Monday, March 10, 2014
Big Time Booyah For Wild Steelhead...
After a long and contentious process, the Wa Department of Fish and Wildlife designated 3 lower Columbia River tributaries as "Wild Steelhead Gene Banks"
Aside of hatchery strays, the East Fork of the Lewis, Green/North Fork of the Toutle and the Wind River will no longer receive hatchery steelhead plants.
This is big time for wild fish. We're going to let nature heal itself and it's my hope, and others, that these Wild Steelhead Gene Banks will serve as a blueprint for recovery.
Read the entire release HERE