Annual Meeting

The Western Division and the Idaho Chapter of the American Fisheries Society invite you to join us in Boise, Idaho, May 8-11, 2023.

This year’s theme, “Managing Aquatic Ecosystems and Shifting Baselines: Challenges and Opportunities” will provide a forum to explore the Resist-Accept-Direct framework and applying this approach to aquatic ecosystems in the face of climate change.

SYMPOSIA IDEAS ARE BEING ACCEPTED! Symposium proposals should include a title, organizer(s) contact information, a point of contact, intended symposia length (1 time block = 5-6 talks, half day session = 10-12 talks, or full day session = approximately 20 talks), and a brief description of the session/abstract (no more than 200 words). Symposium proposals will be accepted through January 15, 2023 and can be sent to

We invite you to submit a film and/or photograph, to be showcased as part of the 2023 Aquatic Film and Photography Festival. The festival will run during the 2023 WDAFS Annual Meeting. Applications are due March 1, 2023, with final film and photo files uploaded by March 15, 2023.  Complete     details at:

If You Are Interested in Sponsoring, Donating, or Participating in the Tradeshow, please contact: Dan Brauch at

For More Information Please Visit the Meeting Website at