Michael Hopper is president of the Sea Run Brook Trout Coalition. He has been involved in stream restoration in southeast Mass. since the 1980’s, first at the Quashnet River in Falmouth and later at Red Brook in Wareham. SRBTC in partnership is private and government groups has demonstrated that given a chance with stream improvements and dam removal, salter populations can grow to a typical 12-14” size in a few years, providing excellent angling opportunities once again. Michael grew up in Wellfleet on the outer cape graduating from Nauset Regional High School in 1978. Michael was a commercial fisherman, assistant shellfish warden and operated a two acre shellfish grant in Wellfleet harbor. He now lives further from the sea in Salisbury CT with wife Ainslie and two children Zoe and James.