ODFW’s Proposed Angling Regulation Change will harm Wild Sandy River chinook and Steelhead

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

2019 Report on Columbia and Snake River Wild Steelhead and Salmon Returns

The Conservation Angler has analyzed the 2019 wild steelhead and salmon return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers. While final analysis is not possible, this detailed snapshot will provide a fairly crisp idea of where things stand. Here is the link to the Report. 2019 Report on Columbia and Snake River Wild Steelhead and Salmon … Continue reading 2019 Report on Columbia and Snake River Wild Steelhead and Salmon Returns

Act Now! Help Protect Healthy Populations of Salmon

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

Restoring dwindling steelhead, salmon populations in Beaver Creek is goal of fish ladder

Bruce Eddy, manager of the ODFW’s East Region, noted that the project has been in the works for a number of years and said he is delighted that it is coming to fruition.  “We are excited to see it get going,” Eddy said.  A biologist, Eddy said it is his hope that making spawning grounds … Continue reading Restoring dwindling steelhead, salmon populations in Beaver Creek is goal of fish ladder

Conservation Measures for Tribal and Non-Tribal Commercial Fisheries

To:      Jeromy Jording, NOAA Fisheries Stuart Ellis, CRITFC and TAC Chair John Long, WDFW Tucker Jones, ODFW   Fr:       David Moskowitz, The Conservation Angler Dt:       May 16, 2017 Re:      Conservation Measures for Tribal and Non-Tribal Commercial Fisheries _________________________________________________________________ The purpose of this memo is to propose a series of conservation measures to apply to the … Continue reading Conservation Measures for Tribal and Non-Tribal Commercial Fisheries

Memo to Columbia River Compact and the States of Washington, Oregon and Idaho Regarding Wild Steelhead Conservation Crisis

Respectfully submitted by The Conservation Angler Pete Soverel, President David Moskowitz, Executive Director Bill M. Bakke, Director of Science and Conservation Bill McMillan, Researcher and Archivist The Conservation Angler (TCA) shares the grave concerns about the health of the wild steelhead, particularly the health of B-run summer steelhead based on the 2017 pre-season forecasts presented … Continue reading Memo to Columbia River Compact and the States of Washington, Oregon and Idaho Regarding Wild Steelhead Conservation Crisis