Animal Rights Groups want to End Idaho Steelhead Fishing
By angelamontana

Posted: October 12, 2018

And….here we go…again…

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) – Environmental groups that want Idaho to close steelhead fishing to protect wild steelhead have filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue.

The Lewiston Tribune reports in a story on Thursday that Idaho Rivers United, Friends of the Clearwater and others filed the notice.

The groups say fishing for hatchery steelhead leads to the incidental killing of some wild steelhead that are protected as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Read the full article on the KTVB website here.


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