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West Coast Cancels Salmon Fishing Season

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West Coast Cancels Salmon Fishing Season

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West Coast Cancels Salmon Fishing Season

West Coast Cancels Salmon Fishing Season

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The West Coast has seen a severe shortage of King Salmon in the past year, so lawmakers cancelled this year's salmon fishing season. Fishermen suffered under last year's shortage, and worry about how this summer's ban will affect their livelihood.

Veteran salmon fisherman Don Stanley of Half Moon Bay in California talks with Andrea Seabrook about his plans for riding out the season.