Salmon fishing seasons set, and outlook will mirror last year for the most part – Seattle Times

4/15 Seattle Times-Mark Yuasa

The Pacific Fishery Management Council meetings ended Thursday in Portland, Ore., and the 2010-11 sport salmon fishing seasons will pretty much look like year’s although anglers won’t have the pink fishery since they return during odd-numbered years only.

Last year, marked the historic expansion of selective fishing for healthy stocks of hatchery-marked salmon (those with a missing adipose fin) in Puget Sound while protecting and releasing poor wild fish returns some of which are listed on the Endangered Species Act.

More worth reading at the following link…good summary of the salmon return and the fishing goals.

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