"No negative impacts to recreational harvest opportunity were identified."

Sounds like river recreational fisheries continue to be at best secondary fisheries that are only given access to those fish that are not caught in the "nets" or marine recreational fisheries.

Thought the following was insightful -

"The principal reason for adopting the
changes is that they are responsive to comments provided by commercial industry representatives during the last comment period associated with the rule making process, while
maintaining appropriate conservation and harvest opportunity allocation objectives."

Have to wonder if they would nearly as responsive to comments provided to the recreational during the last comment period.