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U.S. Customs & Border Patrol CBP-Roam App Is What CBP Wants Anglers To Use When Returning From Canadian Waters

Originally posted on SquidPro Tackle's Halibut Fishing Chronicles:
After several calls to U.S. Customs & Border Patrol regarding fishing in Canadian waters and returning to U.S. waters I have some answers for anglers. First off, the U.S. CBP officers…

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Fisheries Managers In Washington & Canada Continue Mismanaging Salmon Stocks!

Fisheries managers on both sides of the border continue to mismanage our fisheries. This week WDFW announced massive Draconian cuts throughout Puget Sound. Meanwhile, British Columbia Fisheries managers announced massive no fishing zones that will have untold negative effects to … Continue reading

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Washington Fisheries Managers Not Standing Up For Recreational Anglers!

Negotiations are under way between WDFW & Washington Treaty Tribes regarding salmon fishing seasons for 2019 & Winter/Spring 2020. According to Gage Little, Sport Fishing Advocate, “It’s an all out attack on recreational fisheries from the Tribes!” “And this year’s … Continue reading

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2019-2020 Puget Sound Recreational Chinook Seasons Modeling Proposal

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WDFW Increases Area 6 Salmon Limits to 2 Starting March 15th through April 15

Yesterday the WDFW increased the daily salmon limit from one to two because just 34% of the quota had been caught. The increase will be in effect from March 15th 2019 through the end of the season as long as … Continue reading

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WDFW Reduces Salmon Limit to 1 in Area 6 Effective Immediately

Today I went fishing and launched in Port Angeles. Before going fishing I checked limits and checked the WDFW app map which showed Area 6 still had a two fish daily limit. By the time I got home the app … Continue reading

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Former WDFW Fisheries Manager Says I’m Highly Misinformed. Sorry, I won’t Drink The WDFW Kool Aid

Response by Pat Pattillo, retired WDFW Salmon Resource Manager Policy Lead. About wild salmon and hatchery reform. I think this view (My last post) is highly misinformed, but may be prevalent within the sport fishing community. While I support expanded … Continue reading

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