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Water Level Has Hit The Launch Ramp
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JUNE 24, 2019
Lake Sabrina

The Lake water has hit the launch ramp. Both docks on the water and both pontoons on the Lake – let Summer begin! The Red Delicious is blooming as are the Yellow Columbines and White Canadian Lilacs – yup, summer has definitely made its appearance. Once again, Department of Fish and Wildlife stocked the Lake on Monday. Joseph Rosado using a...
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Emergency Spring Salmon Regulations
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 24, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

At the April Fish & Game Commission meeting in Sacramento, the commissioners accepted a petition for listing the Spring Chinook salmon as a threatened species, thus causing an Emergency Regulation for Spring Chinook Salmon.  (1) NO fishing for Spring Chinook Salmon in the Klamath River Basin. This was printed in the Supplemental Regulation book for fishing for Spring Chinook Salmon. Because of...
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Reservoir and Water Conditions for June 24
by Maven's Notebook, JUNE 24, 2019

Here is a look at current reservoir and hydrologic conditions, curated from a variety of sources including the Department of Water Resources CDEC website, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Desert Research Institute, and others. Click here to view more reservoir and water conditions. ...
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Walking through a pet store, it’s easy to be mesmerized by walls of stacked aquaria filled with flamboyant fish – some which may have an even more remarkable backstory. Some fish may have been collected from a river in India, others bred in a facility in the Czech Republic, and some may even be tied to illegal smuggling operations. The big business...
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Wind Keeping Salmon Anglers at Bay
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, JUNE 20, 2019

North winds – typical for June – are flexing their muscles all along the North Coast. Since Saturday, the high pressure offshore combined with a thermal trough inland has generated some strong northerly winds and hazardous seas. And it looks like those conditions will stick around through at least Sunday. There’s been very little offshore activity, though a few boats...
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Who Else Wants to Attract Traveling Boaters?
by Scott Croft, JUNE 19, 2019

Federal Boating Infrastructure Grant program pays for transient slips, moorings, fuel docks, navigation aids, restrooms, utilities and breakwaters   SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 19, 2019 – The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program, which funnels federal fuel taxes paid by recreational boaters back to the states to attract visiting boaters with amenities such as secure overnight dockage, has $24.7 million in funds available to local...
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