Tag archive for: WDFW
The Wild Steelhead Coalition is proud to be a funding partner of WDFW’s Hoh River Steelhead Research Program, a years-long effort to better understand steelhead biology and ecology, fill information gaps needed for steelhead management, and improve resiliency of steelhead populations.
The fishing might be tough these days, but as anglers we have a responsibility to help fund the management and conservation of our state’s fish and wildlife. We have the chance to do help make that happen tomorrow in Olympia at a hearing about House Bill 1647.
This month, WDFW designated the Elwha and Nisqually rivers as Wild Steelhead Gene Banks, which is welcome news, but the entire Skagit should be designated as well.
Apply today for a chance to serve on a new WDFW Advisory Group tasked with helping identify a new Wild Steelhead Gene Bank in north Puget Sound.
Steelhead Country is a six episode series that explores the rise and the fall of angling for wild steelhead in Washington State.
Please take a minute to tell WDFW that they should designate the Skagit as a wild steelhead gene bank. More than any other single watershed, the Skagit is the cornerstone for restoring Puget Sound Steelhead, so we cannot afford to miss the opportunity to make it a wild steelhead sanctuary.