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

The Golden State Salmon Association is a coalition of salmon advocates that includes commercial and recreational salmon fishermen, businesses, restaurants, tribes, 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.


$20 million in federal salmon restoration funds steered to better projects due to GGSA intervention


Over 2.5 million baby salmon enjoyed higher survival in 2018 due to successful GGSA efforts to move release sites


Over 1,000 acres of floodplain in process of restoration due to GGSA intervention to win permits

Become a Member

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