I thought I would update you on our meeting with Quinault tribe from yesterday. The Grays Harbor portion of our meeting did not go well.
We again offered to meet in the middle on the Chehalis coho forecast, but QIN would not agree to that “at this time”. Without an agreed to forecast, the meeting stalled without further discussion of Grays Harbor fisheries.
It would be really nice if the "co-managers" would actually co-manage and work together. The perception of the tribe would be somewhat more favorable, and region 6 would at least not look like a bunch of lap dogs. Usually, as in this time, it just a bunch of bull [Bleeeeep!].
... Propping up an obsolete fishing industry at the expense of sound fisheries management is irresponsible. -Sg