NISQUALLY – Good harvest management by tribal and state salmon co-managers has led to more chinook reaching the spawning grounds on the Nisqually River this year despite fewer returning chinook. “Overall fewer...Read More
Tag: Adipose Fin
Apr 20, 2007 | News
The North Kitsap Herald writes about the tagging and clipping efforts by the Suquamish Tribe as they prepare to release chinook from their Grover’s Creek hatchery: Tagging the fish and clipping off their adipose fins,...Read More
Apr 20, 2007 | Being Frank
This year’s North of Falcon salmon management process, for the coast and Puget Sound, was tougher than it’s ever been.
North of Falcon is the key part of annual planning that brings state and tribal co-managers together with input from stakeholders to set fishing regulations north of the Oregon Coast cape of the same name.
As in years past, it was a give-and-take process of shaping fisheries to fit under the “impact lid” that helps us protect weak wild salmon stocks while, to the extent possible, harvesting abundant hatchery salmon. We are especially concerned about protecting Puget Sound chinook listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.Read More
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