Commission approves coastal coho, fall chinook seasons

Posted by OCVA / June 8, 2009

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved a wild coho salmon season for four coastal rivers this fall based on predictions of a large coho return to the coastal rivers and streams.

At the same time, the Commission adopted emergency regulations for the fall chinook salmon that close some rivers and reduce the harvest limits on many others. For the second year in a row biologists are predicting poor returns of fall chinook to Oregon’s coast……….

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