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December 24, 2013 12:00 AM

A Northwest success story for the Endangered Species Act

Like many Washingtonians, I grew up fishing. Starting at the age of six or seven my father would take me out for a two-week fishing trip each year at Neah Bay. We’d chase after cod, king salmon and halibut in our fishing boat, but the real joy was just being out on the water with my dad and brother Les, sharing nature’s wonders and, with a little luck, its bounty.

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