2011 Joint Staff Report: Stock Status and Fisheries for Spring Chinook, Summer Chinook, Sockeye, Steelhead, and Other Species, and Miscellaneous Regulations


This report describes winter/spring and summer season fisheries in the mainstem Columbia River and includes a summary of 2010 winter/spring and summer fisheries and management guidelines and expectations for 2011 salmon and summer steelhead returns and fisheries. This is the second report of an annual series produced by the Joint Columbia River Management Staff of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) prior to each major Columbia River Compact/Joint State hearing. A Compact hearing for the 2011 winter/spring and summer management season is scheduled for 10 AM, Tuesday February 8, 2011 at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, Oregon. Members of the US v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have reviewed this report.