Fishing Articles

 Potential closure for Klamath/Trinity springers
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, FEBRUARY 15, 2019

Humboldt County Coast

At last week’s meeting in Sacramento, the California Fish and Game Commission accepted a petition to list Upper Klamath-Trinity River Spring Chinook Salmon as endangered, starting the process of a status review to be completed by the CDFW. The one-year review will determine if a CESA listing by the Commission may be warranted. After reviewing the best scientific data available,...
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For the Love of the Sport
by Denis Peirce, FEBRUARY 12, 2019

There are a few ways to think of the term sport. Team sports come to mind for most people. Our first experience is often in school with kickball, soccer, baseball, etc. Many students gravitate to the organized team sports and have a gift for them. But there are many who seem to get picked last when choosing up sides and do...
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Oregon's Fish Passage Task Force will meet Friday Feb, 15, 2019 at the ODFW Headquarters Commission Conference Room located at 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE. The Task Force meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes general ODFW fish passage program updates and initiatives. A new statewide fish passage barrier...
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California's Heritage Trout Challenge
by Gary Heffley, FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Attention dedicated trout anglers! Looking for unique angling experiences without the expense of traveling out of state?  Take on the California Heritage Trout Challenge, where the pursuit will take anglers into some of the most beautiful regions of the state, often where few anglers venture. Following the documentation parameters set forth by the CDFW program, landing any six of the...
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Reservoirs are Looking Good
by Gary Heffley, FEBRUARY 10, 2019
Shasta Lake

Rain and snow is forecast for the coming week in the North State providing much needed water for the state's reservoir systems and lakes. Prior to this next round of snow and rain producing systems here is a review of some current reservoir data from the CDEC Exchange. In just the last week Shasta has risen over 6 feet sitting just...
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A Winter's Day on Lake Tahoe
by Denis Peirce, FEBRUARY 10, 2019
Lake Tahoe

On some of these dreary wet days it may not seem like a good fishing season, but if you take a longer term perspective this is close to a perfect winter. We depend on winter to provide the water the fish need to swim in. It is the Sierra snowpack that stores the water for the coming year. The winter of...
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