2014 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 14, 2014

Pages: 68

Author(s): Joint Columbia River Management Staff

Introduction

This report describes fall fisheries in the mainstem Columbia River and includes a summary of 2013 management guidelines and fisheries, and expectations for 2014 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 2014 fall management period is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday July 29, 2014 at the Clark Regional Wastewater District (8000 52nd Court, Vancouver, Washington). Members of the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have reviewed this report.