2013 Joint Staff Report: Stock Status And Fisheries for Fall Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Chum Salmon, Summer Steelhead, and White Sturgeon

Category: Management and Conservation

Published: July 11, 2013

Pages: 65

Author(s): Joint Columbia River Management Staff

Introduction

This report describes fall fisheries in the mainstem Columbia River and includes a summary of 2012 management guidelines and fisheries, and expectations for 2013 fall fish runs and fisheries. This report is part of an annual series of reports produced by the Joint Columbia River Management Staff of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) prior to each major Columbia River Compact hearing. The first Columbia River Compact hearing of the 2013 fall management period is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday July 25 in the 3rd floor meeting room at the Wahkiakum County courthouse (64 Main Street) in Cathlamet, Washington. Members of the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have reviewed this report.