NWGAA Letter Regarding David Bernhardt June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017 The Honorable Lisa Murkowski U.S. Senate SH-522 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Maria Cantwell U.S. Senate SH-511 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Murkowski and Ranking Member Cantwell, As an organization representing thousands of recreational fishermen and businesses that support this activity, we write with deep concerns about the…

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WDFW Survey

Many of us have received phone calls or a voicemail from WDFW (3rd party company) with a survey about HB1597 and other issues we are currently dealing with. I urge you all to ignore the phone call and take the online survey instead. This is the BEST way to ensure your thoughts are recorded correctly. The link is http://sgiz.mobi/s3/WAFishSurvey…

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Restricted Fishery Buoy 10

The Astoria / Warrenton County and city officials have entered into a lease agreement with a private company that will create a natural gas plant in Warrenton, OR. If potential biological disaster isn’t enough of a threat, new Homeland Security regulation stipulates that no vessels shall operate within a large radius of the operation. Do you want to be…

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WA State Barbless Issue

Washington State will likely propose a rule for the 2005 Buoy 10 season requiring barbless hooks in this fishery. This is despite a detailed study by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife indicating that barbed hooks kill no more fish than barbless hooks in our selected fisheries. This is a real threat! Email us now to provide your…

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