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  1. NSIA Brings Voice of Sportfishing Industry to Clean Energy and Jobs Bill

    Liz Hamilton, Executive Director of the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association was asked by House and Senate Leadership to serve on the Agriculture, Forests, Fisheries, Rural Communities, and Tribes Work Group – for the Clean Energy…

  2. New Simpler WDFW Salmon Trip Report Mailer

    Gabe Miller of Sportco/Farwest Sports & NSIA both want to encourage all anglers salmon fishing in the Puget Sound, to fill out and return WDFW’s Salmon Trip Report form below. Per Gabe: “As many of…

  3. NSIA Executive Director’s Written Testimony for US House on HR 3144
  4. 2017 Buoy 10 Derby A Great Success!

    Anglers from all over the Northwest came together Friday, August 18th, to compete for the most and biggest salmon at the Buoy 10 on the Columbia River, the biggest salmon fishery in the lower 48…

  5. Sea Lions Pushing Willamette Winter Steelhead Over the Brink

    Last winter a mere 512 ESA-Listed, wild winter steelhead passed over Willamette falls to spawn in their natal streams.  Sadly, a minimum of 25% of this historic low return was consumed by male sea lions…

  6. Wyden Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Promote Access to Outdoor Recreation

    NSIA, along with a diverse coalition of environmental, hunting, and other outdoor recreation organizations, is proud to support the bipartisan Recreation Not Red-Tape Act as sponsored by Oregon’s Senator Ron Wyden and Chairman of the House…

  7. E15 Bill Stalled in Committee

    POLITICO reports that, lacking the votes needed to pass it, the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee will not move forward on the Fischer E15 bill, which would have allowed for the year round sale…

  8. NSIA Urges Continued Protection of Hanford Reach National Monument

    Liz Hamilton, Executive Director of the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association, wrote a letter asking Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, not to alter the current designation, protections, or size of the Hanford Reach National Monument.…

  9. NSIA Testimony on HR 2083 The Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act.

    On Thursday, June 8, 2017 the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans of the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on a Bill to provide better management tools for sealion predation in the Columbia…

  10. 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…