All posts in: "General"

  1. Governor Brown Asks ODFW Commission to Change Ruling on Reforms by April 3rd

    In a strongly-worded letter to ODFW Commission Chairman, Michael Finley, Governor Brown has requested the Commission reverse their previous ruling and instead implement rules that honor the commitments made to the sportfishing industry in the…

  2. Take Action to Save the Columbia River Reforms

     The Columbia River Reforms, we fought for them, we have given up smolts to benefit the commercial fleet, and we have paid for them out of our own pockets. Sadly, special interests aim to benefit commercial…

  3. Sportfishing Industry Leaders Raise $50,000 for Better Fishing in 2017

    With big changes on the horizon for fisheries in the region sportfishing industry leaders and supporters came together over the weekend to raise important funds that will go towards the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association’s work…

  4. Sportfishing Groups Ask ODFW Commission to Keep Their Promise

       

  5. Washington’s Sportfishing Leaders Raise Funds for More Fish and Better Fishing

    Washington Sportfishing Industry Members and Advocates Raise Nearly $50,000 in Support of More Fish and Better Fishing The Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association is celebrating a very successful banquet and fundraiser in Washington over the weekend.…

  6. Owyhee Protections Would Benefit Eastern Oregon Economy

    Owyhee Protections Would Continue to Grow Malheur County’s Economy Outdoor recreation already contributes nearly $70 million in economic activity annually (Oregon City, OR) A newly-released study finds that a significant portion of Malheur County’s economic…

  7. Plan to Exempt Kalmiopsis From Mining Operations on Right Track

    Kalmiopsis Plan on the Right Track to Protect Southern Oregon Rivers The U.S. Forest Service recently completed an Environmental Assessment that would exclude a 100,000 acre section of federal lands near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness from…

  8. Huge Victory for Salmon in Columbia Basin

    Federal Court Rules in Favor of Salmon Recovery in the Columbia The ruling opens the door for much-needed recovery efforts in the Mainstem Columbia and Snake Rivers that will have positive impacts on salmon and…

  9. Spring Fishing Classic Raises Funds for Sportfishing, Hatchery Lawsuit

    24th Annual Spring Fishing Classic presented by Fisherman’s Marine and Outdoor Raises Funds for Hatcheries, More Sportfishing Opportunities   More than 200 anglers came out this past Saturday April, 9th for the 24th Annual Fisherman’s…

  10. NSIA Applauds Agreement to Remove Klamath Dams

    Unblocking fish passage will allow salmon runs to reach their spawning grounds for the first time in nearly a century Oregon City, OR, April 6, 2016 – Today the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association (NSIA) is…