The Adventure Guys

The inside story on outside recreation for South Puget Sound and beyond

NOTICE: The Adventure Guys has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Adventure Guys.
Visit the new section.

Tag: coastal cutthroat trout


Endangered species listing of Southwest Washington coastal cutthroat trout rejected

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a short time ago it will again withdraw its proposal to list as threatened the Southwest Washington/Columbia River distinct population segment of coastal cutthroat trout.

Initially proposed for listing as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in 1999, the service withdrew the proposal to list this population in 2002 after determining the trout were more numerous than previously known and not declining in number as had been thought. A district court upheld this decision in 2005, but the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court. In July 2008, the

Read more »