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Wild winter steelhead enter our coastal rivers in a more mature condition and closer to spawn timing with fish sometimes caught within hours to days of freshwater entry or in their holding and spawning areas. This vulnerable condition makes them susceptible to loss in fry production by improper handling practices and exposure to air. Let’s work together to reduce our impact by keeping wild steelhead underwater. Infographic courtesy of Rich Simms.
A Senate bill proposed during the current legislative session could have serious repercussions for advocates of wild salmon and steelhead in Washington state, and for the wild fish they’re working to recover.
Senate Bill 5551 Summary: Deny wild fish organizations state Salmon Recovery Funding Board contributions if they have brought legal action against the state concerning hatchery production within ten calendar years.
The Wild Steelhead Coalition is proud to present a seven-city film tour in fall of 2014 featuring North Fork Studios/Shane Anderson’s Wild Reverence.
In advance of their July 29, 2014 hearing, tell the WA Senate Natural Resources Committee that you support wild steelhead recovery in Puget Sound.
Show your support for wild steelhead in Puget Sound at a State Senate Natural Resources Committee Meeting on July 29, 2014 in Olympia, WA.
Four conservation groups have filed a 60-day notice letter to three federal agencies as well as officials of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s salmon hatchery alleging violations of the Endangered Species Act.