Coleman Fish Hatchery Releases 5,000 Adult Steelhead Back into Sacramento

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  Coleman National Fish Hatchery releases steelhead kelts into the Sacramento River below the Bend Bridge. Photo courtesy of Nor-Cal Guides and Sportsmens Association.   Fred Myer, the California Department of Fish and Game fishery biologist for many years on … Continued

CDFW: Recreational Salmon Seasons Set for 2018

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on April 17 announced the recreational salmon seasons for 2018, noting that it appears to be “a mixture of good news and bad for California anglers.” “Klamath River fall run Chinook are likely … Continued

Assemblymember Frazier Says Metropolitan Water District’s ‘Dishonesty’ Threatens to Destroy Delta

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Governor Jerry Brown described the vote by the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California Board of Directors on April 10 to support the Delta Tunnels as “a historic decision that is good for California – our people, our farms and our … Continued

Fish and Game Commission Approves Klamath, Sacramento River Salmon Seasons

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On April 12, the California Fish and Game Commission at a teleconference meeting approved full recreational fishing seasons on the Klamath/Trinity and Sacramento River systems, but the bag limit on the Sacramento has been reduced from two to one fish. In … Continued

Metropolitan Water District votes to finance Delta Tunnels project

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In spite of appeals by many of its ratepayers to oppose the Delta Tunnels project, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Board of Directors today voted 61% to 39% to support the full project to build two massive water tunnels … Continued

Governor Jerry Brown makes last minute appeal to Metropolitan Water District to vote for full Delta Tunnels project

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California Governor Jerry Brown yesterday made a last minute appeal to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors to vote for the full Delta Tunnels project today, April 10, at their highly-anticipated meeting in Los Angeles. In a letter to … Continued

Exposing the Big Myth: offshore oil drilling has expanded under Governor Jerry Brown

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The Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture held the 45thAnnual Zeke Grader Fisheries Forum at the State Capitol in Sacramento on March 8. Below is a revised version of my testimony before the Committee exposing the huge expansion in offshore oil drilling in Southern California … Continued

Metropolitan Water District changes course on Delta Tunnels again

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The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California, one of the key backers of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels plan, today changed its position against on whether to finance a two tunnels project or a staged project, with one tunnel to … Continued