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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

Trout pens give hope to catch fish of lifetime

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by Tom Stienstra 1of 2A volunteer pours a bucket of trout into a trout pen at Lake Siskiyou, where they will be fed over winter and grown to large sizes for release next MayPhoto: Tom Stienstra / Greg Messer / Special to The Chronicle 2of 2A volunteer pours a bucket of trout into a trout… Continue reading

Federal judge sides with Klamath Basin fish over farmers

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This Aug. 21, 2009, photo shows Iron Gate Dam spanning the Klamath River near Hornbrook in Siskiyou County. Jeff Barnard — The Associated Press By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard   Hoopa Valley Tribe representatives sit at a hearing at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco on April 11 to argue in favor of protecting… Continue reading

Strategic Planning for Trout and Hatchery Resources

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is interested in gaining perspective from statewide stakeholders in order to draft guidelines for trout management. Three different projects will be informed through this process: Strategic Plan for Trout Management Strategic Plan for Trout Hatcheries Inland Trout Angling Regulation Simplification We need the public to make these projects… Continue reading

Public Comment Sought on Statewide Management of Trout

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be soliciting public comment and ideas on the statewide management of trout at a series of public meetings. “We are seeking stakeholder feedback on the development of three important elements of our statewide trout management efforts,” said Roger Bloom, CDFW Inland Fisheries Program Manager. “Our overall… Continue reading

Reclamation to increase water releases to Klamath River today to address fish health concerns

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Increased flows to begin this afternoon and continue through Monday; Public urged to take safety precautions on or near the river while flows are high Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 9169785100 KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – This afternoon, the Bureau of Reclamation will increase flows below Iron Gate Dam to reduce the risk of disease for coho… Continue reading

California’s fishing industry is drying up. We need to think big on climate change

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Fishermen cast their lines in the Russian River in Guerneville. In 1968, the Russian River had a famous run of 50,000 wild steelhead. Now the wild population may be down to less than 5,000. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com By Brian Hines,Special to The Sacramento Bee When I was ten, I taught myself how to fish in… Continue reading

A trout farming experiment at Lake Cuyamaca

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J. Harry Jones,   Contact Reporter Inside the small boathouse at Lake Cuyamaca, about 1,200 small trout busily swim in six aquarium tanks. They represent a small-scale, fish-farming experiment with lofty goals. If the lake’s staff can make it work at Cuyamaca, General Manager Butch Paddock said, perhaps larger lakes in the county with greater resources… Continue reading

Hope for Rainbow Trout on the Stanislaus River

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    Cooked trout might make an excellent dinner, but sizzling water temperatures are bad news for wild trout in rivers. Rainbow trout on the Stanislaus River found themselves in hot water in 2014 and 2015, when prior releases from New Melones Reservoir and consecutive dry years depleted the lake’s coldwater storage. This left only warm… Continue reading

Rainbow Trout: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Few species have captured the attention of anglers, aquaculturists, and researchers quite like the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. We recently discovered that more has been written about rainbow trout than any other fish in the scientific literature. Perhaps one of the most intriguing qualities of rainbow trout is their ability to follow various life-history pathways.… Continue reading