Pacific Fishery Management Council Adopts 2024 West Coast Ocean Salmon Seasons (Press Release and Tables)

Seattle, Washington—The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted recommendations for ocean salmon fishing along the Pacific west coast in 2024. The seasons provide recreational and commercial opportunities in northern areas of the coast but include significant reductions and closures in southern portions of the coast to achieve conservation goals for goals for both Chinook and coho salmon stocks.

Please download the April 10, 2024 press release to read the full version.

The Council adopted recommendations (tables) will be forwarded to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for approval by May 16, 2024.