Commission meets Jan. 18 in Salem

Rogue River- Upper - Medford, OR (Jackson County)


The Fish and Wildlife Commission meets Friday, Jan. 18 at ODFW Headquarters in Salem, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE.

The meeting begins at 8 a.m. and follows this agenda.

A livestream of the meeting will be available at ODFW’s Commission page.

The Commission will be asked to:

  • Adopt annual updates to the schedule of damages used in assessing commercial fishing violations.
  • Deny or initiate rulemaking for a petition that seeks to amend existing angling regulations for naturally produced spring Chinook salmon in the Rogue River. Before this agenda item, ODFW staff will brief the Commission on the Comprehensive Assessment and Update for the Rogue Spring Chinook Salmon Conservation Plan. The assessment documents implementation of key actions in the conservation plan, increasing returns of naturally produced spring Chinook salmon, and additional proposed actions that will contribute to achieving desired status.
  • Consider fish ticket, dressed fish, and other housekeeping rule amendments for commercial fisheries in the Columbia River and Select Areas.
  • Appoint members to the Commercial Fishery Permit board.

Public testimony for topics not on the agenda will be held first thing Friday morning, just after the adoption of temporary rules. Persons seeking to testify on issues not on the formal agenda may do so by making arrangements with the ODFW Director’s Office, at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting, by calling 800-720-6339 or 503-947-6044.

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