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Concepts proposed in hopes of keeping salmon fishing open

New regulations can’t guarantee no emergency closures

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RIDGEFIELD — State officials have unveiled nine new-look concepts for managing fall salmon angling in 2023 at Buoy 10 and in the Columbia River downstream of Bonneville Dam with a goal of avoiding last year’s closure fiasco during most of September.

And, based on testimony at a public meeting here Tuesday, it appears limiting chinook salmon retention to hatchery-origin fish at Buoy 10 is the choice of sportsmen for keeping the season open.

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