30 to 40 businesses in that small mountain town – from air charter

services to grocery stories to outfitters – that depend upon remaining
steelhead runs.
He said while people talk about losses to the farming and shipping
industries if the dams are breached, nobody seems to care about the
2,700 jobs in Idaho that will be lost if the steelhead go extinct.
“Idaho salmon and steelhead fishermen have shouldered the devastation
that these dams have given us,” he said. “We don’t see these dams as
valuable … but as mistakes.”
Vern Johnson, who caught his …

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