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Commission Accepts Listing Petition; Requires Closure of Some Recreational Fishing in Klamath Basin

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At its February 2019 meeting in Sacramento, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) took action on a number of issues affecting California’s natural resources. The Commission accepted a petition to list Upper Klamath-Trinity River Spring Chinook Salmon as endangered, setting into motion a status review to be completed by the California Department of Fish… Continue reading

Eureka City Council focuses on sustainability, fishing industry

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By Philip Santos | psantos@times-standard.com | Ken Bates speaks to the Eureka City Council about his concerns regarding the impact of offshore wind farms on the fishing industry. (Philip Santos — The Times-Standard)   The meeting was the council’s first with the newly elected Mayor Susan Seaman, and councilmember Leslie Castellano serving on the council.… Continue reading

Late fall Chinook salmon arrive in Sacramento area

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By Dan BacherRecord Correspondent SACRAMENTO – Bright and shiny Late fall Chinook salmon are being caught on the Sacramento River in the Capital City region — and more are on their way. Fishing has been up and down lately, with good fishing one day followed by tough fishing the next. Big fish honors go to Taylor… Continue reading

Improving Conditions for Salmon: The Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program

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Efforts continue in the Sacramento Valley to complete projects and improve science to promote recovery of salmon and other species of fish in the region. A new document shown below summarizes the program and highlights the seventeen (17) projects that have been completed as part of the program in the past four years. The Sacramento… Continue reading

Nimbus Hatchery Fish Ladder to Open Nov. 3

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The salmon ladder at Nimbus Hatchery in Rancho Cordova will open Friday, Nov. 2, signaling the start of the spawning season on the American River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will open the gates in the ladder at 10:30 a.m. and will take more than a half-million eggs during the first… Continue reading

Upper Trinity River Quota Met

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Based upon California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projections of the recreational fall Chinook Salmon catch on the Trinity River, anglers will meet the Upper Trinity River adult fall Chinook Salmon quota below Old Lewiston Bridge for the 2018 season as of 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2018. This triggers the closure of the… Continue reading

San Diego Eighth-Grader Ethan Mayes Becomes First to Receive ‘Master Ocean Angler’ Award From CDFW’s California Fishing Passport Program

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Thirteen-year-old Ethan Mayes of San Diego has become the first person to earn the title of Master Ocean Angler from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) California Fishing Passport program by catching at least 50 different species of saltwater game fish. Mayes, an eighth-grade honor roll student, reeled in a black-and-yellow rockfish from… Continue reading

Another short salmon season means skimpy year, high prices

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By Tara Duggan Photo: Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle 201,Chasin’ Crustacean returns to Fort Baker in Sausalito from a salmon fishing run. California commercial salmon season opens this week, but early indications are for another tough year for Bay Area cooks who hope to get their hands on wild-caught local salmon. Salmon season is usually… Continue reading

Opportunities Abound for Central Valley Trout Anglers, Despite Flooding of Moccasin Creek Hatchery

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Central Valley anglers anticipating California’s general trout opener Saturday, April 28 will find many local fishing opportunities despite the flooding of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Moccasin Creek Hatchery in Tuolumne County, which supplied many Central Valley and western Sierra Nevada waters with trout. Don Pedro Reservoir, located downstream from the Moccasin… Continue reading

Recreational Salmon Seasons Set for 2018

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The recreational salmon seasons have been set for 2018, and it appears to be a mixture of good news and bad for California anglers. Klamath River fall run Chinook are likely to be one of the better fishing opportunities due to higher returns that will support both ocean and inland salmon seasons. But returns for… Continue reading