Conserving salmon for the future: San Juan Islands not reopening to salmon fishing this fall

Marine Area 7 Chinook catch and encounter estimates for July 1–7, 2021.
Preseason model of Stillaguamish impacts, and Preseason model with updated 2021 catch totals for MA-7. Categories reflect Mark-Selective Fishery landed catch (MSF Landed), Mark-Selective Fishery hooked, but not landed (MSF Drop Off), Mark-Selective Fishery sublegal (undersized) encounters (MSF Sublegal) and Mark-Selective Fishery catch-and-release (MSF Non-Retention). Non-Selective, Non-Retention refers to unmarked (wild origin) fish that are released.



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