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February 16, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Dangers to salmon recovery: Loss of salmon habitat to blame, not gill-netting

Ron Judd used just about every stereotype and mischaracterization of treaty tribal salmon fisheries in his article that appeared in Pacific NW Magazine [“40 years after Boldt, the fight goes on over fewer and fewer fish,” Feb. 7]. All fisheries, including mark-selective sport fisheries, incidentally kill non-targeted species. We manage fisheries so that they…

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