Abundant and diverse Pacific salmon are a vital part of a sustainable and prosperous future for many Canadians. Unfortunately, Pacific salmon are in trouble. The declines of salmon profiled in An Upstream Battle: Declines in 10 Pacific salmon stocks and solutions for their survival are symptomatic of the challenges facing Pacific salmon in Canada. By focusing on specific examples of salmon stocks in decline, this report analyzes these challenges in greater detail and provides guidance on their recovery. The critical need to improve the management of salmon fisheries and their habitat is greater than ever. Fortunately, the solutions are available.