint meeting to discuss and make recommendations on issues on the Council’s September 2019 meeting agenda.  This meeting will be held via webinar, which is open to the public.  The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 29, […]

Pacific Council News Summer 2019: Salmon

Council adopts Klamath, Sacramento fall Chinook rebuilding plans The Council adopted Klamath River fall Chinook and Sacramento River fall Chinook salmon rebuilding plans in June, choosing “status quo” as the final preferred alternative for both plans. This means that fisheries will continue to be managed under existing protocols, allowing for maximum flexibility in structuring fisheries […]

Instant Pot smoked salmon chowder

Serves 6. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, you can use a pressure cooker, or just use a regular pot (it will take longer). Ingredients: 3 tbsp butter 1 onion finely diced 2 stalks celery diced 6 cloves garlic minced 1 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp fennel seeds lightly crushed 2 1/2 cups fish or seafood stock warmed 1 lb gold potatoes cut into 3/4 inches dice 15 oz can diced tomatoes drained 2 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp Capers 2 leaves 4 oz cream cheese softened […]

Treacle-cured salmon

Ingredients 1 side of Salmon with skin on 80 grams treacle, slightly warm (80 grams is roughly 1/3 of a cup. Treacle is a light molasses, also called “Golden Syrup” and available in the British section of a well-stocked grocery store) 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed 1 lemon, zested 50 grams (roughly 3.5 tablespoons) sea […]

Grilled rosemary salmon

Ingredients 2 salmon fillets or steaks, preferably fresh and local (3/4 lb each) 1/2 c. orange juice 1/2 c. oil 2-3 additional tbsp. fresh rosemary Rosemary paste:1/2 tsp. rosemary 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 tsp. salt Directions Prepare rosemary paste, mixing rosemary, garlic and salt. Rub paste on salmon (if you use steaks, rub […]

Grilled salmon with lime butter sauce

Ingredients Six 6-oz pieces center-cut salmon fillet (about 1 inch thick) with skin 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated fresh lime zest 6 tablespoons lime butter sauce (recipe below) Lime Butter Sauce:1 large garlic clove, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted Directions […]

Crisp lemongrass salmon – ca nuong xa

Ingredients 1 lb skin-on salmon fillet, cut ito 4 portions 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped lemongrass 1 1/2 teaspoons packed light brown sugar Scant 1/4 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoon chopped shallot 1 1/2 teaspoons fish sauce 1/2 teaspoon Madras-style curry powder, such as Sun Brand 1 tablespoon oil Directions Run your finger along the flesh side […]