Monthly Archives: November 2016


DATE — EVENT Weekends — Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve Tours. Volunteers lead walks every Saturday and Sunday, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost. The visitor center and main overlook are fully accessible. The day use fee […]

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar for December 2016 ...


CDFW Reports A roughly 120-mile portion of the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in northern California that was scheduled to open Dec. 1 will remain closed at the recommendation of state health agencies, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced today. But the fishery will open Dec. 1 north […]

Some Commercial Dungeness Crab Fisheries to Open; Some Areas Remain ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/25/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab reports have been good outside of Humboldt Bay when conditions have allowed. Decent sizes and quality too. North of the Sonoma-Mendocino county line is scheduled to open on Dec. 1. 2016. Commercial fishermen are allowed a 64-hour gear setting period before the season […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/25/2016



The CDFW’s Trinity River Project 2016 trapping summary through Julian week 46 (November 18). The Willow Creek Weir is done for the season. CDWF warns the public that there is still some hardware in the river, so those of you who might be floating/jetting by the WC weir site please be […]

Trinity River Hatchery Trapping Summary 11/25/2016


The US Fish and Wildlife Service along with the Yurok Tribe, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Forest Service, and Hoopa Valley Tribe have another weekly update for our Trinity River mainstem spawn survey.  The full update is posted on the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Fisheries webpage.  Trinity River spawn Survey update November 18, 2016. […]

Trinity River Spawn Survey 11/25/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/18/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab reports have been good outside of Humboldt Bay when conditions have allowed. Decent sizes and quality too. Point Reyes commercial crab season opened on Nov. 15, but some areas are closed due to high levels of domoic acid. The commercial Dungeness […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/18/2016



The US Fish and Wildlife Service along with the Yurok Tribe, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Forest Service, and Hoopa Valley Tribe have another weekly update for our Trinity River mainstem spawn survey.  The full update is posted on the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Fisheries webpage.  Trinity River spawn Survey update November 11, 2016. […]

Trinity River Spawn Survey 11/17/2016


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/11/2016 Reports Oceans: Dungeness Crab – Dungeness crab season opened with rough ocean conditions and there were small windows of opportunity to soak some pots. For those lucky enough to dump some pots, they were rewarded with a decent catch. Keep watch for the swell conditions for […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 11/11/2016


The US Fish and Wildlife Service along with the Yurok Tribe, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, US Forest Service, and Hoopa Valley Tribe have another weekly update for our Trinity River mainstem spawn survey.  The full update is posted on the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Fisheries webpage.  This weeks surveys were hampered by […]

Trinity River Spawn Survey Update from October 28, 2016 (11/9/2016)



CDFW’s Trinity River Project 2016 trapping summary through Julian week 44 (November 4). The fish continue to trickle into Trinity River Hatchery with an increase of 183 to 267 Total adult Chinook. See full Trinity River Trapping Summary (Oct 29-Nov 4) Reminder: CDWF asks those who are catching fish with tags […]

Trinity River Trapping Summary 11/09/2016