Fishermen Concerned About Klamath Caused Fishing Shut-down Rally in Oregon and California
29 Mar 2006 21:38 GMT
Last night several hundred commercial, tribal and sports fishermen, concerned by a proposed salmon fishing shut down due to low runs on the Klamath River, convened on the meeting of the of the Pacific Fisheries Management Council in Santa Rosa, CA and a meeting with the govenor in Salem, OR. Fishermen demanded for the government to" Fix the Klamath". This comes on the heels of a major court decision that the government's plan for Coho Salmon on the Klamath, which came the year over 68,000 salmon died on the Klamath, was illegal.