Big Trees Region Offers Big Trout Opportunities

The town of Arnold, California is nestled right next to Calaveras Big Trees, the State Park created in 1931 to preserve the majestic North Grove of giant sequoias. This grove includes the “Discovery Tree,” the first Sierra redwood noted by … Continued

Garamendi and Feinstein Drought Bills Will Sacrifice Bay-Delta Fisheries

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Drought bills sponsored by Congressman John Garamendi and Senator Dianne Feinstein pose a dire threat to imperiled salmon, steelhead and other fish of the San Francisco-Bay Delta, according to the latest action alert from Restore the Delta (RTD). Since the beginning … Continued

Two Fish & Game Commissioners, Executive Director Appointed

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Governor Jerry Brown on May 6 announced the appointment of two new members of the California Fish and Game Commission, – Russell Burns of Napa, a hunter and angler, and Peter Silva of Chula Vista, a water policy official. Burns and Silva replaced Jim Kellogg and … Continued

Jim Cross Tops NTAC Event AT Camanche With 6.58 lb. Rainbow

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Shore anglers and boaters braved sunny but windy conditions during the NorCal Trout Angler’s Challenge event at Lake Camanche on Saturday, April 22 to hook some huge rainbow trout. Camanche, the popular East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) reservoir located … Continued

Taxpayers Are Paying Lion’s Share for Brown’s Delta Tunnels

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How would you like to pay for a massive government public works project that will drive Sacramento River Chinook salmon, Central Valley steelhead, Delta smelt and other fish species to extinction but won’t create one single drop of new water? In … Continued

Ocean and Inland Water Salmon Season Regulations Adopted

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  The California Fish and Game Commission adopted recreational ocean and inland salmon season regulations as presented by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on April 18, according to a CDFW news release issued on April 26. The adoption … Continued

Spotted Bass and Kings Rule at Oroville Lake

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  (Oroville) Boaters are hammering spotted bass at Lake Oroville, along with catching an occasional largemouth. “One customer reported catching and releasing 30 bass on his latest trip to the reservoir,” reported Bob Boucke of Johnson’s Bait and Tackle. “They … Continued

Feds, State And Tribes Sign Klamath Dam Removal Agreement

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Salmon and steelhead will once again ascend the upper Klamath River and its tributaries, as they did for many thousands of years before dams were built, if an agreement reached on April 6 is implemented. At the mouth of the … Continued