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Recommendations on restructuring lower Columbia River fisheries available for review online

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A proposed plan to restructure salmon and sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River is now available for review on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) website.

The recommendations, available at http://, were developed by a work group made up of representatives from Washington and Oregon. The group finalized the recommendations Nov. 15 during a meeting in Seaside, Ore.

The work group - assembled at the request of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber - worked since early September on the recommendations, which will now be considered by both states’ fish and wildlife commissions.

Key provisions of the proposed plan, “Man...

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