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(Sacramento) More steelhead are finally showing at Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the American River, although the fish reported to date are just a fraction of what would normally be trapped by hatchery staff to date.
The hatchery trapped 18 new fish on Tuesday, January 20, bringing the total to...read more ››
The oil industry welcomed the release of the California Natural Resources Agency’s draft environmental impact report of fracking operations in California, while environmental groups slammed the report for failing to address the many major risks posed by the controversial well stimulation...read more ››
The following is a revised transcript of the presentation that I gave when I was inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame by Tom Stienstra, Outdoor Writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and award-winning author, at the ISE Show in Sacramento on January 11.
Tom Stienstra suggested...read more ››
The Delta smelt, an indicator species that demonstrates the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, reached a new record low population level in 2014, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's fall midwater travel trawl survey that was released on Friday,...read more ››
(Sacramento) The upper section of the American River that has been closed to fishing since October 31 will reopen to steelhead fishing on January 1, 2015, but the outlook for the fishing is not promising, based on a very low fish count to date at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery.
This stretch of...read more ››
Endangered Sacramento River winter run-Chinook salmon, protected under both the state and federal Endangered Species Acts, are swimming up the Sacramento River toward their spawning grounds.
Unfortunately, many of these fish, once one of the most abundant runs of fish on the Sacramento,...read more ››
Restore the Delta (RTD) and a coalition of environmental groups, fishing organizations and Indian Tribes today urged Senator Dianne Feinstein to keep her word regarding drought legislation and to ensure that H.R. 5781, Congressman David Valadao's salmon-killing "drought relief" bill, is not...read more ››
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