Conservation Issues

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Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/17/2017 Reports Reports:  River flow conditions and fishing were good for the Chetco, Smith and South Fork Eel River last week. The upper Trinity River has also provided more opportunities for fishing due to river conditions. The South Fork Eel River was an emerald green and nice to see some […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/17/2017


Pacific Fishery Management Council Vancouver, Washington – The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted three public review alternatives for the 2017 salmon seasons off the West Coast of the United States. The Council will select a final alternative at their next meeting in Sacramento, California on April 6-11. Detailed information about […]

Pacific Fishery Management Council Chooses Options for 2017 Salmon Season ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017 Reports River Reports:  WINTER STORM WARNING from 3/3/2017 Friday to 3/6/2017 Monday 10:00 am River flow conditions and fishing were good for the Chetco, and Smith towards the beginning of the week. The upper Trinity River has also provided more opportunities for fishing . Most coastal rives […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 3/3/2017



CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities Commercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season […]

CDFW-2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities 3/1/2017


It’s another court victory for Klamath Salmon but disease flushing flows are not assured by Felice Pace (Klam Blog) The Hoopa Valley Tribe, with a strong assist from a coalition led by the Yurok Tribe, won an important victory for Coho salmon and the Klamath River recently. If faithfully and properly […]

KlamBlog-It’s another court victory for Klamath Salmon but disease flushing ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/24/2017 Reports River Reports:  River flow conditions have been poor for the Chetco and Smith at the beginning of the week and not so favorable for other coastal rivers as usual. Most coastal river flows are high with poor clarity. Although rain is in the forecast, flows are predicted to […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/24/2017



Provided by CDFW Northern Region Total in-river run and hatchery returns in 2016 were the lowest since comprehensive basin-wide estimates began in 1978. Escapement to natural spawning grounds was the second lowest on record. 2016 Klamath Basin Megatable

Klamath Hatchery Returns in 2016 Lowest Since Estimates began in ...


Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/17/2017 Reports River Reports:  River flow conditions were decent for the Chetco and Smith at the beginning of the week and not so favorable for other coastal rivers as usual. Most coastal river flows are high with poor clarity and predicted to rise again next next week. There might be small window […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/17/2017


Feb. 12, 2017 _Oroville Dam: Crisis eases but more than 180,000 evacuated-Mercury News  The threat of imminent collapse of the Oroville Dam emergency spillway continued to ease Monday morning, hours after authorities ordered the evacuation of more than 180,000 downstream residents upon discovering damage to the structure. But there is […]

Oroville Dam Spillway Failure Evacuates 180,000 2/15/2017



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/10/2017 Reports River Reports:  River flow conditions have been decent for the Chetco and Smith but not so favorable for other coastal rivers. Most coastal river flows are high with poor clarity and predicted to rise next next week. There might be small window this weekend. Steelhead are finally making there way […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 2/10/2017