From Oregon to Mexico salmon season is no season

It doesn’t come as much of a surprise to fishermen on the West coast of the USA, but still the shock of being told that there will be no fishing this year is still something that sets them back.

The Pacific Fishery Management Council voted on Thursday to close the King Chinook fishery from lower Oregon down to Mexico, a decision that is designed to try and salvage what is left of the legendary California industry.

From San Francisco’s fabled Fisherman’s Wharf to the coastal towns of California and Oregon fears of a lifestyle on the verge of extinction are being expressed, as the total ban on fishing for salmon, the first time ever since the federal agency was created 22 years ago to manage the Pacific Coast fishery…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 9757360144 )-