The groundswell of support for Fish Northwest through our steadily growing membership has put us in a strong position as we prepare to file our second lawsuit to restore recreational fishing opportunity. We’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you again to everyone who has joined FNW, and especially to those members who […]
Author: Barry Allyn
Here’s an Excel spreadsheet containing the catch sharing data from 2020 as reported by WDFW. Data is broken down by river, scroll to the far right to see the totals. Note: Treaty vs. non-treaty sharing is highlighted in yellow. 2020 Catch Sharing Data Here are just the totals which show the treaty share at 79.3% […]
We’re excited to announce our first annual halibut derby to be held 4/23-4/24 out of Friday Harbor! Please visit the derby page for more info
As reality begins to set in that blackmouth fishing in most of Puget Sound is no longer possible and summer seasons are now the next target, we’d like to remind you of how we got to this point. Salmon & Steelhead Journal recently wrote an excellent article on how the North of Falcon season-setting process […]
Fish Northwest’s motion to intervene in the Boldt Decision was heard on Friday 10/30/2020 in US district court before Judge Ricardo Martinez. As anticipated, the United States, WDFW and the tribes each submitted motions to dismiss FNW’s request. Of note, it’s very telling that their motions did NOT dispute the arguments that FNW has laid […]
Our friends at Fish Hunt Northwest interviewed FNW’s Mark Riedesel to discuss progress on the pending litigation. The 20 minute interview begins roughly at 30:30 in the video below.
Fish Northwest’s own Mark Riedesel had the opportunity to chat with Jamie Peth of Anglers Unlimited about the Fish Northwest mission, history and the road ahead as we fight to restore opportunity for Puget Sound recreational anglers.
Fish Northwest has begun the process of initiating a legal action on behalf of recreational anglers in the Puget Sound region. Our attorneys are currently advising us of our legal options, however we can say we plan to seek an outcome that compels the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the treaty tribes and the State […]