In all the recent furor over the decision by Washington state regulators to deny Canada's Cooke Aquaculture the ability to renew leases needed to allow it to continue farming native steelhead trout in state waters, there has been little to no mention of the Salish Fish company located in the small town of Sequim, Washington.

"I think DNR and the commissioner are succumbing to environmental pressures to remove fish pens from the Salish Sea."

However, Salish Fish -- a joint venture between the Jamestown