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"Be happy with what we've got"

Two women in white overalls and heavy rubber gloves holding a pair of king salmon.
Princess Captain Heather Sears and employee Caitlin Nell hold up a pair of king salmon caught last August off of Little River.

Local fishermen, gear suppliers adjusting to life without salmon this season.

Local fishermen weren’t surprised by last week’s announcement that there won’t be a salmon season this year. The fishery was effectively shut down before it started, in coastal waters and inland, for commercial and recreational fishermen alike. Now boat captains and others who make their living from the water are setting a different course.

We'll hear from commercial and recreational fishermen, as well as a key local fishing retail outlet, about how they're pivoting...

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Sarah Reith came to Mendocino County in 2008 and worked as a reporter and freelancer, joining KZYX as a community news reporter in 2017. She became the KZYX News Director in March, 2023.