In regard to salmon and steelhead issues in the Pacific Northwest the media seem to have an issue dealing with the facts surrounding our declining fish runs.
First, let's promote fishing for endangered runs of fish courtesy of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association (NSIA).
Columbia River summer steelhead fishery to be promoted
Then it's a food writer in Sunset Magazine who states "All salmon fisheries off the West Coast are responsibly managed, so any salmon from
these waters is sustainably caught."
Sunset Magazine Article
When it comes to fish issues the news is truly dreadful most of the time, so I think a large number of people just pretend that everything is fine.