Fishing Articles


Improving Fish Passage On The Calaveras River
by FISHBIO, MARCH 1, 2021
Calaveras River

The Calaveras River in California’s Central Valley was once a river of extremes that flooded regularly. Over the last several decades, however, it has been transformed into a complex water conveyance system used to deliver water for agricultural, municipal, and residential uses. Modifications made to divert water from portions of the river can prevent migratory trout and salmon from passing...
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What Will Our Salmon Fishing Look Like?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

We are still in an “Over Fishing” rating by the Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC). The PFMC will meet in March to come up with the recommended choices for Fall Chinook salmon quotas for the 2021salmon season, then in mid or late April the PFMC will meet and make the “Fall Run Chinook salmon” recommended quotas for the Klamath River...
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Possible Drought Conditions
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, FEBRUARY 15, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Recent storms have brought us lots of rain but our snow pack is still below average and water content. This is not good news for both water storage and spring water flows. We could be into a designated “Dry Water Year”. I hope not as we could still get more snow from coming storms. The Trinity Alps snow pack is...
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Collins Lake Fishing Report
by Collins Lake Staff, FEBRUARY 13, 2021
Collins Lake

We’re well into 2021 and still looking for winter rains to fill the lake. The Surface temperature is flirting with 50F and the current lake level is 39ft from full, which is lower than normal. We still need a lot of rain to get filled up before summer but the light flows have also kept the water fairly clear. Into the...
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Keeping Tabs on Fish Health in the Calaveras River
by FISHBIO, FEBRUARY 8, 2021
Calaveras River

The Calaveras River is home to several iconic and sensitive native California fish species, including the both forms of Oncorhynchus mykiss (steelhead and rainbow trout) and opportunistic runs of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). As part of a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) recently developed to help benefit these species, the Stockton East Water District is required to establish a fisheries monitoring program to determine whether the conservation...
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Steelhead Finally Showing in Upper Trinity
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JANUARY 10, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Finally the Trinity River Hatchery is seeing some adult steelhead. This past week the Trinity has sent the message to the steelhead down in the Klamath to start going up the Trinity. This past week the Trinity Valley has seen a significant amount of rain to raise the river and we are seeing fresh adult steelhead moving in the Trinity...
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