A public hearing on state and federal
regulations and conformance measures for the
upcoming commercial salmon season will be held
at 10 a.m. on April 21 in Sacramento.
The teleconference hearing will take place at
the Department of Fish and Game’s office at
1416 9th St., Room 1206.
The teleconference hearing, which can be
reached by phoning (916) 274-2918, is for
receiving public comment and is required under
Fish and Game Code.
Recommendations for the federal regulations
were developed by the Pacific Fishery
Management Council on April 7 and forwarded to
the U.S. secretary of commerce for
implementation by May 1.
DFG is proposing regulatory changes to enforce
the federal landing and possession limits
stipulated in the PFMC’s recommendations for
the 2006 commercial salmon fishery.
The PFMC recommendations await approval by the
National Marine Fisheries Service.
E-mails comments will be accepted at
Written comments must be received at the above
address by 8 a.m. on April 24.