August 06, 2010

Senator Ron Wyden to Meet with Local Salmon Fishermen in Charleston on Wednesday, August 11

Seafood Watch Statements About Oregon Salmon will be a topic

Portland, OR – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden will meet with South Coast salmon fishermen on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, to discuss this year’s season, including the effects of statements by Seafood Watch about purchasing wild Oregon-caught salmon. Salmon fishermen are back on the ocean this year after three years of closures.

Who:                     Oregon Senator Ron Wyden;

Representatives of the commercial salmon fishing industry, including Jeff Reeves, salmon fisherman and vice chairman of the Oregon Salmon Commission; Jim Moore, salmon fisherman; Heath Hampel, Chuck’s Seafoods; Mark Fleck, Englund Marine Supply;  the International Port of Coos Bay and others.


What:                   Meeting with local fishermen and encourage consumers to buy Oregon fresh-caught salmon.


When:                  11 a.m., Wednesday, August 11, 2010


Where                  Chuck’s Seafoods

5055 Boat Basin Drive

 (541) 888-5525