Our Chapter received a People Helping People Award from BECU! 
 
                                                 
 Mark Taylor and Brad Throssell receive the check for $10,000!  Good work!
 

 
Monthly Chapter Meeting -  Cedar RiverFishout

 Our next chapter meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 10, beginning at 5:00 pm. Instead of a normal meeting, this will be a fishout on the Cedar River, east of Renton.  More details to follow.

Come and enjoy a fishing outing with your fellow chapter members!
 
For information from the Avid Angler about fishing in the Cedar River - click here.
 
 

 
 Heather Hodson, with Spokane Women on the Fly is presenting a women-oriented fly fishing class in Edmonds on August 13.  See the attached flyer for more information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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NEWS

Kokanee

Our chapter is a member of the Kokanee Work Group (KWG), a collaborative group trying to identify the causes of the decline of native Kokanee in Lake Sammamish.  To see what the KWG  is doing , click here.
 
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the State of Washington must remove or repair culverts that are blocking fish passage.  To see what culverts in our area are involved, click here.
 
The Issaquah Reporter has a great article about this year's run of Kokanee. To read it, click here

Here's an article in the Issaquah Press about Wally Pereya. To read the article, click here

To view a video of the 5th annual kokanee fry release ceremony, click here

Take a look at the Kokanee Recovery Strategic Timeline. To view, click here


Steelhead

 For information on TU's Wild Steelhead Initiative, click here.
 
Watch a video named Chrome that talks about the looming threats of climate change and ocean acidification on the survival of steelhead. Click here.
  
Watch this King 5 video about the work being done by the USGS to determine the possible role of parasites on steelhead survival.  Click here.  

NOAA Fisheries has reached the final determination on early run steelhead hatcheries on five streams, For more information,click here

 
To read an Op Ed in the Seattle Times regarding a steelhead recovery plan, click here


Other news:

We recently hosted a Project Healing Waters fishout at Langlois Lake.  To see a video of the event go to You Tube, and select "2016 fish out event."