Oregon officials have placed a sea lion trap above Bonneville Dam to try to catch at least three California sea lions that have darted through the dam's locks.
Columbia River tribes asked the Oregon and Washington fish and wildlife departments to place the new trap above Bonneville, where tribal fishing grounds predominate. The new trap is placed at The Dalles Marina.
Oregon and Washington are authorized to kill California sea lions spotted eating salmon near the dam, if they don't respond to non-lethal hazing and visit the dam at least five times.
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National Fisherman Live: 10/21/14
In this episode:
North Pacific Council adjusts observer program
Fishermen: bluefin fishing best in 10 years
Catch limit raised for Bristol Bay red king crab
Canadian fishermen fight over lobster size rules
River conference addresses Dead Zone cleanup
National Fisherman Live: 10/7/14
In this episode, National Fisherman Publisher Jerry Fraser talks about the 1929 dragger Vandal.
NOAA and its fellow Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds.
The Golden Gate Salmon Association will host its 4th Annual Marin County Dinner at Marin Catholic High School, 675 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield on Friday, Oct 10, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.