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Updated 01/07/11

Two meetings are on tap regarding Columbia River spring chinook fishing seasons for 2011.

The Columbia River Recreational Advisory Group will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife office, 2108 Grand Blvd.

Among the topics will be the spring chinook fishery. While the meeting is public, it is for the advisers to talk with Oregon and Washington fishery staff members.

The public may listen, but generally are not allowed to comment.
This session should start to frame what types of salmon seasons are possible with the number of chinook available in 2011.

The big show will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Clackamas County Historical Society, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City.

Washington and Oregon officials will meet to discuss gillnet fishing plansand to adopt lower Columbia sturgeon and spring chinook sport fisheries, and the sturgeon fishery in the lower Willamette River.