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Appellate Court Orders Stay of Rules

February 13th, 2013

On Monday, February 11, 2013, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued an Order Granting Stay Pending Judicial Review putting the rulemaking changes approved by the Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission in December 2012 at the behest of {read more}

Rob Sudar Analyses of Kitzhaber Plan

February 12th, 2013

For those who are looking for clear thinking analyses of Governor’s Kitzhaber’s radical reallocation scheme, the presentations prepared by Robert Sudar, a fish buyer and marketer from Longview, Washington, should prove most {read more}

Legal Defense War Chest Established

January 11th, 2013

Columbia River non-Indian gillnet fishermen and seafood processors have set up the Columbia River Legal Fund to raise the money to take on the hastily decided gillnet ban and radical reallocation scheme adopted by the Oregon Fish & {read more}

Select Area Fisheries Are No Panacea

May 12th, 2011

Once again in the 2011 Oregon legislative session, the coalition of sportfishing organizations dubbing itself the “SAFE for Salmon” Coalition is sponsoring the “SAFE for Salmon” proposal, this time around as {read more}

State Legislature Contact Information

December 30th, 2010

Our fishermen and processors have the good fortune to be represented by some of the ablest legislators in the states of Washington and Oregon, all of whom were retained in the 2010 general election. Since it is virtually certain that {read more}

Oregon Draft Recovery Plan Comments

May 28th, 2010

On Thursday, May 27, 2010, Salmon For all submitted extensive commentary on the April 19, 2010 update to the draft Lower Columbia River Conservation and Recovery Plan for Oregon’s Populations of Salmon and Steelhead to the Oregon {read more}

LCR ESU Comments Submitted to NMFS

May 14th, 2010

On May 14 2010, Salmon For All submitted extensive copmmentary for the 5-year ESU reviews for West Coast Endangered Species Act (ESA) listed salmonids to the National Marine Fisheries Service  (NMFS) of the National Oceanic and {read more}

CCA Misconstrues Bristol Bay Study

February 24th, 2010

A recent study published by Matthew Baker and Daniel Schindler of the University of Washington has been the subject of much discussion by members of the Northwest Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association. In the study, the authors {read more}

SFA on Hatchery Reform Policy

May 27th, 2009

Public comments on the Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission’s Proposed Hatchery Reform Policy, C-3619 Draft 2, May 12, 2009 are are being solicited by the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife. (See Hatchery Reform {read more}

ODFW Hatchery Funding Pie Chart

April 28th, 2009

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Columbia River hatchery funding information is very revealing. Columbia Hatchery Annual Operating Costs {read more}