Idaho Chinook salmon
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January 22, 2018

U.S. District Court approves proposal for 2018 spill plan to help juvenile Columbia-Snake fish migration

Increased spill will increase survival and adult salmon and steelhead returns in the years ahead. Portland, OR – Today, United States District Court Judge Michael Simon (Portland, OR) approved a plan for increased spill at eight federal dams on the Columbia and…
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October 31, 2017

McMorris-Rodgers bill to up-end Snake River salmon recovery gets Congressional hearing

A bill seeking to stymie salmon recovery in the Columbia-Snake Rivers received a House Congressional hearing October 12th. Spearheaded by Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, H.R. 3144 would put in place the illegal 2014 Salmon Plan ruled invalid by Judge Simon last year, rollback…
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Mark Poirier releases a 36-inch Clearwater River steelhead.
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May 27, 2017

Fisheries managers move to protect B-run Washington, Oregon mull rolling closures, while Idaho adopts wait-and-see policy

By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune May 27, 2017 Washington and Oregon are poised to implement rolling closures of the steelhead fishery from the mouth of the Columbia River to the mouth of the Snake this summer and fall in an attempt…
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