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Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing Season Will Begin April 4

Written By: Dan Bacher March 25, 2015

Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishing Season Will Begin April 4

The recreational salmon fishing season is slated to begin in the Fort Bragg, San Francisco and Monterey South regions of the California Coast on Saturday, April 4, 2015. In spite of the record...

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Reclamation slashes American River flows to 500 cfs

Written By: Dan Bacher March 23, 2015

Reclamation slashes American River flows to 500 cfs

(Sacramento) This year was the worst ever for steelhead returns to the Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the American River – and things aren’t getting any better with a scheduled drop in flows on the...

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Written By: Dan Bacher March 19, 2015

Drought legislation must target agribusiness and Big Oil

Governor Jerry Brown joined Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, and Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assemblymember Kristin to unveil legislation...

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New Recreational Groundfish Regulations Now in Effect - Seasons Extended!

Written By: Dan Bacher March 12, 2015

New Recreational Groundfish Regulations Now in Effect - Seasons Extended! read more ››


Written By: Dan Bacher March 8, 2015

Worst American River steelhead run on record nears dismal end

Nimbus Fish Hatchery staff continue to see the worst steelhead run on the American River, Sacramento's unique urban jewel, but a few fish continue to trickle into the river.

“We have trapped...

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Fish agencies and anglers are optimistic about 2015 ocean salmon season

Written By: Dan Bacher February 26, 2015

Fish agencies and anglers are optimistic about 2015 ocean salmon season

State and federal fishery scientists speaking at the annual salmon informational meeting held in Santa Rosa on Thursday, February 26, shared encouraging news for sport and commercial anglers...

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Sacramento and Klamath salmon return numbers for 2014 released

Written By: Dan Bacher February 23, 2015

Sacramento and Klamath salmon return numbers for 2014 released

As anglers get ready for the upcoming ocean and river salmon seasons, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) revealed that 212,000 adult fall-run Chinook salmon returned to spawn in the...

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Action Alert: Stop Westlands from Draining the Delta!

Written By: Dan Bacher February 16, 2015

Action Alert: Stop Westlands from Draining the Delta!

Don't let the corporate welfare crybaby growers from the Westlands Water District pressure the water board to eviscerate environmental protections for California fisheries!

Restore the Delta...
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Written By: Dan Bacher February 12, 2015

State Water Board’s Spiteful Order Avoids Law

The State Water Resources Board has served for decades as a shill for corporate agribusiness, Southern California water agencies, big oil companies and other water exporters - and the board's...

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Coalition urges Gov. Brown to shut down illegal injection wells

Written By: Dan Bacher February 12, 2015

Coalition urges Gov. Brown to shut down illegal injection wells

(Sacramento) Just two days after over 8,000 protesters marched through the streets of Oakland in the largest anti-fracking protest in U.S. history, documents released by state regulators...

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