No Salmon For You!
Put away your fishing rods, anglers--chinook salmon are off limits this year. The Pacific Fishery Management Council cancelled California's usual May to October harvest yesterday (both commercial and recreational) because of plummeting populations. As the fish regroup over the summer, don't be surprised if you have to pay more for that smoked salmon dinner.
Ready for some good news? Pick up a copy of the May/June issue of Sierra magazine to find out why Alaska’s salmon continue to thrive.