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Help Score a Big Win for Wild Steelhead in Congress

Help secure a generational congressional win for wild steelhead and sportsmen across America by contacting your members of Congress and encouraging them to vote yes on the Natural Resources Management Act.

Posted by: | February 11, 2019 | Comments: 0

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  • WSC Position on Wild Steelhead Harvest

    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…

    Category: WSC Positions | Posted by: natasha | December 2, 2011 | Comments: 0
  • WSC Position on Steelhead Hatcheries

    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….

    Category: WSC Positions | Posted by: natasha | July 21, 2011 | Comments: 0
  • Wild Steelhead Coalition calls on DNR, Commissioner of Public Lands Franz and Governor Inslee to block Puget Sound fish farm proposal 

    The Wild Steelhead Coalition is extremely disappointed that the Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved Cooke Aquaculture’s application to farm “steelhead” in Washington’s public waters and is calling on the state to block Cooke’s latest misguided fish farm proposal.

    Category: In the News | Posted by: Paul Moinester | January 23, 2020 | Comments: 0
  • The Clearwater Closure: A New Direction is Needed for Snake River Steelhead

    Near the end of September, the Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG) Commission voted to close the season on the Clearwater River and a portion of the Snake River within the state’s border. It is our hope that the closure this Fall is the final alarm call that wakes up the public, fishery managers and the angling community to the desperate situation steelhead, and salmon, face in the Columbia and Snake River systems.

    Category: WSC Updates | Posted by: Paul Moinester | December 20, 2019 | Comments: 0
  • WSC Supports OP Enforcement

    The Wild Steelhead Coalition was honored to donate a brand new raft, oars, trail cameras, and spotting scopes to the WDFW Law Enforcement Program on the Olympic Peninsula to support their critical efforts to defend and protect our shared natural resources in that vast, wild landscape.

    Category: WSC Updates | Posted by: Paul Moinester | December 12, 2019 | Comments: 0