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Woodley Island Marina, Humboldt County
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Spring Flows
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 2, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

As most of you know by now the Trinity River Releases are in process and the river is very high, good for rafting and great for kayaking but terrible for fishing. With the spring flushing the hatchery releases and native hatchings are moving downriver. This is the science from the ROD and TRRP. (Record of Decision and Trinity River Restoration...
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General Trout Season Opener 2022
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, APRIL 30, 2022
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina General Trout Season Opener 2022 4-30-22 ...
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Super Sunday Awaits Saltwater Anglers
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, APRIL 28, 2022

The Super Bowl of saltwater sport fishing will take place this Sunday on the North Coast as salmon, rockfish and Pacific halibut are all set to open. It’s pretty rare for the big three to all open on the same day, and there’s a ton of excitement around the docks. And it’s looking like the key marine factors are lining...
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MISSOULA, Mont. — What was a 447-acre private inholding is now in the public’s hands in northwest Oregon. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation collaborated with a private landowner to purchase and convey the property to the surrounding Siuslaw National Forest for management and recreational use. "The Forest Service (USFS) designated this landscape as a critical inholding since it provides important habitat...
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Opening weekend is basically just around the corner
by Valerie Aubrey, APRIL 25, 2022
Eagle Lake

Opening weekend is basically just around the corner. USFS lists campground as “tentative” opening 5/27 (see previous shared post from LNF). Ok long story short. Now, the lake elevation is about 16.5 inches lower than last year at the same time. USFS removed the courtesy dock in late June 2021 due to mud & possibly not being able to get...
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Spring Rains a Bonus for North Coast Rivers
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, APRIL 21, 2022

With very little rain falling throughout our region from January to March, most of us were already preparing for summer. However, the April showers hitting the coast are providing a second winter. These rains will definitely impact the health of future salmon and steelhead runs, which will likely be stronger a few years down the road because of it. First off,...
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