Study Reviews Larval Sea Lice Biology; Models Spread, Infection From Aquaculture Facilities

Study Reviews Larval Sea Lice Biology; Models Spread, Infection From Aquaculture Facilities Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018 (PST)  http://www.cbbulletin.com/440646.aspx A natural parasite that can infect salmon, it has been thought that sea lice can be transferred from farmed salmon in net pens along Canada’s east and west coasts, but … Continue reading

Where Big Ethanol is King, Many Prefer Ethanol-Free Gas

Where Big Ethanol is King, Many Prefer Ethanol-Free Gas Report: More ethanol-free fuel sold in Iowa than E15 and all flex fuels combined DES MOINES, Iowa, May 3, 2018 – Even in Iowa, it appears many Hawkeye State residents aren’t fond of ethanol fuels mandated by the federal government’s Renewable … Continue reading

Salmon Farms Not Being Managed Adequately To Protect Wild Fish

Canadian Audit Finds Salmon Farms Not Being Managed Adequately To Protect Wild Fish Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 (PST) Canada released an audit of salmon aquaculture along the coasts of British Columbia and provinces of the eastern seaboard, an industry that in 2016 was the fourth largest in the … Continue reading

Washington (DC) Could Screw up An Iron Ball with a Rubber Hammer

Washington Approves Importing Atlantic Salmon Eggs From Iceland To Cooke Aquaculture Hatchery Cook Aquaculture was approved to transfer 1.8 million Atlantic salmon eggs from its facility in Iceland to its land-based hatchery in Rochester, Washington. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a transfer permit late Tuesday, Oct. 10, … Continue reading

WDFW, UW To Study How Growing Wolf Population Affecting Other Wildlife Species

WDFW, UW To Study How Growing Wolf Population Affecting Other Wildlife Species Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 (PST) The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the University of Washington have launched a collaborative study to determine how eight years of growth in the state’s wolf population is affecting … Continue reading

A Northern Pike Caught In John Day Reservoir

A Northern Pike Caught In John Day Reservoir: For Salmon, Canary In The Coal Mine? Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2015 (PST) Eradication of northern pike — an invasive and voracious predator — in the Columbia River basin took on a more urgent tone this week with the announcement that … Continue reading

Final 2015 Sea Lion Predation Report: 8,474 Salmonids Taken Below Bonneville, Twice 10-Year Average

Final 2015 Sea Lion Predation Report: 8,474 Salmonids Taken Below Bonneville, Twice 10-Year Average Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015 (PST) After a record year of devouring nearly 8,500 chinook salmon and steelhead in the Bonneville Dam tailrace, theSteller and Californiasea lion (pinnipeds) presence is on the decline, reaching a … Continue reading

California Coyote-Killing Contests Face Ban

  California Coyote-Killing Contests Face Ban If you have ever been unfortunate to be on the wrong side of the coyote issue, seeing the damage and destruction that these animals cause, you might have a very different view than the city folks who promote these stupid laws! The coyote, has … Continue reading

Montana Holds Back Support For Lake Trout Netting On Flathead Lake; Wants More Public Review

The following article published in the Columbia Basin Bulletin brings to front some very controversial arguments; What say you? How do you balance the impact of sport fisheries with the impact of moving back to a more natural fishery? In my opinionated opinion, the introduction of the myasis shrimp which … Continue reading

British Columbia Pilot Project To Test Raising Farmed Salmon In Land-Based Tanks

Great article on how to solve the impact of farmed fish on our wild stocks! Kent Cannon For years there have been concerns about the potential impacts – genetic contamination and disease — from salmon farmed in British Columbia net pens upon wild Pacific salmon. Now comes a pilot project … Continue reading