Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Fisheries biology and hospitality have an unexpected common interest: occupancy. Just like hotel managers track seasonal trends in occupied and vacant rooms, FISHBIO’s biologists recently conducted a statistical analysis to predict patterns in when striped bass (Morone saxatilis) occupied sample sites on the Stanislaus River. They treated the entire study area as a “hotel” broken down into 39 individual sites,...
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Lake Sabrina Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JUNE 27, 2022
Lake Sabrina

          A little rain, a little shine, we’re still in love with Summertime!!!     Lucky for us, and everyone else for that matter, we didn’t have any crazy blown out windy days this week…hooray! And for those of us that were prepared for them, the afternoon thunderstorms didn’t last too long so they were only a minor inconvenience for the most part. Well,...
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San Francisco - The Golden State Salmon Association (GSSA) joins forces with West Marin’s William Tell House Restaurant and Inn on July 23 for an afternoon of BBQ’d salmon and fresh seasonal side dishes. Proceeds will go to support GGSA’s work restoring salmon. The event will be held at the William Tell House on Highway One in the West Marin town...
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Windy Conditions Slow Pacific Halibut Bite
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, JUNE 23, 2022

Halibut continues to be the focal point out of both Eureka and Trinidad after another week of sizzling action. Eureka charter and sport boats fishing a few miles on each side of the entrance in 250 to 300 feet of water reported quick limits. The Trinidad boats have done equally as good straight out of the harbor. And it’s looking...
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Springers and Water Temperatures
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 20, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Spring Salmon have been running through fairly strong last week. The Hoopa have been netting good quantities of them as they move up the river. As the counts goes the Junction City weir saw a good count last week, 286 adults. As you may have seen or read that Tom Stokely representing the Save California Salmon and the Pacific Coast...
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Deep within the murky waters of the Mekong River, giants lie concealed. Hard as it may seem, in this mysterious environment even an animal roughly the size and weight of a grand piano can be challenging to find! Despite its astounding size, the endangered giant freshwater stingray (Urogymnus pol­ylepis) is rarely observed and exceedingly challenging to study, and as a...
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