Olympic Peninsula Steehead Ban

March 16, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

The idea of halting all steelhead harvesting on Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula has polarized the various interested groups there. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to impose a 2-year moratorium on the taking of all steelhead there. It begins April 1.
This piece by Paul Queary of the Associated Press includes a nice map of the Peninsula’s river system.