Breaking News: Bigfoot hunting is legal in Texas, but not in California!

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Let’s take a break from the presidential debates and non-stop media coverage of the November 2016 election and deal with a particularly urgent matter — whether or it’s legal or not to hunt for the elusive Bigfoot. Don’t try Bigfoot … Continued

Fishing and environmental groups ask agencies to dump Delta Tunnels or start over

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One day after Governor Jerry Brown once again posed as a “green governor” and “climate leader” while delivering the opening remarks at the 26th Annual Conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists, a coalition of fishing, conservation and public interest … Continued

The Big Money Behind Jerry Brown’s Water Policies

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This November 4 will be the second anniversary of the passage of Proposition 1, Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial water bond, a measure that fishing groups, California Indian Tribes, grassroots conservation groups and environmental justice advocates opposed because they considered it … Continued

Agribusiness Petition to Slash Striper and Black Bass Numbers Withdrawn

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In a big victory for fishing groups who were mobilizing for a huge turn out of anglers at the California Fish and Game Commission meeting in Folsom on August 25, Stewart Resnick’s Coalition for a Sustainable Delta Astroturf group and … Continued

Delta communities submit comments on environmentally unjust California WaterFix

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Jerry Brown is often falsely portrayed as a “climate leader” and “green governor” by the mainstream media, but he is pushing for the completion of the most environmentally destructive and environmentally unjust public works project in California history, the Delta … Continued

Yurok Tribe finds deadly disease in Klamath River salmon

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The Klamath River salmon fishery, an integral part of the culture, religion and livelihoods of the Yurok, Hoopa Valley and Karuk Tribes of Northern California, is going through some tough times this year. Because of the record-low run of fall-run … Continued

American River Water Releases Will Be Reduced to 2,000 Cfs

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(Sacramento) As normally happens every year, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will reduce releases from Nimbus Dam just before the fall-run Chinook salmon begin to move into the lower American River. The flows will be ramped down from 3,250 cfs … Continued

Are California Fish Hatcheries Going Broke?

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California legislators want to know if California fish hatcheries are going broke. Below is the press release about this issue from the California Sportfishing League: August 15, 2016 (Sacramento, CA): Late last week, 14 bipartisan members of the California Legislature … Continued

Commission will consider petition to reduce striped bass and black bass populations

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  Agribusiness interests and Southern California water agencies this spring launched a new attack in their campaign to eradicate striped bass as they scapegoat the popular gamefish for salmon and Delta smelt declines caused by decades of water exports from the … Continued

Legal victory by fishing groups could ‘pull rug out’ from Delta Tunnels plan

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Two fishing groups won a major legal victory against the federal government and agribusiness interests on July 25 when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Delta water contracts with the Westlands Water District and other irrigators. The ruling by … Continued