Monthly Archives: October 2014



Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary Update for Oct. 22 to Oct 28. Total combined Chinook decreased for the 3rd week from 90 to 13. Total combined Steelhead decreased from 252 to 129 1. This weir is designed to capture and estimate the population of fall Chinook salmon, coho salmon and adult fall-run steelhead and is typically operated from late August through […]

Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary 10/30/2014


Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary Update for Oct. 22 to Oct 28. Fall Chinook Salmon counts begin and what is considered to be Spring Chinook has ended. Grand total combined Spring Chinook from Sept. 2 to Oct. 21 = 3,952 Total combined Chinook increased this week from 69 to 391. Total combined Steelhead decreased from 7 to 0. […]

Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary 10/30/2014



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Trinity River Spawning Survey Update Last week fishery crews surveyed the Trinity River from Lewiston Dam to Pigeon Point and from Hawkins Bar to Rolands Bar in Hoopa. Turbid water conditions prevented survey of Rolands Bar to Weitchpec. A total  of 445 redds and 622 carcass locations were mapped, with a decrease in redds and increase […]

Trinity River Spawning Survey 10/28/2014


Weather Reports indicate more rain in the forecast this week and should increase river flow by Friday 10/31. Salmon and Steelhead should continue moving further upstream. Monitor current and projected flows on the River Flow page.   Gear Roe, Kastmasters, Kwikfish, Cleos, Worms and Spinners (Panther Martins and Blue Fox #5) have been working great for […]

River Fishing Report 10/28/2014




Groups that support/ endorse NO on PROP 1.    AFSCME District Council 57 Ballona Institute Butte Environmental Council Cal Berkeley Democrats California Sportfishing Protection Alliance California Striped Bass Association CREDO California Water Impact Network Chico Conservation Voters Coast Action Group Center for Biological Diversity Central Delta Water Agency Concerned Citizens Coalition […]

NO on Prop 1 Supporters 10/23/2014


Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary Update for Oct. 15 to Oct 21. Total combined Chinook decreased from 330 to 69. Total combined Steelhead slightly increased from 3 to 7.   Chinook Coho Steelhead Julian Grilse 2 Adults Combined Grilse 2/ Adults Combined Adults week Inclusive dates Total Ads 3 Total Ads 3 […]

Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary 10/23/2014


Trinity River Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary Update for Oct. 15 to Oct. 21. Total combined Chinook decreased for the second week from 172 to 90. Total combined Steelhead increased from 69 to 252.   Chinook Coho Steelhead Julian Trap Grilse 2 Adults Combined Grilse 2 Adults Combined 1/2 lbers 2 Adults Combined […]

Willow Creek Weir Trapping Summary 10/23/2014



On Friday, Oct. 24, the Klamath River from the Interstate 5 bridge up to Iron Gate Hatchery reopens to the take of Chinook salmon over 22 inches. The Iron Gate Hatchery has met the 8,000 adult fish number needed for spawning purposes.  This means anglers can keep one Chinook over […]

Upper Klamath River Above Interstate 5 Reopens 10/22/2014