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North of Falcon Salmon fishery discussions begin Mar. 1

 


Anglers, commercial fishers and others interested in Washington state salmon fisheries can get a preview of this year’s salmon returns and potential fishing seasons during a public meeting on March 1.

Kicking off the annual salmon season-setting process, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will present initial forecasts - compiled by state and tribal biologists - of 2013 salmon returns. Expected Alaskan and Canadian harvests are also considered as fishery managers and the public consider fishing seasons that will meet conservation goals for all salmon stocks.

The meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington S...



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