Prepping for salmon: Truncated season a response to drought, conservation efforts

pillar point jim andersonInstead of a typical flurry of commercial fishermen prepping for the start of salmon season next weekend, the docks at Pillar Point Harbor have been relatively calm — despite regional indications there are bountiful populations of the drought-impacted fish. The length of commercial seasons are determined by the health of the fishery. This Bay Area season will run May 1 through Aug. 29, with nearly two weeks of blackout dates. Although the season could have potentially been longer based,,, Read the rest here 12:56

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