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In this photo taken Monday, July 22, 2019, chinook salmon is seen after being unloaded at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in more than a decade, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state's historic drought. It's a sharp reversal for chinook salmon, also known as king salmon, an iconic fish that helps sustain many Pacific Coast fishing communities. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Ocean salmon fishing off California coast halted until 2024

The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Friday that the rest of the 2022-23 salmon fishing season off the Pacific Coast between Cape Falcon in northern Oregon and the Mexican border was canceled. Salmon fishing off California was halted until 2024. Published March 14, 2023