Klamath Chinook Run Could Be Worst Ever

Mar 24, 2017

Salmon runs into the region's rivers fluctuate quite a bit from year to year. 

Credit Riccardo Rossi, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15140983

But the forecast for the chinook salmon run returning to the Klamath River this year is just plain awful.  If the forecast proves true, it will be the smallest chinook run in recorded history. 

Which presents the Pacific Fishery Management Council with few options, none of them attractive for people who want to catch the fish. 

PFMC deputy director Mike Burner joins us with the alternatives and news of where people can give input to the decisions pending.