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Kings Make a Strong Showing on the Klamath
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021

Early last week, we were waiting patiently for the fall run of king salmon to begin their migration upriver. Well, the wait is over. The water temperatures cooled a couple degrees and the schools of ocean-fresh kings moved their way into the lower river. In fact, so many fish came through the mouth beginning last Tuesday that the spit area...
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Lake Sabrina Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, AUGUST 30, 2021
Lake Sabrina

INYO NATIONAL FOREST IS SET  TO CLOSE TO ALL USERS ON TUESDAY, August 31, 2021 as of Midnight! Dear Inyo Partners and Friends, The Inyo National Forest, along with all National Forests in the Pacific Southwest Region, will be closing to most public use beginning tomorrow, August 30 until at least September 17. The decision was just made at the regional level after lengthy...
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Eagle Lake Fishing Report
by Valerie Aubrey, AUGUST 30, 2021
Eagle Lake

That’s a wrap before the wind came up. Lake conditions: ash fall. Algae seams mixed with ash mostly in the middle but stretch a long way from south to north. For the most part the green surface algae/pollen mix is very forgiving for trolling. Weeds are there but not too bad. There’s a lot of particulates in the water…all the...
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Anglers Await Arrival of Fall Klamath Kings
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, AUGUST 26, 2021

Some of the best steelhead fishing in recent years on the Klamath has kept anglers busy as we await the arrival of the fall kings. There’s been flurries of fish moving in the estuary and below the U.S. Highway101 bridge, but not many are choosing to head upriver as of yet. The water temperatures cooled by a couple degrees Monday...
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Near-record return of spring run lost on Butte Creek
by GGSA Staff, AUGUST 25, 2021
Butte Creek

  GSSA Newsletter – August 2021 August 25, 2021 admin Trucking boosts adult returns for most Sacramento Valley rivers Return of adult hatchery salmon to the Feather River is much higher for trucked fish Some have questioned whether or not trucked fish return to their birth stream.  In the case of fish from the Coleman Hatchery, located hundreds of miles up the Sacramento River, the answer...
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Anyone For Smoked Salmon
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, AUGUST 23, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Monument Fire has been burning now for almost three weeks and probably will burn to about October. It has been smoky most of the time but not every day here in Willow Creek. Health issues are of concern for the elderly and people with health issues. For most of us it is annoying but livable as we can go...
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