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Blood, guts and albacore
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Blood, guts and albacore
Netflix ‘Battlefish’ series gives glimpse into gritty world of West Coast commercial albacore fishing

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Fish commission reviewing Columbia salmon report

OLYMPIA — A report on the results of a 5-year-old policy that banned gillnetting and prioritized sport salmon fishing on the Columbia River will be a focus of discussion during an upcoming meeting of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission...

Christa Svensson begins term on fishery council
Christa Svensson begins term on fishery council

ILWACO — Christa Svensson, fleet manager at Jessie’s Ilwaco Fish Company/Alber Seafoods since last year, was sworn in last week as a member of the regional Pacific Fishery Management Council.

The PFMC directs NOAA Fisheries on the...

Ocean salmon fishery reopening Sunday and Monday

ILWACO — Marine Area 1 out of Ilwaco will reopen for two more days of salmon fishing on Sunday, Sept. 2, and Monday, Sept. 3, for Chinook and hatchery coho salmon fishing.

Enough quota is available for two more days of salmon fishing, the...