2012 Joint Staff Report Concerning Stock Status and Fisheries for Sturgeon and Smelt

Category: Management and Conservation

Published: January 19, 2012

Pages: 47

Introduction

This report describes sturgeon and smelt fisheries in the mainstem Columbia River and includes summaries of stock status, current management plans and guidelines, and past management actions and strategies. This report is part of an annual series produced by the Joint Columbia River Management Staff of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Members of the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have reviewed this report.