The Feather below Oroville Dam: A Tale of Two Rivers

There couldn’t be more of a contrast between the Feather River last fall during the salmon season and the same river this winter since the Oroville Dam emergency. In early October, the Feather from the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet to the … Continued

CDFW Conducts American River Steelhead Study

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Three separate strains of fish – the Eel River strain of American River steelhead, the Coleman Hatchery steelhead strain and Central Valley hatchery steelhead of undetermined origin – are returning to the American River this year, as evidenced in a … Continued

High Flows Draw Some Steelhead Into American River

In the biggest release of water since 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation on December 16 increased releases to the American River below Nimbus Dam from 15,000 cubic feet per second to 35,000 cfs. It was awesome to see these massive … Continued

Salmon Fishing Is A Family Affair On The Feather River

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The area of the Feather River below the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet is legendary for the great steelhead and salmon fishing it has provided to anglers over the years. It also became legendary for the crowds of anglers, including those prone … Continued

Wild Rainbows Offer Top Sport Until July 16 Salmon Opener

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Temperatures are soaring in the upper reaches of the Sacramento Valley and that means it’s time the hit the Sacramento River for epic wild rainbow action. Both Mike Bogue of Mike Bogue’s Guide Service and Kirk Portocarrero of SacRiverGuide.Com report … Continued

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