Fishing Reports

For many years after Camanche Dam was built, the Mokelumne River, a major tributary of ...
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Record Chinook Salmon, Steelhead Returns Reported on Mokelumne River 

The bi-annual Addathon Iron Man Sturgeon Derby returned to the California Delta on the rainy ...

Mental and Physical Toughness Tested at Addathon Iron Man Sturgeon Derby

Picture the best fireworks display you’ve ever seen: Blast after thunderous blast, with a myriad ...

Monitor Fall Bait Roundup For More Bass

By David Hurley One of the most-highly anticipated openers along the coast is the recreational ...

Crabbbing And Rockcodding Aboard The Happy Hooker

Joe Hill of North Highlands won first place in the adult division of the NorCal ...

Joe Hill Wins Collins Lake NTAC Tournament of Champions  

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Spotlight on Conservation

How are those highly touted "Yosemites of the Sea" on the North Coast, created under California’s privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative, working out? Not very well, if you look at the recent vote by state regulators to close the recreational abalone fishery in 2018, due to the dramatic decline of the red abalone populations by a collapse in kelp growth along the coast and the explosion of the purple urchin population. The California Fish and Game Commission on December 7 voted to close the 2018 northern California recreational abalone fishery due to "ongoing environmental conditions that have significantly ...
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Restore the Delta (RTD) today sent out an action alert regarding the extension for the Delta Plan Amendments Draft PEIR (Programmatic Environmental Impact Report) until Jan. 22, 2018 and the hearing to held this Thursday, as I reported about here: http://fishsniffer.com/index.php/2017/12/08/comment-period-for-delta-plan-amendments-draft-peir-extended-to-jan-22-2018/ Here is today's action alert: "We are alerting you about the Delta Stewardship's Delta Plan Amendments PEIR Public Comment Event this Thursday (12/14) because of its essential part in the Delta Tunnels project process. However, we have found with the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) that it is best to put comments in writing to be part of the record for future litigation ...
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The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) is extending the comment period for the Delta Plan Amendments Draft PEIR (Programmatic Environmental Impact Report) until Jan. 22, 2018. The controversial document promotes “dual conveyance,” a euphemism for Governor Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels Plan, as the preferred conveyance option. E-mailed comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Mailed comments must be postmarked no later than Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. A public hearing on the Delta Plan Amendments Draft PEIR remains as scheduled, from 4 until 7 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 14, 2017, at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 West Capitol, ...
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On November 16, the U.S. Senate confirmed Brenda Burman, who served as a Department of Interior official under President G.W. Bush and later as special projects manager for the Metropolitan Water District MWD of Southern California, as the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner. MWD, along with Stewart and Lynda Resnick of the Wonderful Company and other corporate agribusiness interests, is one of the key proponents of the California WaterFix project, a controversial proposal to build two massive 35 mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. "Finally! After more than 142 days, I'm excited to welcome Brenda Burman to lead ...
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