Category Archives: Hatcheries

Salmon in the American River

So far, this is a very good year, according to this report from ACWA. An excerpt. “Kat Perkins, a scientist with the Sacramento Water Forum, poured over an aerial image of the lower American River near Sailor Bar in Fair … Continue reading

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Bringing the Salmon Back

Interesting and controversial (only because the salmon, because of hatcheries, are doing fine) article from the East Bay Express about this. An excerpt. “Mike Hudson began commercially fishing about 25 years ago. Fishing was productive enough that he paid off … Continue reading

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Hatchery Salmon

Hatchery salmon are the result of protecting the salmon population after building the great dams that provide so much for California. This article from Action News Now describes the process hatchery salmon take getting to the ocean. An excerpt. “ANDERSON, … Continue reading

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Salmon back in the San Joaquin

This is very god news from the Department of Water Resources. An excerpt. “The San Joaquin River – the second longest river in California – was once home to one of the largest populations of spring-run Chinook salmon, a species … Continue reading

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Yolo Bypass, Great News

That it is being expanded is very good news, from Lake County News. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO – The Department of Water Resources has secured final state and federal approval for a project that will expand a migration corridor for fish … Continue reading

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Technology to get Salmon over Dams

This is huge and may remove one of the major arguments for not building Auburn Dam! Article from KOMO News. An excerpt. SEATTLE — A Seattle company called Whooshh Innovations (link to their website, https://www.whooshh.com/ ) has developed a creative way … Continue reading

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Salmon Stock Booming

That is the subject of this superb article from the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt. MORRO BAY, Calif.—The phones began ringing at Giovanni’s Fish Market & Galley a week after salmon season opened in May and have barely let up … Continue reading

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