2013 Joint Staff Report Concerning Stock Status and Fisheries for Sturgeon and Smelt

Category: Management and Conservation

Published: January 15, 2013

Pages: 49

Author(s): Joint Columbia River Management Staff

Introduction

This report describes sturgeon and smelt populations in the mainstem Columbia River and includes a review of fisheries, 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 & Wildlife (ODFW) and Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW). Members of the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have reviewed this report.