North of Falcon
Each year state, federal and tribal fishery managers gather to plan the Northwest's recreational and commercial salmon fisheries. This series of meetings – involving representatives from federal, state and tribal governments and recreational and commercial fishing industries – is known as the North of Falcon process.
North of Falcon frequently asked questions
Learn more about the North of Falcon process with this FAQ.
Public meeting schedule
Numerous public meetings are held throughout the North of Falcon process.
State-tribal meeting schedule
These meetings are government-to-government negotiations and are closed to the public.
Season summaries and agreed fisheries
See annual statewide salmon season summaries and agreed fisheries.
Forecasts and model runs
See the latest preseason forecasts for a variety of salmon species.
Submit public comments on the North of Falcon salmon season proposals.
Read documents and communications provided by NOAA Fisheries and the Pacific Fishery Management Council.