federal


Bills seek to provide $140M to fishing fleets– Times Standard Huffman: Legislation could provide $140M in relief left out of spending bill By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Wednesday, May 3, 2017 After Congress chose not to include millions in disaster relief funds for West Coast fishing fleets in its newest […]

Bills seek to provide $140M to fishing fleets 5/5/2017


Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for the remainder of 2017. In the Klamath Management Zone, which is the area between the Oregon/California border and Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. […]

CDFW-Low Salmon Projections Lead to Fisheries Restrictions, Some Closures in ...


Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017 (PST) by The Columbia Basin Bulletin U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Wednesday determined there are commercial fishery failures for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington. In recent years, each of these fisheries experienced sudden and unexpected large decreases in […]

Department of Commerce Declares Fisheries Failures for Nine West Coast ...



Federal judge calls for collaborative approach to reduce fish deaths By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Monday, January 30, 2017 A federal judge is set to issue an order in the coming weeks for two federal agencies and a group of local tribes and environmental organizations to work together to develop […]

Judge set to order feds, tribes to work together on ...


Huffman works with Yurok Tribe on funding for fisheries disaster-Times Standard Yurok significantly affected by low runs By Natalya Estrada, nestrada@times-standard.com, @natedoge4412 on Twitter Wednesday, February 1, 2017 The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker declared a fisheries disaster for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, Washington and California in January. Of […]

Huffman to Focus on Yurok Tribe and Fisheries Closures 2/2/2017