Trinity River Fishing


POSSIBLE OPTIONS FOR IN-RIVER SPORT FISHING
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 20, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Because of the COVID 19 virus the PFMC meeting in Vancouver Washington has been changed to a webinar type of meeting so it is going to be hard to get public input for us In-River Sports Fishermen. I am trying to contact some of my old contacts I used to meet with when I attended the PFMC meetings to see how...
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PFMC OPTIONS FOR KLAMATH RIVER BASIN (TRINITY)
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 15, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The first results for PFMC Options for this coming salmon season are out for review. You can go to www.pcouncil.org or https://wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing/ocean/Regulations/Salmon/Pre-Season to review what they might be. I have not seen the 3 Options yet so I will not comment as to what is going to happen. I do hope that the PFMC does not cancel the March 24 meeting to review and...
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KLAMATH RIVER BASIN SALMON IN DIRE STRAIGHTS!
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 8, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Over the past 20 to 30 years I have attended many of the Klamath Fisheries Management Council (KFMC now federally sunset) Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) National Fisheries Management Service (NFMS) California Department Fish and Game Commissioners meetings plus being on the Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG part of the TRRP) for over 16yrs plus being a fishing guide for...
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WILL THERE BE A SALMON SESON?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MARCH 2, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

As you know I attended the salmon meeting in Sana Rosa last Thursday February 27th. It was very enlightening and the prognosis was not very good for the Klamath River Basin In-River Sports Fishermen. The beginning estimate for In-River Sports Fishing for the Klamath River Basin was 900 to a 1,000 returning fall salmon to be split up amongst all river segments. Using...
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IS WINTER OVER?
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by E.B. Duggan, FEBRUARY 16, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

I am already seeing daffodils blooming, big leaf maple trees with sap flowing and fruit tree buds swelling. These are all signs of spring. SOOO, I ask again “Is winter over”? It has been suggested that we are going into a drought again because of the snow pack in the sierras is so low for this time of year. Just...
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WINTER STEELHEAD FISHING FAIR
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, FEBRUARY 9, 2020

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Winter steelhead fishing is fair to good depending on when the fish are moving up the Trinity. I have received phone calls about why the steelhead and salmon fishing are so bad this season. One of the major problems this year is that the ocean conditions were so bad this last year. The conditions were as such that the fish...
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