Joint Staff Report Concerning Commercial Seasons for Spring Chinook, Steelhead, Sturgeon, Shad, Smelt, and Other Species and Miscellaneous Regulations for 2002


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 2002 management will begin at 10 AM, January 31, at the Water Resources Education Center located in Vancouver, Washington. The data and recommendations in this report were reviewed by members of the US vs Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).