WDFW Fish and Wildlife Commission - Special Fish Committee November 30 Meeting Agenda

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Fish and Wildlife Commission
Special Fish Committee
Hybrid Meeting

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 
9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

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WHEN: Wednesday, November 30, 2022, from 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. or until the business of the Committee is completed.

WHERE: Ridgefield Region Office, 5525 S 11th St, Ridgefield, WA Conference Room 102A&B or Via Zoom.

You can listen to the committee meeting and/or provide your comments via Zoom, at the link here. You can also participate via phone with the call-in information below.

1-253-215-8782 or 1-833-548-0276 (Toll-Free) and enter in Webinar ID: 852-3719-2050

Meeting Purpose: This meeting of the Fish Committee is to review the 2022 mainstem Columbia River recreational fall chinook salmon fisheries from Buoy 10 to Bonneville Dam and discuss possible management options for 2023 fisheries.

Draft Agenda:

A. Agenda Review and Approval

B. 2022 Lower Columbia River Recreational Fall Chinook Salmon Fisheries
The Committee will be briefed on information about the 2022 lower Columbia River fall chinook fishery and the September 1, 2022 closure, focusing on the Buoy 10 to Tongue Point area fishery but including the areas between Tongue Point and Warrior Rock and Warrior Rock to Bonneville Dam areas.

- Fact Sheet
- Presentation 

  1. Staff Pre-season Information
    1. 2022 Wild Tule Impacts: Expected Distribution
    2. Season and Catch Expectations by Area
  2. In-season information
    1. Season Regulations and Catch/Impact Estimates by Area, including
      1. estimates of the total catch and the portion attributable to guided/chartered fishing trips, and
      2. mark rates through time

C. Public Comment

D. Committee Discussion and Possible Recommendations