Joint Staff Report Concerning Commercial Seasons for Spring Chinook, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Shad, Smelt, and Other Species and Miscellaneous Regulations for 2004


This report is the second in an annual series the Joint Columbia River Management Staff of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) produces prior to each major Columbia River Compact hearing. The second Compact hearing for 2004 management will begin at 10 AM, Thursday February 5, at the Museum of the Oregon Territory located in Oregon City, Oregon. The data and recommendations in this report were reviewed by members of the US v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).