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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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E15 Bill Stalled in Committee Posted July 21, 2017

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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 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…

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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…

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