There is a lot of smoke and mirrors to give the NT nets more days on the water at the expense of the sport fishermen. I don't see how RW can stand there in front of everyone and say some of the things he does. You can roll the same turd in sugar over and over, it will never taste good.
The management objective for Chehalis chinook is to meet the escapement goal, only 3 out of 15 years has this happened, and based on what I've seen the last 3 or 4 years I would guess it was pure luck. How long does it take for the manager to be held accountable? Total failure.
... Propping up an obsolete fishing industry at the expense of sound fisheries management is irresponsible. -Sg