White Paper Commissioned by Delta Tunnels Proponents Claims CAWaterFix Would ‘Benefit’ Fish

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The Orange County Coastkeeper has commissioned a white paper, “Making the Delta a Better Place for Native Fishes,” claiming Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels could help to restore Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fish if built. The report (https://www.coastkeeper.org/white-paper) is authored by Peter B. Moyle, … Continued

Salmon Fishing Will Open on April 7 Below Pigeon Point, Remain Closed Above

The opening of California’s recreational ocean salmon season from Point Arena to Pigeon Point on the first Saturday in April has been a fond tradition for anglers for many years — but it won’t happen this year, due to low … Continued

Mixed News for Sacramento and Klamath Salmon Reported at CDFW Meeting

Wade Sinnen, CDFW environmental scientist, speaks at the salmon fishery information meeting in Santa Rosa on March 1.  Photo by DAN BACHER, Fish Sniffer Staff.  There is no doubt there will be ocean and inland recreational fishing seasons targeting Sacramento … Continued

Finding Trout…

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So, I recently had a Fish Sniffer reader reach out to me and ask several questions about trout fishing. I had every intention of publishing it here and then answering him, but I can’t seem to find the message…Hmmm. As … Continued

CDFW Is Planting 200,000 Steelhead In Thermalito Afterbay This Year

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  If you want to catch landlocked steelhead, Thermalito Afterbay on the Feather River will be the place to go this season. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has already planted 150,000 Feather River steelhead in the Thermalito … Continued

Trout Fishing Hot At San Pablo Reservoir NTAC

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The NorCal Trout Anglers Challenge (NTAC) tour kicked off the 2018 season on February 3 with superb fishing and unseasonably warm, sunny weather at San Pablo Reservoir, nestled in the green, rolling hills of El Sobrante in the East Bay. … Continued