And…while we’re at it, ODFW and NOAA just kicked out an ACTION NOTICE for commercial salmon trollers…
8/11/14 ACTION NOTICE – Commercial Troll Salmon: NOAA Fisheries in consultation with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Pacific Fishery Management Council has taken in-season action with respect to the commercial troll salmon fishery in the area from Humbug Mountain to the Oregon-California Border.
ACTIONS TAKEN: The following actions have been taken in the commercial troll salmon fishery from Humbug Mountain to the Oregon-California Border scheduled to re-open August 13:
* The single daily landing and possession limit remains 15 Chinook per vessel.
* The open days are adjusted to August 13-15 (Wednesday-Friday of this week only), and remain Wednesday and Thursday of each following week until further notice.
* A conference call will be scheduled early next week to assess the landings from this opening and consider any additional changes needed.
Vessels are required to land and deliver all catch from this fishery within 24 hours into the ports of Brookings, Gold Beach, or Port Orford. All vessels landing from this fishery are required to report their catch within one hour of landing or prior to transport away from the point of landing by calling (541)867-0300 ext. 252 with vessel name and documentation number, number of salmon by species, and time and location of delivery.