Trinity River Fishing


Cyanobacteria Blue-Green Algae
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 31, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

 Memorial Day Weekend to many is the start of summer. With temperatures reaching into the 100’s it does remind us of summer. It also starts the warming of the rivers. Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green algae) was discovered on the Lower Mad River. It also starts the blooming of Cyanobacteria on the Eel, Klamath ad Trinity Rivers. What does this mean to the...
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Ceratonova Shasta Hits Klamath
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 24, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

C. Shasta hits down migrating juveniles between the Shasta River and the Scott River. 70% of the juvenile salmon trapped in the Upper Klamath showed they were infected with the Ceratonova Shasta virous. 97% of the juveniles trapped between the Shasta River and the Scott River tested positive for C. Shasta. This plus the warm water in the Upper river...
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Proposed Klamath River Basin Salmon Regulations
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 16, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The CDFW proposed salmon Regulations for 2021; Klamath Spring Chinook salmon; July 1 to Aug. 14 one salmon only jack or adult, (you land a salmon you are don for the day) 2 in possession; Trinity Spring salmon, (above the mouth of the South Fork to Old Lewiston Bridge) 1 salmon per day jack or adult, 2 in possession. Fall Run Chinook salmon;...
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Proposed Klamath River Basin Salmon Harvest
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, MAY 4, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Trinity River spring water releases have started. Today Sunday May 2, 2021 at 11:00am Lewiston Dam is releasing 1,406cfs into the Trinity River. The sad news is that the Klamath River Basin Harvest proposed total is 1,221 Fall Chinook Salmon. Broken down; Lower Klamath from Weitchpec Bridge to the mouth is 610 salmon; Kamath Spit 183; (Of the 610 salmon...
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Trinity River Flows Have Started
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, APRIL 18, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The Trinity River spring water releases have started. As I came home Saturday, I could see that the river was that it is muddy from Poker Bar area all the way down to my house in Willow Creek. Today Sunday the releases are supposed to be       850cfs but the California Data Exchange Center reads 784cfs for today at 11:30am. The...
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Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC)
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, APRIL 5, 2021



HAPPY EASTER: Bright and sunny for the Easter Bunny! We have been having really good weather for the last couple of weeks with sunshine and no rain. We do need some rain to help bring in the late runners of steelhead. On my trips up and down the Trinity I have not seen any drift boats on the river lately or fishermen for...
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