Category Archives: Hatcheries

Helping the Salmon

A state partnership with a hatchery is promising great benefits to the salmon, as reported by this article from the Cal Sportsman Magazine. An excerpt. California may have experienced record rainfalls this past winter, but negative impacts due to the unprecedented … Continue reading

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Salmon Survived the Fires

Very good news from the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. The vast majority of 710,000 salmon and trout — including the state fish, the golden trout — and 100,000 eggs at two state hatcheries survived this week’s wildfires in Sonoma … Continue reading

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Hauling Salmon

An informative article from the Sierra Sun Times about a program catching and hauling salmon below and above dams to increase wild salmon. An excerpt. September 22, 2017 – By Kat Kerlin – Wild salmon, historically, are born in rivers, swim … Continue reading

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American River Salmon

A very informative article from the California Sport Fishing Blog about our local salmon. An excerpt. The American River is one of the larger tributaries of the Sacramento River (Figure 1). Its watershed runs from the central Sierra Nevada range, … Continue reading

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Salmon, Innovative Ideas

Hakai Magazine provides information on two very innovative ideas—one in flooding farmland and one in hatcheries—in this article. An excerpt. California, land of almonds, avocados, and Arnold. But beyond its famous edibles and a celebrity governor, California, like its Pacific … Continue reading

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Hatcheries, Saving the Salmon

Good story from California Fisheries Blog about the important role hatcheries play in saving salmon in the Central Valley Watersheds. An excerpt. In a recent post I discussed ways to improve hatchery salmon smolt survival to increase coastal and river … Continue reading

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Helping Salmon

By helping the hatcheries and, according to this article from the Calsport Fishing Blog, barging is the way to go. An excerpt. One way to effectively increase the California coastal salmon population is to increase survival of Chinook salmon smolts … Continue reading

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