Compact: Columbia River Sockeye Run Downgraded 39 Percent From Preseason Forecast, Only 58,000 Fish; Nearly 7 Million Shad Crossing Bonneville Dam; Treaty Fishing Gets Another Two Days

Tribes will again fish in waters upstream of Bonneville Dam with next week — the second two-day commercial gillnet period for Treaty Tribes during this year’s summer chinook period. The two-state Columbia River Compact signed off Thursday, June 27, on the additional days as they also heard that the U.S. v Oregon Technical Advisory Committee, which met Monday, had downsized the anticipated run of sockeye salmon to 58,000 fish.

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