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  • Conservation

    Why do we care about native trout?

    "Because native trout have adapted over centuries and millennia in specific environments, they are, in many cases, more likely to survive the extremes of those places. Having passed through the crucible of a specific system’s cycles of drought, flood, and wildfire a native trout species may be more hardy than non-native fish."

    Removal of Rattlesnake Dam will allow westslope cutthroat trout and bull trout full passage to historic range By David Brooks Spring is the most common creek name west of the 100th Meridian. East of that line, it’s Mill. Chances are, most of us have crossed, fished or floated by a Spring Creek or a Mill…

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    Rising from the ashes

    This is a special week for steelhead anglers, and others who care about the magnificent sea-run form of rainbow trout in its native range of the Pacific Northwest. On Friday at 5 p.m. PST, Wild Steelheaders United will launch "Rising from the Ashes," a new film on the resurgence of summer steelhead in Washington’s Elwha…

  • Conservation Advocacy Science steelhead TROUT Magazine

    Removing lower Snake River dams is best chance for salmon, steelhead recovery

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Editor's Note: This opinion piece originally ran in the Idaho Statesman on Nov. 18. In his recent op-ed, Kurt Miller, the executive director of Northwest River Partners, an association of businesses that supports retention of the federal dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers, argued against removing the…