Halibut Boom In Recent Decades Is Result Of Efforts By Anglers

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Anglers have experienced excellent fishing this season for the prized California halibut in San Francisco Bay, but few know the hard work by fishing groups that it took over 25 years ago to produce the quality fishery we’re now enjoying. … Continued

Group Files Lawsuit Against DWR Over Oroville Dam Records

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AquAlliance, a Chico-based environment group, has filed a lawsuit with Judge Timothy M. Frawley in Sacramento Superior Court alleging the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has broken state law by failing to release records regarding the Oroville Dam spillway … Continued

Salmon, Lingcod, Halibut And Sturgeon Offer Exciting Action

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If you like to fish saltwater in northern and Central California, you can take your pick of salmon, lingcod, halibut or sturgeon fishing at this time. Anglers fishing aboard New Easy Rider out of the Berkeley Marina and other boats … Continued

Deadly For Black Bass…

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A while back, we chatted about trout fishing in this column and I tossed out a few of my go to baits and strategies that tend to work across a range of different destinations and situations. This week I decided … Continued

California State Senate Unanimously Passes Fishing License Reform Bill!

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Last night, the California State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 187, authored by Senator Tom Berryhill, state legislation that will transition California’s calendar-based fishing license to one that is valid a full 12-months from the date of purchase. This is great … Continued

New Report: Extinction Likely for Majority of California’s Native Trout and Salmon

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If present trends continue, the majority of California’s imperiled native salmon, steelhead and trout are likely to be extinct within 100 years. That was the alarming news unveiled by scientists and conservation group leaders in a press teleconference announcing the … Continued

Council must not make ‘dual conveyance’ – AKA twin tunnels – preferred alternative in Delta Plan

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Below is my three-minute testimony before the Delta Stewardship Council on May 25. I was the last one to make public comment at the meeting. Unfortunately, many residents of the South Delta community of Discovery Bay were unable to speak … Continued

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