Trinity River Fishing


Hot Hot Hot it Has Been Hot and It's Not August Yet
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 31, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

It has been HOT, this last week with more to come. That is the forecast for the weather. I am not sure if the river is too hot for the salmon to even survive let alone be able to spawn. The water coming out of the Trinity Lake is too hot for the eggs in the Trinity River Hatchery to...
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Salmon Season Has Started and the Rivers Are Hot
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 24, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The salmon are flying up the river because the river is HOT!! Water out of Lewiston Dam is 56.9 degrees at 10:30am what will it be at 3pm this afternoon? Right now, Sunday morning at 10:30am Douglas City is flowing at 424cfs and is 62 degrees while at North Fork, Helena the Trinity River is flowing 456cfs and the water...
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Salmon Season Has Started on the Rivers
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 11, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Well the Fourth of July came and passed without any serious incidents on the rivers or in the forests. We do have one incident in the Sierra’s down by Yosemite. From what I have been able to find out it is getting close to being under control. Let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope for some mild temperatures in the...
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REDDS SURVEYS STARTED FOR STEELHEAD
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 25, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Steelhead surveys have been done by the Watershed Research and Training Center on some cold-water tributaries of the Trinity River. They found a surprising high number of Redds (gravely beds) on Browns Creek, a tributary of the Upper Trinity. They also found a fair number of Redds on Hayfork Creek, a cold-water tributary of the South Fork of the Trinity...
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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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Drought - Water Restrictions
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 30, 2022

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Memorial Day Holidays are upon us which unofficially starts the beginning of summer, I hope yours were safe and fun.  Governor Newson has asked the California Water Board to impose water restrictions on 17 major water suppliers that supply water to most of California. These restrictions are the first of the restrictions to try and help stem the drought. I know many...
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