Conservation Issues

Conservation issues blog.


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/5/2017 Saltwater Reports Salmon Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for 2017. The ocean salmon season north of Horse Mountain will be completely closed in 2017. All […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 5/5/2017


Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1 Date: 4/28/2017 Number: 17-041 Contact: Ali Bay – (916) 440-7259 SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast. The quarantine begins May 1 and applies to all species of […]

Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1 (5/5/2017)



Bills seek to provide $140M to fishing fleets– Times Standard Huffman: Legislation could provide $140M in relief left out of spending bill By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Wednesday, May 3, 2017 After Congress chose not to include millions in disaster relief funds for West Coast fishing fleets in its newest […]

Bills seek to provide $140M to fishing fleets 5/5/2017


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/28/2017   Saltwater Reports Salmon Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for 2017. The ocean salmon season north of Horse Mountain will be completely closed in 2017. […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/28/2017



  FERC requests more information on Klamath dam request http://www.siskiyoudaily.com/article/20170426/NEWS/170429682 https://ferconline.ferc.gov/quickcomment.aspx The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is currently considering an application to transfer the license for four dams on the Klamath River, and a recent letter from FERC to the dam owner’s general counsel gives a slight indication of where […]

FERC Requests Information on Klamath Dam 4/28/2017


Historically low numbers of fall-run and winter-run Chinook salmon have prompted the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC) to drastically limit the state’s salmon fishery for the remainder of 2017. In the Klamath Management Zone, which is the area between the Oregon/California border and Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. […]

CDFW-Low Salmon Projections Lead to Fisheries Restrictions, Some Closures in ...



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/14/2017 Reports Reports:  Most rivers will be closed for Steelhead except the Smith will remain open through April and Mainstem Eel River from the South Fork down river is open all year (See Regulations). The Chetco River, Redwood Creek, Mad River, South Fork Eel River, Van Duzen River […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/14/2017


California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border. The recreational salmon fishery north of Horse Mountain will remain closed for all of 2017 due to historically low numbers of Klamath River […]

RECREATIONAL OCEAN SALMON FISHERY TO OPEN SOUTH OF HORSE MOUNTAIN ...



Pacific Fishery council: Salmon season closure is being considered Tribe: ‘Money doesn’t replace the resource that we’re going to be losing’  By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Thursday, March 23, 2017 Both sport and commercial salmon fishing near the Klamath River could be completely closed this year as a result of […]

Klamath River Salmon Season Faces Closure Due to ‘unprecedented’ Forecast-TImes ...


Fishery groups receive state project funding- Times Standard 19 Humboldt County projects receive CDFW funding By Natalya Estrada, nestrada@times- standard.com, @natedoge4412 on Twitter Friday, March 17, 2017 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Wednesday selected 19 Humboldt County projects to receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection for salmonid habitat. […]

Fishery Groups to Receive State Project Funding 3/17/2017