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Commercial fishing issues dominate port board meeting – No fishing zones within the Oregon marine reserves

No fishing zones within the Oregon marine reserves and commercial moorage rates were the focus of the July 16 Port of Siuslaw board meeting.  No fishing, crabbing or gathering of any kind is allowed within the boundaries of the five sites. The restrictions are currently in effect for four of the reserve sites, Redfish Rocks, Otter Rock, Cape Perpetua and Cascade Head. Restrictions on the fifth marine reserve site, Cape Falcon, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2016. Read more here 09:41

In ocean showdown, state appeals court upholds California’s landmark marine reserves network

In a significant victory for environmentalists and biologists who support the “no-fishing zones” designed to restore declining ocean species, the Fourth District Court of Appeal late Monday turned back a challenge by the Coastside Fishing Club, based in Martinez. The group had sued, arguing that the rules went too far and violated state law. continued