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We recommend the following six books to help you get started in understanding the plight of wild steelhead and salmon in the Pacific Northwest and the complicated nature of their management.
Send a thank you message to Washington Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Director Phil Anderson, Jim Scott, and Ron Warren for listening to your voice and using the best available science to make the tough management decision to discontinue the Snider Creek Steelhead Suppplementation Program on the Sol Duc River….
Anglers are required to pay an additional $8.75 for an endorsement on their WDFW fishing license fee to fish for salmon or steelhead on the Columbia River and its tributaries in Washington state. How are these extra angling fees being utilized for the benefit of wild steelhead recovery?
WSC has identified concerns regarding wild steelhead oversight on the Skagit after review of the draft report “Stock Status and Harvest Management Plan for Steelhead Returning to the Skagit River for the 2011-2012 Run Period”.
Anglers are utilized to harvest excess hatchery steelhead to protect endangered wild stocks. Analysis of catch data from the Upper Columbia reflects the outcomes of these efforts for the 2010-11 fishery season.
These comments about the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) 2012-13 Sportfishing Rules Change Proposal were submitted to the WDFW on December 30, 2011.