Forty-two percent of Snake River basin spring-summer Chinook populations have reached quasi-extinction thresholds, according to a study by Nez Perce Tribe scientists, who say if adult returns continue to decline at 19 percent per year, 77 percent of the populations will reach the threshold by 2025. Read more

Wild Fish Conservancy is asking a federal judge to find that the National Marine Fisheries Service issued an inadequate biological opinion in 2019 for southeast Alaska commercial Chinook fishing, and wants the judge to prevent the agency from increasing hatchery production until it studies t… Read more