Trinity River Fishing


Water release surges
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 17, 2017

Trinity Lake

It appears that the Trinity River releases are in a planned release surge program. Lewiston Dam is releasing the July water surges to help move river bottom silt, fines and gravel. It also emulates snow melt for when nature would have hot days and cool nights.  This also helps move the smolt down the river towards the Klamath and onto the...
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Delta Tunnels would transfer how much water?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 11, 2017

Trinity River

I hope everyone had a great and safe fourth of July holiday. It appears that the Federal EPA and the US Fish and Wildlife have OK’ed Governor Brown's two Tunnels to by-pass the Delta. This is only one step of many for approval for construction but with the many Water Districts joining together to form a Joint Powers for financing the Tunnels,...
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Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 26, 2017

Trinity River

FISH LAKE The Fish Lake “Kids Fish Derby” was held Saturday June 24th up at Fish Lake above Orleans. As the Derby opened there were only 61 kids signed up and things were looking very bleak for the Derby but then parents and kids started trickling in and by mid-time of the Derby we had 98 kids (the most ever) signed up...
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Fish Derby Time
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 12, 2017

Fish Lake

The Sky Crest Lake Fire Safe Kids Fish Derby this last Saturday, June 10th had a great turnout!  About 150 kids were able to go fishing. The morning was the best fishing because around noon the wind started to pick up and started to blow things around. The biggest fish was about 15in, probably a hold over. Sorry I was unable to get...
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Trinity weather - water - fish
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 6, 2017

Trinity River

We are approaching summer and days are getting longer and warmer. The Memorial Day Holiday has passed and there were NO serious incidents which made for a great Holiday. Thank goodness.  The Weather: This winter was recorded as one of the wettest in the last 100 years. This was good news for 54 of the 58 counties of California. The other 4...
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Trinity River Fishing Report
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 26, 2017

Trinity River

Spring water releases from Trinity Dam over the Memorial Day Holiday are expected to be 4,400-4,200cfs and water temperatures hover about 55 degrees. Even though we have had great weather, the river is very dangerous for swimming but great for Kayaking. We still have an above average snow pack in the Trinity Alps and Sierras which means that the sunshine...
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