Sandy River Morning Photo by Marty Sheppard The ODFW Proposal can be found here along with information about how to comment. Please read TCA's detailed analysis of the ODFW Proposal here. Public Comments on this proposed rule are due by May 26, 2020 You can open our Action Alert here and forward it to your … Continue reading ODFW’s Proposed Angling Regulation Change will harm Wild Sandy River chinook and Steelhead
These Comments to Columbia and Snake River Dam Operators from Five Former Idaho Fish and Game Commissioners - Urging Removal of the Lower Snake River Dams to Recover Wild Steelhead and Salmon in the Snake River Country of Oregon, Washington and Idaho deserve our attention and thanks. The Columbia and Snake River Dam DEIS Comments … Continue reading Compelling Comments on the Columbia River DEIS from Idaho
Washington State is proposing a flood control dam on the Chehalis River - Washington's longest undammed river - to cover up decades of poor land use decisions and practices. A graphic view of the proposed flood control dam. There is no damn way we will support a dam on the Chehalis. Please read the Action … Continue reading It is the wrong Damned Time For A New Dam
Public Meeting on Thermal Angling Sanctuaries Wednesday March 25 @5:30 PM PST ODFW will hold a virtual public meeting to present proposed protective regulations governing cold water refugia sites along the Columbia including Eagle Creek, Herman Creek and the Deschutes River confluence and hear from the interested public (that is you!) When: Wednesday March 25 … Continue reading Stand up for Cold Water Refugia and Wild Steelhead Conservation
Conservation Angler advocates for wild steelhead protection in cold water refugia.
2019 has been a tough year for the wild steelhead and salmon that we love. The Conservation Angler’s mix of policy analysis and aggressive advocacy based on the best available science held ground in many cases, but true “victories” for wild fish were difficult to come by. Please read our assessment of our accomplishments and … Continue reading 2019 End-of-Year Report on Wild Fish Conservation Activities
It is time for anglers to renew their faith in nature and in wild fish - time to put in some effort to benefit wild fish.
Read the full article from Bob Hooton in Steelhead Voices. The news of the conservation status of Thompson River steelhead is obviously well disseminated through the community of those who know about these remarkable fish. Even the Department of Fisheries and Oceans appears to have agreed they needed to “do something”. And, what might that … Continue reading Illusions
Public outcry against the EPA has been substantial after it reversed its prior ruling that the proposed Pebble Mine would irretrievably damage multiple Bristol Bay rivers and place the world’s most productive salmon region at grave risk. Here is TCA's letter that was sent to the EPA regarding that decision.
Representative Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) recently introduced a bill that, if passed into law, would quicken wild salmon's spiral toward extinction. We need your help to send a strong, clear message that opposes this damaging bill and demonstrates strong public support for protecting healthy populations of wild salmon and steelhead and a restored lower Snake River. … Continue reading Act Now! Help Protect Healthy Populations of Salmon