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Hot Creek Stocked with diploid rainbow trout

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Pasadena Casting Club reports: As you probably know, Hot Creek has essentially crashed over the last year or more: few fish, small fish. Recent DFW electroshocking bears this out. Dr. Mark Drew, eastern Sierra CalTrout Headwaters project director, told us at our September meeting that a Perfect Storm of factors is probably responsible. He listed… Continue reading

Permanent Flows Ordered to Restore Owens River Gorge

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After decades of court proceedings, the Owens River Gorge has begun to receive additional water to help restore historic fish populations and increase fishing opportunities. The Mono County Superior Court recently approved an agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Mono County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power that will… Continue reading