All of us know a father or two that just might like to spend Father’s Day on the water. TRN Staff wishes all of you a wonderful day for the celebration.
The appointed governor for Oregon, Ms Brown, has nominated yet another commercial fishing interest to the ODFW. If elected he would make the second commercial fisherman on a commission that has NO recreational fishing representation. Bad move lady!
NOF vs. NOF
The salmon setting season meetings titled North Of Falcon needs to renamed to Neglect Of Fisheries after another shameful display of just how bad fisheries management is broken in Washington. Only the tribe win as the throw the sportsmen back on the beach.
Be aware that the fishing rules pamphlet will not be available until July and the current pamphlet is not totally in effect through June. Many rules will change before the new pamphlet is available. Best to check WDFW’s website before going fishing for this spring.
SPECIAL FISHING DEAL
Charlotte Queen Adventures has extended TRN rates for any remaining spots during the 2015 season. Better get on it quick though. Call Jim at 425-334-8966 for details.
TRN’s 2015 Wild Northern Fish-In (Kings-n-Lings Slam) sold out fast but never fear, we’ve already set dates for next year’s AUGUST SILVER SLAM (August 20-23, 2016) with Charlotte Queen Adventures. Reservations are being taken now so don’t miss out! Call us at 425-334-8966.
FISH DOWN 90%
According to the chair for marine science at the National History Museum, commercial overfishing (slaughter) has caused populations of fish species to decline by 90% since 1950.
According to a Guest Editorial from the University of Washington, “...the long-term mortality of non-targeted wild salmon from (commercial) nets is 60%...”
BOLDT FOR HISTORY BUFFS
Now available – two printed pieces that shaped Northwest Fisheries; the original Boldt Decision in
reduced legal format – AND – a reduced copy of the newspaper titled “ Northwest Indian News”
published one month after the supreme court upheld Boldt’s ruling. See our BOLDT FOR HISTORY BUFFS
According to the American Sportfishing Assoc., anglers land only 2% of the total finfish caught while commercials land 98%.
per pound = $152.24,
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BAD FISHING GEAR
Anyone who encounters derelict fishing gear (abandoned gillnets, lost crab pots, etc.) in Washington’s marine area waters can now report their findings for removal toll free by calling
If you would like to help out and enhance fisheries in Snohomish County’s Lake Stevens you can make your tax deductible contribution to: CTEP c/o Jim Goerg, 621 SR 9 NE, #A-16, Lake Stevens, WA.
We were awarded the last Publication Of The Year by the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association.
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Check these out on our Fish Stickers page. Made of high quality heavy vinyl by an outdoor sign company, these are not the "wash-your-car-
and-decal-falls-off’ variety. Small ones for your window or large ones for your boat. 1st class stuff.
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