‘No-Go’ Zone To Protect Foraging Orcas…Puget Sound Boaters Asked To Observe

    ‘No-Go’ Zone To Protect Foraging Orcas Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018 (PST) State fish and wildlife managers are asking anglers and other boaters to avoid an area along the west side of San Juan Island in an effort to protect a dwindling population of southern resident killer … 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

The Columbia Basin Bulletin: Issue number 863

The Columbia Basin Bulletin: Weekly Fish and Wildlife News www.cbbulletin.com February 23, 2018 Issue No. 863 ——————————– Table of Contents * Corps Considers Mixing Tower At Detroit Dam, Would Be One Of Three In Oregon http://www.cbbulletin.com/440264.aspx * States Set Columbia River Spring Chinook Fishing, Hear Concerns About Upriver Allocations http://www.cbbulletin.com/440263.aspx … Continue reading

Columbia Basin Bulletin Friday 2/16/2018

Columbia Basin Bulletin The links that follow are a summary of the current Columbia Basin Bulletin publication. There is something here for everyone, that is if you are a serious outdoors person. * Independent Science Panel Reviews Upper Columbia River Spring Chinook Recovery Efforts http://www.cbbulletin.com/440227.aspx   * By The Numbers: … 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

Ethanol: Take 5 Minutes Today to Have Your Say

BoatUS: Take 5 Minutes Today to Have Your Say on Ethanol How much ethanol do you want in your gas in 2018? ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 22, 2017 – The battle to protect your boat’s engine is not over. Right now, the Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on … Continue reading

Central OR Coast Nearshore Halibut Season to Close 11:59 pm Sunday, July 30

The Central Oregon Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.) recreational Pacific halibut season will be closing at 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 30. The quota is anticipated to be met at that time. Total landings through July 23 have been 26,073 pounds, leaving 2,824 pounds of the 28,897 quota … Continue reading

Halibut Update through Week 24 (June 5 – June 11)

Halibut Update through Week 24 (June 5 – June 11) Columbia River Subarea All-Depth— this fishery will be open for one additional day, this Saturday, June 17, 2017. After the most recent openings in Washington, the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has determined that there is enough quota … Continue reading