Trinity River Fishing


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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Spring Salmon Fishing
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 9, 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 from the Tribes and notified the public that the spring salmon fishery was closed to the take of any salmon. That meant NO FISHING FOR SALMON! Later the commission, with the recommendation from CDFW, set...
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Rain-Snow-Water
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 2, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

 The snow reports are in and final. The Trinity Alps are 128% of normal and the Sierras are 130% of normal for this time of year. This indicates a very good water year for the Eastern Sierras as well as the Klamath – Trinity River Basin. 10 of the 12 State Reservoirs are over 100% of capacity and only 2...
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Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 26, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Now that the Trinity River water releases are back on schedule, we saw high water flows in the Willow Creek area of Big Rock and Kimtu Beach. (5,475cfs) This was not the best water flows for a Memorial Day Weekend but with the light showers we didn’t see a large turnout on the river. Instead there was a fare showing...
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Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 19, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

TRINITY RIVER WATERFLOWS: Trinity River water releases are now back to TMC recommended releases, now that repairs are completed on the release gate. Water flow changes are to reach maximum releases at 04:00am Sunday May 19th 9,000cfs, then start ramping back down; Tuesday May 20th to 7,000cfs, Friday May 31st flows to reach 2,150cfs by 2:00pm. After reaching 2,150cfs the flows...
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Water Flow Changes: Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 12, 2019

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Trinity River water releases were supposed to be 1,050cfs but due to the problems at the Lewiston water gate, which is still under repair, the true releases are 2,524cfs as of Sunday May 12th. Reclamation hopes to have the repairs done by this week so that they can synchronize back into the TMC recommended hydrograph for the third and final...
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