Steelhead runs plummet on Santiam, Upper Willamette

It’s been a historically bad year for one of Oregon’s most beloved fish on the Santiam and Willamette river systems.

Steelhead, both native and hatchery-raised, are returning in the lowest numbers since fish counts began in the 1970s, fisheries managers said.

Source: Steelhead runs plummet on Santiam, Upper Willamette