Monthly Archives: September 2014


SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by Assembly member Wesley Chesbro (D-North Coast) that protects California’s native salmon and steelhead by banning the commercial production of genetically altered, or “transgenic,” non-native salmon. “I thank Governor Brown for understanding the importance of protecting California wild salmon and steelhead […]

Gov signs Chesbro bill to protect fisheries from genetically modified ...


TrinityRiverSpawningSurvey_Sep28_2014
Trinity River flows came back down to base flow on Wednesday 9/24 and fisheries crews surveyed from Lewiston Dam to Pigeon Point.  They mapped the locations of 154 redds and 26 carcasses over three days.  Now that flows are back down, hopefully activity will ramp up quickly and they can start to […]

Mainstem Trinity River Spawning Survey Update 9/28/2014





Public Input Sought at Red Abalone Fishery Management Workshops SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend a series of workshops kicking off the Red Abalone Fishery Management Plan development process. CDFW specifically seeks public opinion regarding red abalone fishery goals, priorities […]

CDFW Invites Public Input for Red Abalone Fishery 9/26/2014


Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary for the 2014 Season The Trinity River Hatchery continued to trap and process fish during the high flow event. Total combined Chinook salmon increased from 522  the previous week (Sept. 10-16) to 861 (Sept. 17-23). Total combined Steelhead increased from 1 (Sept. 10-16) to 23 (Sept. […]

Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary 9/26/2014



Junction City Weir Trapping Summary for the 2014 Season The Trinity River’s Junction City and Willow Creek weirs were out of operation during Julian week 38 due to the emergency augmentation flow release from Lewiston Dam. The Junction City Weir is done trapping for the season and will not be re-installed. The Willow […]

Junction City Weir Trapping Summary 9/26/2014


Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary for the 2014 Season The Trinity River’s Junction City and Willow Creek weirs were out of operation during Julian week 38 due to the emergency augmentation flow release from Lewiston Dam. The Willow Creek weir resumed trapping on the evening of Sep 24. The Trinity […]

Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary 9/26/2014


TrinityRiverSpawningSurvey_Sep15_2014
Mainstem Trinity River spawning survey update through Sept 15   Fisheries Crews went out last week for spawning surveys on the Trinity River but high flows cut the spawning survey short. Trinity River surveys were conducted on Monday 9/15  at Lewiston Dam to Bucktail and Round House to Pigeon Point. 16 new redds were […]

Mainstem Trinity River Spawning Survey Update 9/25/2014