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Wild Steelhead Coalition Concerned about Cooke Aquaculture’s Plans to Raise Steelhead in Net Pens in Puget Sound
The Wild Steelhead Coalition opposes Cooke Aquaculture’s application to transition its net pen operations to farming steelhead in Washington’s marine waters and is committed to working with our partners in the fishing, conservation, and tribal communities to pressure state agencies and elected officials to deny their application.
The winter edition of “The Osprey” is now available on your electronic newsstand and contains some great articles about important wild steelhead stories you need to know.
For more than two years, Andy Danylchuk and his team of scientists and volunteer anglers worked to conduct a catch and release study on British Columbia’s Bulkley River. We are proud to have financially supported this important effort and is excited to share the interesting results of this important study.
Senator Murray and Representatives Smith and Jayapal are working vigorously to ensure the demise of this destructive legislation and recently sent a letter to House and Senate leadership communicating their strong opposition to HR 3144.
WSC Board Member Josh Mills penned an impassioned editorial in Hatch Magazine titled “Sadistic Insanity on the Snake.” The piece poses a simple but poignant question – are the people fighting to maintain the failing status quo on the Snake too stupid or too evil to be in charge of managing an already teetering wild steelhead and salmon population?
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the literature of fly fishing, conservation, and FFI in the state of Washington, Jack Berryman, the 2nd president of the Wild Steelhead Coalition and current Trustee, received the Roderick Haig-Brown Award from Fly Fishers International.