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Fish and Game staff will prowl rivers checking salmon

There was all but a total collapse of salmon numbers a mere five years ago. Fishing for salmon in the ocean and river systems was closed.Salmon numbers have rebounded since then. S ...

Mercury-contaminated fish flop onto local tables

Many local fisherman and their families are chowing down on fish, and unsafe amounts of mercury, from the Sierra Nevada region, according to a study released by The Sierra Fund. ...

Increase in salmon numbers spawns Auburn Ravine optimism

Fish numbers are up in the river system that Pacific salmon pass through to spawn in Auburn Ravine. And the state Department of Fish and Game’s newly released figures from the f ...