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  1. CDFW proposes emergency fishing closure of Sacramento River section to a protecta winter ChinookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    The Brown administration, in collaboration with the Obama administration, has driven winter run Chinook closer to extinction through the abysmal management of Northern California reservoirs and rivers during the drought. Ninety-five percent of winter Chinook eggs and young fish perished last year, due to the virtual emptying of Trinity Reservoir on the Trinity River, Shasta Lake on the Sacramento River, Lake Oroville on the Feather River and Folsom Lake on the American River.


  2. The Schoolie Stripers Move InRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    Anglers are still hooking striped bass on the lower Feather River, but it appears most of the fish are shakers or small keepers up to 5 pound;. "The majority of big fish we were seeing a few weeks ago have left," reported Bob Bouck e of Johnson's Bait and Tackle.


  3. Steelhead Spawning Is Over For SeasonRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    The Feather River Fish Hatchery staff has finished spawning steelhead this season and ended up trapping almost exactly half of the number of fish that they spawned last season. "We trapped a total of 746 steelhead and spawned 366 of those fish," said Penny Crawshaw from the Feather River Fish Hatchery .


  4. Big Numbers Of Spotted Bass Excite AnglersRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    Boaters are hooking big numbers of spotted bass as the pre-spawn bite at Lake Oroville continues just don't expect to catch many big ones. "The pre-spawn bite is on at Oroville," disclosed Brent Cline of Oroville Outdoors.


  5. Fish Agencies, Anglers Are Optimistic About 2015 Ocean Salmon SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    State and federal fishery scientists speaking at the annual salmon informational meeting held in Santa Rosa on Thursday, February 26, shared encouraging news for sport and commercial anglers for the upcoming 2015 ocean salmon season, in spite of the continuing drought in California. Abundance forecasts, developed in modeling based on the 2014 returns of salmon to the rivers, indicate there are 652,000 adult Sacramento River fall Chinook salmon and 423,800 adults from the Klamath River fall run in the ocean this year.


  6. Steelhead Spawning ContinuesRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    The steelhead numbers returning to the Feather River Fish Hatchery this season continue to be about half of those last year The hatchery has trapped a total of 677 adults and 66 half pounders this season, a total of 743 fish. That compares to a total of 1507 fish last, including 1472 adults and 33 half pounders.


  7. Huge Steelhead Show At HatcheryRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Fish Sniffer

    While the numbers of steelhead trapped this year at the Feather River Fish Hatchery are down from last season, hatchery staff have seen some exceptionally large fish. "We have trapped two females in the 17 pound range and two males in the 18 to 19 pound class," said Penny Crawshaw at the Feather River Fish Hatchery.


  8. Steelhead Numbers Alarmingly Low at Nimbus Fish HatcheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Fish Sniffer

    The upper section of the American River that has been closed to fishing since November 1 will reopen to steelhead fishing on January 1, 2015, but the outlook for the fishing is not very promising, based on a very low fish count to date at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery. This stretch of river is from the U.S. Geological Survey gauging station cable crossing about 300 yards down-stream from the Nimbus Hatchery fish rack site to the SMUD power line crossing at the southwest boundary of Ancil Hoffman Park.


  9. Another Good Year For Salmon Spawning ReportedRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Fish Sniffer

    Few anglers are fishing for steelhead or king salmon on the Feather River. The low combined flows of 950 cfs below the Thermalito Afterbay Outlet have deterred most boaters and bank anglers from trying for either species in the open sections of river.


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