Perfect Storm is Brewing

If you haven’t seen the movie “Perfect Storm”, I recommend you rent it, stream it, etc.  It’s a good flick about some commercial fisherman on the eastern seaboard that get caught out at sea when two major storm systems collide.  But this isn’t about the movie.  The storm I’m talking about is coming our way […]

Hatchery Kill – Who pays?

Earlier this week a clogged inlet stopped flowing water from entering the raceways containing 400,000 juvenile salmon at the Rock Creek Hatchery along the North Umpqua River.  All of the young fish were killed.  My 1st thought was “there’s goes a half million dollars!”. Those juvenile fish were set to be released into the North […]