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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 ...


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



Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/7/2017 Reports Reports:  CAUTION HIGH SURF ADVISORY TO FRIDAY 4PM Most rivers will be closed for Steelhead fishing in April except the Smith will remain open through April and Mainstem Eel River from the mouth to South Fork Eel River is open all year (See Regulations). The Chetco […]

Humboldt’s Friday Fishing Report 4/7/2017


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 ...



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


Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017 (PST) by The Columbia Basin Bulletin U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Wednesday determined there are commercial fishery failures for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington. In recent years, each of these fisheries experienced sudden and unexpected large decreases in […]

Department of Commerce Declares Fisheries Failures for Nine West Coast ...



Federal judge calls for collaborative approach to reduce fish deaths By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Monday, January 30, 2017 A federal judge is set to issue an order in the coming weeks for two federal agencies and a group of local tribes and environmental organizations to work together to develop […]

Judge set to order feds, tribes to work together on ...


Huffman works with Yurok Tribe on funding for fisheries disaster-Times Standard Yurok significantly affected by low runs By Natalya Estrada, nestrada@times-standard.com, @natedoge4412 on Twitter Wednesday, February 1, 2017 The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker declared a fisheries disaster for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, Washington and California in January. Of […]

Huffman to Focus on Yurok Tribe and Fisheries Closures 2/2/2017