November 1, 2019

Snake River Salmon: A Response to Kurt Miller

Miller wants to blame the decimation of Snake River salmon populations on anything but the four lower Snake River dams. So he invokes overfishing that took place 80 years ago and adverse ocean conditions. If those sound like evasions, it’s because they are. Fish biologists agree that removing the dams is the most important step we can take to restore salmon whose populations have dropped by 90% since the dams were built.
November 6, 2019

President’s Teriyaki Smoked Salmon Recipe

Recipe by Tom VanderPlaat and Joe Rutledge. Ingredients (for 5-7 pounds of fish filets): 1 ½ Cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce, 1 ½ Cup Apple Juice, ½ Cup Brown Sugar, ½ Cup warm water, ½ Tablespoon of Garlic powder, ½ Tablespoon of Onion powder, 1 Teaspoon of coarse Pepper.
November 6, 2019

NW Steelheaders Supports Lethal Take of Sea Lions

In concert with the Northwest Steelheaders’ efforts to increase salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest for the benefit of people and ecosystems, the association has issued a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) supporting the June 13, 2019 Sea Lion Removal Application submitted by the Oregon, Washington, Departments of Fish and Wildlife, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation; and the Willamette Committee.