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TitleFifth and sixth annual reports to the governor, 1891-1892
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1893
AuthorsOregon. State Board of Fish Commissioners
Call NumberOSU Libraries: Valley SH11 .O72, Digital Open Access
KeywordsAlsea River estuary, Big Elk Creek, catch statistics, Columbia River estuary, commercial fisheries, Coos River estuary, Coquille River estuary, economics, environmental policy and law, general, hatchery salmonids, methodology, natural resource management, Nehalem River estuary, Nestucca River estuary, Siletz Bay, Siuslaw River estuary, Tillamook estuary, Umpqua River estuary, Yaquina Bay, Yaquina River
Notes"Umpqua river. -One cannery in operation; pack, about 12,000 cases; used fresh, 20,000 pounds. There are 50 men engaged in fishing, the cannery taking all the fish except those used fresh. Siuslaw river .-Two canneries were operated this season, packing about 18,000 cases. About 350 barrels will be salted, and 10,000 pounds used fresh. There are 60 men engaged in fishing, some of them going from the Columbia river after the season closed.Alsea bay.-One cannery in operation this season, packing 3,600 cases; there will be about 100 barrels salted. Yaquina river. -No cannery in operation this year. There are 52 men engaged in fishing, including 12 oystermen. Of the salmon caught there will be about 600 barrels salted, and about 125,000 pounds shipped fresh. The oyster fisheries are not improving to any great extent, the amount for the past year being 1,217 sacks, containing two bushels each. The greater portion of these were shipped to San Francisco. On the Siletz, Salmon, and Nestucca rivers no fishing was done except for home consumption. The catch of the streams combined may reach 50,000 pounds." (6th report, 1892, p.33-34) In addition to the Annual Reports, gives the fish laws and game laws of Oregon.