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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


Lewiston Dam Media Contact: Russell Grimes, 916-978-5100 For Release: April 14, 2017 WEAVERVILLE, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation announced today that releases from Lewiston Dam into the Trinity River will increase on Saturday, April 22, and will reach approximately 11,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) by Wednesday, April 26. […]

Bureau of Reclamation Announces 2017 Schedule for Release into Trinity ...



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 ...


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


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