salmon

Anglers are asked to help in survival of sturgeon

Sturgeon are big fish, a specie that dates to prehistoric times. It’s a fish that certainly won’t win any beauty contests. In fact, they’re quite ugly.It’s ...

Abalone fishery now officially closed in Sonoma County

The dying off of abalone since August throughout the diving areas of Sonoma County has been reported here.It was attributed to a red tide, bacteria-laden water so called because it ...

Suprise, surprise: salmon, salmon everywhere

When the salmon runs in the Valley collapsed a few years back, a friend of mine put it best when he said that it felt like an old friend had died. The void was immense and thousand ...

Try trolling to land those salmon

Well, kiddies what we have here is a good ol’ fashioned salmon season on the Sacramento River near downtown and the fishing has been good! One of the best ways to get yoursel ...

Pig hunts to be offered in Yolo County

California is home to many wild pigs, and farmers aren’t happy with the damage the porkers do in their rooting for foodstuffs. Essentially, wild pigs aren’t much more t ...

Strong salmon season a pleasant surprise

I will be the first one to admit that I didn’t expect to see salmon fishing in the Central Valley one tenth as good as it has been so far this year. Following several years o ...

A lifejacket is required for each person aboard

There’s only one thing worse than not having a lifejacket aboard your boat, and that’s having a lifejacket that doesn’t fit properly.The law requires a lifejacket ...

Valley salmon report not so gloomy after all

Well, salmon season’s been open for a month now in the Sacramento Valley and I’d have to say that I am generally pleasantly surprised with the amount of fish around. Le ...

Salmon action is heating up, so make sure your equipment is ready

Well, salmon season in the Valley rivers isn’t exactly on fire yet, but there are some beautiful chrome kings being taken. It’s too early yet for the American to really ...

Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Bait fish, minnow population down in Lake Tahoe

The largest freshwater lake in the United States is partly in California. We share that lake with Nevada. It’s Lake Tahoe.People come from all over the world to see the lake. It' ...

River salmon opener looking bleak

After several long years, Chinook salmon fishing returns on a full-blown basis to the Sacramento, American and Feather Rivers on Saturday. That’s the exciting news. Much less th ...

The return of salmon season looms next week

Well, it’s been a long time coming, but we actually have a (mostly) full-blown salmon season opening up in the Central Valley next week!Portions of the Sacramento, Feather an ...

Salmon season around the corner

Wow… what a difference a week makes. We go from rain to 100 degrees in several days. What’s next? Snow in July? Anyway, the snow pack is suddenly melting at a high rat ...

Millions of baby salmon already released from Nimbus Hatchery

A few thousand salmon find their way back to their home stomping grounds each year, the Nimbus Hatchery. When they return, it’s the end of their life cycle.To propagate future ge ...