Trinity River Fishing


Managing The Water Supply?
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, DECEMBER 6, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

 How do we manage the water supply? One thing that is NOT considered is the population to water need! As the population grows our water supply stays stagnate. The state has not increased water storage in over 30 years that I know of, yet the population in the state has grown by almost 20 million or just about doubled. The...
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Whiskey is for Drinking Water is for fighting!
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 29, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and didn’t get too stuffed with turkey and pie. A wise man (Mark Twain) stated; Whiskey is for Drinking; Water is for fighting over. It appears that we are still fighting over the Trinity River Water after 67 years and many many Law suits. In my last column I wrote about the Fresno Judge...
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Travel Highway 299
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 7, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Traveling Hwy 299 for fishing is going to be difficult to choose. You are going to have to make the choice of fishing the Upper Trinity or the Lower Trinity because of the blockage on Hwy 299. Monday thru Friday from 7am to 7pm travel between Big Bar to Don Juan Creek at Cedar Flat is 7:00am – 12:00pm –...
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Trinity River Weir and Quotas
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, NOVEMBER 1, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

On Saturday October 30th the Willow Creek weir blew out due to the river high water flows. If you are fishing in the area and find any parts to the weir, would you please call 1(707)822-5876 MaryClaire Kier CDFW. With that in mind just to let you know that the weir will not be replaced into the river so just the Junction...
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Quotas Being Met on The Klamath and Trinity
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 25, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Chinook salmon quotas for the Upper Klamath and Upper Trinity have been met for adult Chinook salmon on Sunday October 24. As of October 25, 2021 you can only harvest jacks, (salmon under 23 inches, 2 per day, 6 in possession) on he Klamath above Weitchpec and above Cedar Flat Hwy 299 Bridge on the Trinity Rivers. The Lower...
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FINALLY, FISHING IS PICKING UP FOR THE TRINITY
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, OCTOBER 17, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Form all of the reports I have received and what I have been able to see fishing is starting to pick up. It seems a little late but the fish are here! In the last four weeks the Willow Creek weir has counted 2,281 Chinook salmon and 142 steelhead. These are great numbers for this time of year and compared...
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