Boy, that is dismal news. But don't rush to blame the netters or the gov't. This year's summer steelhead run on the Columbia was 25% below the ten-year average. The coho run was less than half the ten year average, and the Chinook jack counts were also in the toilet. This suggests poor ocean survival which is often dictated by survival during the first month following ocean entry. Several things are happening in the ocean - its warm, the assemblage of zooplankton species in the N. Pacific collected in plankton tows have tended to be of lower than usual caloric value, and there are predatory fish from the south being caught way north of their usual haunts. I am not saying the nets and gov't mismanagement aren't an issue. But the data suggests the overly warm ocean is at least a part of the problem. Sadly, ocean conditions have not improved since the 2014 outmigration, so we may be seeing the leading edge of a broad decline in the abundance of the fish we love. Stay tuned.