Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Rascally Raccoons
by CDFW, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

Question: My neighbor has been feeding the stray cats in the neighborhood, and now the raccoons have been coming to eat the cat food. Recently the raccoons have been coming out during the day. There are many children in the area and I fear someone will get hurt. Many people also walk their dogs in the area. Do you have advice? (Carmen) Answer: Unfortunately,...
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No cougar scent or sign was detected today by trackers in the field near the site where a cougar is believed to have killed Mt. Hood hiker Diana Bober. The search began off the Hunchback Mountain Trailhead around 6:30 a.m. Two USDA Wildlife Services personnel rode mules for about 9 miles accompanied by four dogs trained to pick up cougar scent. No scent...
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Adult quota met, jacks only on the Lower Klamath
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Eureka Coast

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced on Wednesday that the adult fall Chinook quota has been met and the lower Klamath River from the Hwy. 96 bridge in Weitchpec to the estuary goes into a size restriction as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. Fishing will remain open on the lower river (with the exception of the...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding Trinity River anglers to return Coho salmon, Chinook salmon and steelhead tags in a timely manner. Tag return information is used each year to calculate harvest and help biologists estimate population size of steelhead and salmon runs. This information feeds into the Klamath basin fall Chinook salmon run-size estimate and informs...
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Ocean waters from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt. will be open for more coho salmon fishing this Friday and Saturday(Sept. 14-15). This is the second open period for the 2018 non selective coho season. During the first two-day period anglers averaged more than one fish for every two anglers with a total estimated catch of 2,700 coho. With an initial quota of 3,500 coho,...
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Lower Klamath River Quota Met
by CDFW, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
Klamath River - Lower

Based upon California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projections of the recreational fall Chinook salmon catch on the Klamath River, anglers will meet the Lower Klamath River adult fall Chinook salmon quota below the Highway 96 Bridge near Weitchpec for the 2018 season as of 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. This triggers the closure of the adult Chinook salmon fishery on the...
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