King Salmon Closures: Feds recommend severe restrictions on Pacific Coast Chinooks

On Friday, federal regulators recommended that the National Marine Fisheries Service reduce sport fishing and virtually shut down commercial fishing for king salmon along a 700-mile stretch of the Oregon and Northern California coastline. In reaction, some 400 commercial fishermen rallied at Oregon's Coos Bay Board Walk yesterday, calling for federal disaster relief. Meanwhile, an Oregon congressman asked Governor Ted Kulongoski to reject the federal recommendation. These three links cover the story.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060407/sc_nm/environment_salmon_ban_dc
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/266221_shrinkingsalmon11.html
http://www.medfordnews.com/articles/index.cfm?artOID=329770&cp=10996