Trinity River Fishing


Some Light Rains With Cloudy Days Ahead
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, APRIL 15, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

For the next week or so it looks like we will be getting some light rains or scattered showers. It doesn’t look like enough rain to make the rivers rise much. In fact, the Klamath Trinity River Basin is on the down side. Yes, the Klamath Trinity rivers are dropping, The Trinity not as much as the Klamath. The good...
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Sea Lions Euthanized
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, APRIL 7, 2019

Trinity River

Finally the Feds have allowed the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to euthanize the sea lions, (Protected by the Federal Marine Mammal Act) on the Columba and Willamette Rivers to stop the slaughter of the salmon and steelhead runs. The Willamette Wild Steelhead Runes have improved after Sea Lions were allowed to be euthanized at the fish ladder of...
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Danger on The Trinity
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 31, 2019

Trinity River

A dangerous condition has occurred on the Trinity River just below Hawkins Bar. Around the bend from the Hawkins Bar access the river cable that marks the river for aircraft, with the phone cable, has come down and is in the river just below the surface. It is identifiable by the two large orange balls up against the bank on...
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More Rain, More Water
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 25, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The rains and scattered showers have kept the Lower Trinity in a state of high and milky water. The upper sections of the river are in good shape for fishing. Most of the native fish have spawned out and started their migration down river. Most of the creeks in the upper river are running at a good level and allowing...
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Trinity River has Very Good Conditions Throughout
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 17, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The PFMC (Pacific Fisheries Management Council), posted their preliminary estimate for fall run Chinook salmon for the west coast from their March 6th -12th meeting and posted three options for the Klamath River salmon quotas. The PFMC estimates that there is an estimate of 5,230 to 7,900 Klamath River Basin salmon that will return to the Klamath River and its...
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Weather Is Backing Off And Rivers Are Dropping
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 10, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Finally, we are seeing some of the rivers dropping to fishable conditions. As I write this column, I am watching the Trinity drop in front of my house. (I watch the river bar) This is good news! The mark we have to watch for is when the river levels at Douglas City drops below 1,000cfs then you can fish the...
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