Sacramento Bee reports “Devastated Salmon Population Likely to Result in Fishing Restrictions
A February 29 article in The Sacramento Bee reports that the the number of fall run salmon existing in the ocean has fallen dramatically. As a consequence there will continue to be severe fishing restrictions. They note:
Commercial anglers already struggling amid closure of Dungeness crab season
Poor ocean and river conditions to blame for population decline
2008, 2009 salmon-fishing closures caused estimated economic losses of $549 million
NEVADA IRRIGATION DISTRICT CONTINUES TO DO NOTHING ON HEMPHILL DAM TO HELP SALMON REACH SPAWNING GRAVELS, AND SALMON INCH CLOSER TO EXTINCTION WHILE NID FIDDLES AND BURNS OVER BUILDING CENTENNIAL DAM, AN UNNEEDED DAM IN THE “AGE OF DAM REMOVAL”!