Category Archives: Oregon Conservation News

Native Fish Society Action Alert – Crooked River

From the Native Fish Society Speak up on the need for fish passage, not mitigation, at Bowman Dam on the Crooked River A preliminary permit to add hydropower generation at Bowman Dam on the Crooked River has triggered Oregon’s fish … Continue reading

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Good News for Wild Fish!

From The Conservation Angler Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Takes Action to Protect Wild Steelhead and Salmon No Angling Sanctuaries Established to Protect Wild Steelhead Resting in Three Columbia River Thermal Refuges. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Support the John Day Steelhead Project

Steelhead anglers across the Pacific Northwest have likely already heard of the John Day River. With its headwaters on the western slopes of the Blue Mountains in Northeast Oregon, the John Day flows approximately 284 miles before emptying into the … Continue reading

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ReWild the Willamette Action Alert – Add Threatened Species to Endangered

FROM THE NATIVE FISH SOCIETY Over the last month, we longed to connect to our communities. Wild salmon also share that longing to connect to their homewaters. The drive is so strong that they swim hundreds of miles, evade numerous … Continue reading

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Spend a week on the Babine River this fall for just $100!

From The Native Fish Society British Columbia’s Babine River is the hallowed homewaters of some of the largest wild steelhead swimming on the planet. Don’t miss this week-long dream trip, including guided fishing with some of the best guides around, … Continue reading

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The Nehalem River—A Case Study of Coast Steelhead Decline

From the Native Fish Society Native Fish Society strives to restore abundant wild fish, free-flowing rivers, and thriving local communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. In March of 2020, Native Fish Society was contacted in regards to steelhead populations on the … Continue reading

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It’s All Home Water: Oregon Steelhead – Jeff Hickman

This article was published at Patagonia.com and written by Steve Duda. Steve Duda is Patagonia’s managing editor for fly fishing. Editor’s Note: For a window into a day in the life of wild steelhead activist Jeff Hickman, check out our … Continue reading

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Rising From the Ashes – Wild Steelheaders United and Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited, Wild Steelheaders United and North Fork Studios release new film on remarkable rebound of summer run steelhead in the Elwha River SEATTLE (April 20, 2020)—Summer run wild steelhead were thought to be extirpated from Washington’s Elwha River. But … Continue reading

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On this perfect morning in April – the Steelhead’s view of Covid-19

Author’s Note: I wrote this here article for your entertainment, and perhaps to offer food for thought. I make no claim regarding the veracity of numbers, logic, scientific accuracy, or commonsense. Since I am, at heart, and angler by genetic … Continue reading

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Thoughts About How to Approach Fly Fishing in Covid-19

This article first appeared April 8th on Meateater written by Joe Cermele. The last week of March Raritan Bay really caught fire. This 70,000-acre piece of water, part of the New York bight, is flanked by North Jersey and Staten … Continue reading

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Native Fish Society – Homewaters: Rise-Up! Online Auction

The Homewaters: Rise-Up! Online Auction begins THIS SATURDAY with the opening of Super Silent bidding. Register now for your chance to bid on some of our best Super Silent and Live Auction Items. REGISTER HERE Here’s a breakdown of the … Continue reading

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The Dean River for $100 – Native Fish Society Raffle

Steelheaders, forget your bucket list, this is a shot at the Holy Grail! Thanks to the remarkable generosity of one Native Fish Lifetime Member, we are raffling off a seven-day adventure for one angler to Hodson’s Dean River Lodge during … Continue reading

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Register NOW for the NFS Homewaters: Rise-Up Online Auction

Register NOW for the Homewaters: Rise-Up online auction, so you can bid on our best Silent, Super Silent and Live Item line-up yet! REGISTER HERE Unsure about how to register? Watch Native Fish Society’s Executive Director Mark Sherwood take you … Continue reading

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Conservation Angler Proposal for Thermal Angling Sanctuaries

Our hard working friends at the Conservation Angler need our help telling ODFW how important Thermal Angling Sanctuaries are to our wild steelhead populations. Please have a look at the post below and call in or write an email voicing … Continue reading

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The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour – March 3rd 2020

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7 PM – 9 PM Where: WildCraft Cider Works 232 Lincoln St, Eugene, Oregon 97401 Come and be inspired to get out on the water: The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour features … Continue reading

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