Our Science Advisor looks at the winter forecast, ocean temperatures, and the impacts on steelhead in the Pacific.
Overshooting happens when steelhead ascend one or more dams upstream of their natal tributaries and must eventually pass back through the hydro system and downstream fish passage facilities that are not designed to accommodate adult fish. Here’s why the John Day River is critical to understanding more about this phenomenon.
A literature Review led by Trout Unlimited shows over 80 percent of global, peer-reviewed research on the topic has found an adverse effect on wild salmonid populations in freshwater and marine environments.
One angler’s thoughts on smallie fishing on Oregon’s Umpqua river system and their effect on salmonoid populations.
Oregon’s North Umpqua River is legendary for its summer steelhead fishery, and for the special fishing regulations that have helped sustain the unique character and history of this water. Now, for only the second time since Oregon began to regulate fishing on the North Umpqua, the summer steelhead fishery will be closed in 2023 due to poor returns of adult fish.
The Oregon Legislature recently completed its 2023 legislative session. Wild Steelheaders United is pleased to report on several positive bills for steelhead and rivers.
The communities and ecosystem of the Columbia River Basin need healthy and harvestable salmon and steelhead populations.
Another Science Friday looking at the fate and migratory oceanic patterns of steelhead kelts from Alaska’s Situk River.
The 2023 Washington legislative session wrapped up on the evening of Sunday, April 23 and looking at the session from Wild Steelheaders United and Trout Unlimited’s perspective, it was a very productive year.
Last week, the Oregon legislature passed two bills that are good for wild steelhead