Washington fishermen will get the first forecast for salmon runs in 2013 during a public meeting in Olympia March 1. The meeting is the annual kickoff of the salmon fishing season-setting process, also known as the North of Falcon process.
Staffers from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife will present initial forecasts that have been compiled by state and tribal biologists.
The meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m-3 p.m. in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia.
People attending the meeting will have an chance to talk to fishery managers about the pre-season forecasts …