Even under the stingiest of three options being considered, commercial
and sport fishers along the coast of Oregon, Washington and California
should be able to bring home as many chinook and more coho salmon than
they were allotted last year.
The range of ocean fishing options being considered could represent
the biggest potential catch of both coho and chinook since 1993, according
to Dr. John Coon, salmon fishery management coordinator for the Pacific
Fishery Management Council. …