Please take this opportunity to speak up for the Skagit, its wild steelhead, and the thousands of anglers that want the Skagit to reclaim its mantle as a crown jewel of the steelheading world.
Please take a few minutes to review NMFS’s Proposed Evaluation and Pending Determination (PEPD) on the effects of the harvest of natural-origin steelhead in the Skagit River and submit your comments before January 8th.
Wild steelhead give us so much and ask for nothing in return, but they desperately need our help. This Giving Tuesday give back to the fish that gives us so much by making a donation to the Wild Steelhead Coalition.
In the autumn of 2017, British Columbia’s Thompson steelhead returns were estimated at under 200 fish, by far the lowest return on record. Please take a minute to encourage Fisheries and Oceans Canada to not repeat its mistakes in 2018.
Please take action and submit comments to WDFW by November 30, 2017 expressing opposition to several proposals put forth by WDFW in 2017 during the Freshwater Regulations phase of the agency’s Sport Fishing Rule Simplification Process.
During the 2017 legislative session, the legislature passed a proviso that directed WDFW to explore alternative structures for guide licensing. The legislative proviso instructed WDFW to hold public meetings on both the Olympic Peninsula and in the Klickitat River area, but the department has scheduled four additional meetings.