Throughout the southern half of their range, wild steelhead have experienced tremendous declines during the last century and a half. While many factors have contributed to their decline, overharvest in sport and commercial fisheries has been ubiquitous, and today most populations are depressed below 10% of their historic abundance. During…
In order to restore the abundance, distribution, diversity, and long term productivity of wild steelhead and their habitats to assure healthy stocks, hatchery programs need to be removed from management plans where ever possible. Plus, greater priority needs to be given to the long term sustainability of wild steelhead stocks….
Update on the Fish, Not Gold Campaign from campaign director Kim McDonald.
Take action to help mitigate against any future impacts to the North Fork Stillaguamish steelhead fishery and improve recovery of latest WSMZs.
2014 International Fly Fishing Film Tour in Seattle, Wednesday, April 9.