ESA listed steelhead mortality has also remained at 2% this year the proposed 6% was defeated.
Seals are becoming a larger issue in the big C than before. Currently they have residualized below Bonneville and a targeting Sturgeon, while waiting for the Salmon and Steelhead. Last week a guide documented 6 sea lions kill 8 Sturgeon in 2 hours they estimated that 5 were oversized.
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