East Bay Lakes Roundup

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  Los Vaqueros  (Byron) Rainbow trout offer you your best chance of hooking up now at Los Vaqueros Reservoir. Bank fishermen and rental boaters are landing the trout while fishing PowerBait, nightcrawlers and lures in the South Cove, Peninsula Cove … Continued

Karuk Tribe, Allies Add Forest Service to Lawsuit Protecting Salmon

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The Karuk Tribe and four environmental groups today expanded their complaint challenging the Westside Post Fire logging plan to include the United States Forest Service and Klamath National Forest over allegations that they violated federal law protecting imperiled salmon and … Continued

Event Alert: Stop the Tunnels, this Wednesday!

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The Zone 7 Water Agency is scheduled to vote to support the Delta tunnels project at a public meeting this Wednesday, according to an action alert from Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta (RTD). The vote centers around continued … Continued

Delta smelt population plunges to new record low

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The population of Delta smelt, an indicator species that demonstrates the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, has declined to a new record low population level, according to the spring 2016 surveys conducted by the California Department of Fish … Continued

Metropolitan Water District Authorizes Purchase of Four Delta Islands

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As Delta smelt and other fish species reach record low population levels and fishermen and fisherwomen brace for salmon restrictions this season, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California authorized the purchase of four islands in the San Francisco … Continued

Bureau to increase American River flows to 15,000 cfs

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Sacramento – The US Bureau of Reclamation today announced that it will increase water releases into the American River below Nimbus Dam from 8,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 15,000 cfs tomorrow morning starting at 7 a.m. to create space in Folsom Reservoir for … Continued