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Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON October 20, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Changing the conversation
A new film from a former Oregon state senator aims to spur action from the President and Congress to resolve decades-old water conflicts in the third most productive river for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. By Sam Davidson  
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON October 4, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
The science of steelhead
Note: Recently an angler responded to a post on the Wild Steelheaders Facebook page, arguing that instead of managing some rivers solely for wild steelhead we should use "brood stock wild fish" to create "superior hatchery fish," interbreeding would become "mute" [sic], and that this mixture
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON September 25, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Steelhead, rainbows and 'sneaking'
By John McMillan A few days ago, after some of my favorite rivers had reopened to angling, I made the 40 minute drive to Forks, Washington, to fish for cutthroat.
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON September 1, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Adios, San Clemente Dam
By Tim Frahm When steelhead and tractors occupy the same piece of stream, tractors typically win… and steelhead don’t.
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON August 28, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Long hike, old dog, small trout
By Jessica Strickland
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON August 18, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
The proof's in the Pudding
By Sam Davidson There’s a little gambling going on right now in an obscure coastal stream in Mendocino County, California, called Pudding Creek.
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON August 11, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
The cannabis conundrum
This graphic of a tributary to the Eel River shows the intense marijuana cultivation typical of many drainages in California's Emerald Triangle.
California's famous Hot Creek could be affected by proposed geothermal energy projects.   By Max McDermott
This steelhead didn't make it out of the Pajaro River, on California's central coast, before it dried up.