5. The management of Chinook stocks in the Chehalis Basin is in such disarray that Chehalis fall Chinook have only exceeded the minimum escapement goal twice in the previous 11 years and only 3 of the last 15 years.
This is complete failure of management. Ron Warren was very defensive and unprofessional when I pointed this out at the NOF meeting.
... Propping up an obsolete fishing industry at the expense of sound fisheries management is irresponsible. -Sg