Columbia & Snake River Wild Steelhead in Crisis


From The Conservation Angler

Compelling commentary on the Columbia River’s Wild Steelhead Crisis from Rich Simms, co-founder of the Wild Steelhead Coalition. Read it HERE.

Dean Finnerty, Director of Trout Unlimited’s Wild Steelheaders United! Read it HERE.

Both organizations make the case to close some steelhead fisheries amid record-low returns, as well as issue a call to action to anglers who are passionate about wild steelhead.

Check out the latest Columbia-Snake steelhead return data in TCA’s most recent update and action report HERE.

Oregon steelhead guide Jeff Hickman cancels entire Deschutes season out of concern for fishing impacts on extremely dismal wild steelhead returns. Read the Hatch story HERE.

What can you do? Support conservation groups like The Conservation Angler, Wild Steelheaders United, Wild Steelhead Coalition and Native Fish Society. These groups are fighting hard for wild fish at all levels and need our help to keep up the fight.

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