Trinity River Fishing


Triple Digit Heat For The Week Cooling Weather Coming
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 11, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

Triple digit weather for all of last week was great for rafters and sun bathers but hard on fishing. Last week was a doosee. It was HOT all week and into the nights like Redding and Red Bluff. The good part is that we are in for a cooling down for the next week or so. If the predicted weather...
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Triple Digit Heat For The Salmon Opener
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JULY 5, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The prediction of Triple Digit Heat for next week is going to be hard on the fishing and the people. Wednesday July 1st was the opening for Spring Chinook salmon fishing on the Lower Klamath and the Upper Trinity rivers. Saturday July 3rd was “Free Fishing Day”. Friday the Trinity Valley saw 103 degrees temperatures with Saturday on its way to triple...
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CDFW Relents to Tribal Testomony
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 20, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

At the June 14-15th California Fish and Game Commission meeting listening to the dozen or so Tribal speakers and only one sports fisherman decided to list the Upper Klamath Spring Chinook salmon as a Threatened Species under the California Endangered Species Act (ESA). Note: Not the Federal Endangered Species Act! Most of the Tribal speakers that spoke for listing were Karuk Tribal members....
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Holidays Fishing Water Reductions
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, JUNE 14, 2021

Trinity River - Willow Creek Weir

The beginning of summer, Memorial Day, and the boat races have passed and Father’s Day is here. With those Holidays passed and present summer is officially here June 20,2021 FATHER’S DAY! I hope you all have a great time and note that the state of California is supposed to open for Business as Usual! I am not sure if that...
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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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