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Chetco Fall Kings on The Decline
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, MAY 16, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Fall Chinook salmon returning to the Chetco are on the decline, and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is proposing some pretty drastic cutbacks. In a press release issued on Monday, the ODFW is proposing temporary harvest limits and closures for coastal wild fall chinook fisheries due to low escapement in 2018 and poor forecasts for this year. Preseason...
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MISSOULA, Mont.—Thirty-five years after its founding on May 14, 1984, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is celebrating decades of conservation success. "Quite simply, the growth and accomplishments of this organization are staggering," said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. "It began with four elk hunters in northwest Montana who struggled as they opened shop in a doublewide trailer, but did...
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Although they spend their lives hidden beneath the surface, fish are directly affected by the weather happening outside their aquatic world. This is particularly true of species that rely on watersheds in regions like California, where the availability of water changes dramatically with the seasons. As climate change threatens to shift historical patterns in temperature and rain- and snowfall, scientists...
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The Deer are migrating! Don’t forget a jacket!
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, MAY 13, 2019
Lake Sabrina

So sorry about the report last week – I had a hitch in my get-along.   Mother Nature definitely didn’t want us to forget her this week – lots of fun weather. Beautiful sunny days, then rain, slush, snowball snow, lightening, thunder, big flake snow and lots of it and then back to beautiful sunny days. And it looks like we’ve got...
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Water Flow Changes: Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 12, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Trinity River water releases were supposed to be 1,050cfs but due to the problems at the Lewiston water gate, which is still under repair, the true releases are 2,524cfs as of Sunday May 12th. Reclamation hopes to have the repairs done by this week so that they can synchronize back into the TMC recommended hydrograph for the third and final...
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May 2019 GGSA Updates
by GGSA Staff, MAY 12, 2019

Golden Gate changing to Golden State We recently decided to change the name of the organization to the Golden State Salmon Association. The change comes as a way to signal our interest in restoring Central Valley salmon runs throughout their entire habitat stretching all the way up the Sacramento Valley to Keswick Dam and all the way down the San Joaquin...
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