While we didn’t get catch and release on the south coast ODFW has adopted important wild fish protections.
From Wild Salmon Center
Last month, the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission voted to establish a network of Wild Fish Emphasis Areas covering Southwest Oregon. In the world of salmon conservation, this is an important win, says Wild Salmon Center President & CEO Guido Rahr. “This creates the largest network of wild fish management zones south of Canada,” Rahr says. Click here for more on what this vote will mean for wild runs of coho, fall Chinook, winter and summer steelhead, and other salmonids.