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Who Let the Fish Out: Fish Hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest – vigilante fisherman? or some eco crazed fanatic?!!

Early in the morning of May 13th, 2014, an unknown fish vigilante stole into the Tokul Creek Fish Hatchery in the suburbs of Seattle and cut the padlocks on the juvenile steelhead trout pens, opening the passage between the hatchery and the river.  Read more here 10:20

Bristol Bay Area Plan stirs debate

thebristolbaytimes.com – The controversial Bristol Bay Area Plan is the subject of the meetings. Revision to the plan in 2005 were seen as favoring mining over fish, leading to a lawsuit by Trout Unlimited, Alaska Independent Fisherman’s Marketing Association, and six tribal groups. “DNR ignores past priorities that put fish first,” according to newspaper advertisement by the plaintiffs in last week’s Bristol Bay Times – Dutch Harbor Fisherman. They said the 2005 plan reversed policies dating back to 1967. continued