Author: Brett Rosson

FNW responds to letter from PSA president

The sentences in quotes are taken directly from the recently circulated letter from Ron Garner, the president of PSA. Our responses are directly beneath. “A Fish NW advisor on our PSA State Board meeting talked about this lawsuit and he said that he sees this as the end of fishing”. What was actually said was […]

No 2022 blackmouth season

As predicted, and based on last night’s NOF meeting, it appears a near certainty that the winter blackmouth fishery will again be closed for the majority of Puget Sound in 2022. What the WDFW and the Stillaguamish Tribe point to as the reason for this is a low return of both hatchery and wild fish […]

FNW seeks injunctive relief

To correct what it perceives to be ongoing violations of the Endangered Species Act and related court orders and management plans regarding the fair and lawful administration of Washington’s salmon season setting process, Fish Northwest sent a 60-day “Notice of Intent to Sue” to various federal and state agencies and the treaty tribes on January […]

FNW on the Outdoor Line, Feb 13th.

**Get your cup of coffee, sit in your favorite chair, and tune in **Tomorrow morning at 7 am ( Feb 13), The Outdoor Line will be hosting Mark Riedesel of FNW. Mark will be discussing our latest efforts to help shape the future of salmon and steelhead fishing in Puget Sound and the Olympic Peninsula. […]