Senator Feinstein Drops Support for WIIN Act, A Big Ag Water Grab

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In a letter sent out to constituents on January 17, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she has withdrawn her support, at least for now, for the  WIIN Act, a controversial federal law that would have weakened protections for endangered salmon and steelhead and other fish … Continued

Jerry Brown Claims Delta Tunnels ‘Will Be Built’ In Exit Interview, Newsom Sworn In

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    At  an event at the Sacramento Press Club that I attended on December 18 entitled, “Jerry Brown, the Exit Interview,” Brown reflected on his five decades in public office, the state of political discourse in the country and … Continued

Jerking Winter Bass With The Ima Flit

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By Mark Fong Wintertime bass fishing can be a formidable endeavor for many reasons. Unstable weather, cold water, and low activity levels present a myriad of challenges for even the most ardent anglers. Lots of anglers believe that the only … Continued

For the first time ever, zero Delta smelt found in CDFW Fall Midwater Trawl

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For the first time ever, a fish survey that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) conducts every autumn turned up zero Delta smelt throughout the monitoring sites in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in September, October, November and December 2018. … Continued

State Water Board Approves Increased Flows for Lower San Joaquin River

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Save California’s Salmon staff – Mahlija Florendo, Regina Chichizola and Morning Star Gali – and Malcolm, Regina’s son, at the State Water Resources Control Board meeting in Sacramento on December 12. Photo by Dan Bacher. After a marathon hearing at … Continued