Originally Posted By: Salmo g.

This notion that WDFW can have its cake and eat it too (meaning achieve wild chinook conservation goals and have maximum production and resultant slaughter of returning hatchery chinook in sport and gillnet fisheries is dysfuctional, not to mention it wastes agency and public time and resources.

Not gonna disagree there.

If conservation and HSRG benchmarks are truly going to be prioritized, people need to get used to the reality that fishin' there ain't gonna be like it was.
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