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Lower Columbia select-area gillnetting delayed a week

Oregon and Washington fishery managers this week delayed commercial gillnet fishing in select areas by one week until more is known about the size of this year’s spring Chinook run. The select area fishery in the lower Columbia River has been shut down since March 31 due to the continued presence of upriver spring Chinook, but the Columbia River Compact had scheduled the fishery to open for two short days this week. Those openings are now rescinded. Read the rest here 11:36