Trinity River Fishing


Trinity River Fishing Report: Fires & Smoke
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 30, 2018

Trinity River

It is all over the news about the fires; the Carr Fire has Hwy 299 closed and the Mendocino Complex has Hwy 20 closed; so it would be very hard to reach the Trinity River, plus, most of the upper part of the river is so smoky that you would have trouble finding your way to the river. The fires...
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What Will Happen to the Trinity?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 16, 2018

Trinity River

The weather here in Willow Creek has been HOT!! The weather forecast for last the week in Willow Creek has been far from accurate. We have been having temperatures of 98 to 105 on my front porch for the last five days. So, if Willow Creek is having this type of temperatures, what has the upper Trinity been experiencing? I know...
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Will the Trinity Turn into the Eel?
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by E.B. Duggan, JULY 8, 2018

Trinity River

I have been harping about the formation of moss and algae on the Trinity for years (about 10 to 15yrs) and the California Fish and Wildlife have done very little to find a solution. This is a down right shame. The moss forms from the nutrients in the water. The moss needs Nitrogen - Phosphorus & Potassium to grow. (Where does...
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Springers and Derby
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 25, 2018

Trinity River

Sorry about last week, but I took the day off for Father’s Day and spent it with family. I have received many calls about what is happening with the fishing. To start off, we are now into full summer weather with temperatures in the 90s and up to 104 degrees. You can imagine what that is doing to the water; yep...
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Trinity River Waters Flows Up and Down
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by E.B. Duggan, MAY 20, 2018

Trinity River

I hope everyone had a great Mothers Day and those of you who do fish just maybe you had a great day of fishing. The last couple of weeks the water flows have been like a yo-yoing, up/down up/down and now they on their way back up again. These water flows are great for rafting but not very friendly for fishing....
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Trinity River Fishing Report - Klamath River Basin In-River Quotas
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, APRIL 23, 2018

Trinity River

I finally tracked down the Klamath River Basin In-River Sportsmen Fall Chinook salmon quotas for the 2018 season. Total In-River quota is 19% of the Harvestable Surplus Fall Chinook salmon that comes to 3,490 fall salmon for the Klamath, Trinity, Shasta and Scott rivers. The Shasta and Scott are tributaries to the Klamath, are restricted to fishing for salmon, but are...
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