15. During the delay caused by the separate processes mandated by NMFS,

the states were forced to shut down a small commercial fishery that
targeted a Willamette River hatchery chinook run. The states also closed
their lower river recreational salmon fishery targeting on the
Willamette River hatchery fish.
— However, the permit allowed remaining state fisheries to use 0.5
percent of the total 9 percent impacts, thus allowing tribal fisheries
to use 8.5 percent of the impacts. This, say state officials, severely
constrains the ability of the states to …

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