The GSSA Auction is Live!

Since our membership drives and donations highly rely on our fundraising dinners that we were forced to postpone, GSSA is going to dip our toe in the online auction department and get our feet wet with our first auction item. Help us test this new tool while supporting more salmon for your future.  Make a bid on the auction!

Enter Our Membership Raffle!

Make a donation to become a member and we’ll toss your name into a hat to win one of the following raffle prizes:

The Problem

All the major salmon rivers in California are now dammed, cutting off access to habitat and the natural flows salmon need to survive.  River banks, side channels, and floodplains, all needed to rear salmon, have been badly altered. 

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California Salmon River

The Solution

Restoring some semblance of more natural river conditions, with adequate cold water flows, and bank, side channel and floodplain habitat is needed to restore salmon.  Maximizing hatchery production is needed to keep the industry viable.

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Yolo Notch

Golden State Salmon Rebuilding Plan

GSSA has developed a science based plan that prioritizes restoration of fall run salmon through a series of hatchery, habitat and water flow improvements.  Scientists have proven that leaving more water in the rivers is the single best thing to do to help salmon. 

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GSSA’s Mission

GSSA’s mission is to restore California salmon for their economic, recreational, commercial, environmental, cultural and health values.

GSSA, a Broad Coalition

GSSA is a coalition that includes commercial and recreational salmon fishermen, related businesses, restaurants, a native tribe, environmentalists, elected officials, families, and communities that rely on salmon.  GSSA has a board comprised of representatives of this diverse community, which reaches from Oregon to the Central Coast, through the Bay-Delta and up a dozen rivers in the Central Valley.

News & Features

All Girls Fishing Trip
Spend a day on the water with other Golden State Salmon Girls …
GSSA Merchandise Shop Now Available!
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Monthly Newsletter – June 2020
GSSA and allies win salmon victory in federal court case to limit …

Become a Member and Support GSSA

GSSA is grateful for a diverse membership that includes informed consumers, commercial fishermen, commercial fleet professionals, environmentalists, scientists, business owners, and chefs and restaurant owners. Your membership directly supports the critical work of GSSA and reflects your commitment to local salmon.

Company Partners

Main Conservation Partners

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)
Defenders of Wildlife

The Bay Institute
Sierra Club
Restore the Delta