Thompson River Steelhead Now Officially Endangered

Thompson River steelhead are now officially considered endangered under Canada’s Species At Risk Act (SARA). Russell Miller photo

In the April May 2018 issue of Fly Fisherman (on sale now) we reported that Thompson River steelhead are on the verge of extinction, with fewer than 200 fish expected in the final tally of fish returning to spawn in late 2017. The cause is legal but indiscriminate gill netting in the Fraser River by First Nations and

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