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
Issue One: Increased water temperature combined with sediment impact on charr survival Issue Two: Options for Hatchery Production: Harvest or Recovery Issue Three: Oregon Legislature Kills Wildlife Policy Improvement Bill Issue Four: Kicking the Habit
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
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
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
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
The attached is a letter to ODFW from Bill Bakke and David Moskowitz of The Conservation Angler with their comment on the 2017 Columbia River Fishery Structure. We are pleased with your request for recommendations on the Columbia River Fall Fishery. Oregon Department Fish and Wildlife presented the following context for the 2017 Columbia … Continue reading Comment on 2017 Columbia River Fishery Structure