Fishery Council votes on three options for salmon fishing, season limited at best

The Pacific Fishery Management Council voted today to approve three options for this years’ salmon fishing season.

The three options for California range from a limited season to no season at all. None of the options include the possibility of fishing in June.

Click here for the three options for commercial fishing.

Click here for the three options for recreational fishing.

The next step will be a set of public hearings to examine these options. The hearing will take place in Washington, Oregon, and in Eureka, California. Click here for information on the Eureka hearing.

The final decision on which option will be implemented will be made at the April 10-15 meeting of the Pacific Fishery Management Council in Portland, Oregon.