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2009-04-09 12:40:00

Federal fisheries managers announced on Wednesday that California's commercial chinook salmon fishing season will be called off again after a record low number of fish returned to spawn last year.

2008-10-27 15:00:15

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC), which will meet in San Diego November 3-7 to vote on a preferred alternative for an Individual Quota system, released a report detailing potential impacts of an unbalanced plan.

2008-06-16 15:00:20

By Winston Ross, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jun. 13--West Coast groundfishermen can expect a major change in the way they're allowed to catch fish in the coming years, after a preliminary decision Thursday from the Pacific Fishery Management Council.

2008-04-09 18:00:00

Key advisers pushed Tuesday for a near-complete closure of the Pacific Ocean salmon fishery off the Oregon and California coasts, leaving room only for extremely limited commercial trolling and sportfishing.

2006-04-07 18:31:37

By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Federal regulators recommended on Friday severely scaling back salmon fishing this year along most of the Oregon and Northern California coastline to preserve shrinking Chinook salmon populations.

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2006-04-07 06:14:24

Federal regulators voted Thursday to severely restrict salmon fishing off the coasts of Oregon and Northern California this summer to protect dwindling populations in the Klamath River.

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2005-06-15 07:13:45

Federal regulators are preparing to vote on a plan to protect deep water corals and other sensitive fish habitat that will likely include a permanent ban on bottom trawling in large tracts of the Pacific Ocean.


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