March 27th, 2015

King of Fish

BY Rebecca Robins

Every year representatives from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Canada meet with ocean biologists and representatives from the Federal government and have a talk.  This is the North Pacific Fisheries Council and what they do — after examining the rivers between Sitka, Alaska and the coast of northern California and the ocean into which they flow, and then tabulating results of test fishing and mathematical formulas — is tell the U.S. salmon fishing fleet how many fish they are allowed to [...]