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  • CDFW Volunteer Program in the Sacramento Area

    CDFW Volunteer Program in the Sacramento Area

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is currently seeking applicants for its Natural Resource Volunteer Program (NRVP) in the Sacramento Area.

  • New Guide to Heritage Trout Challenge Announced by CDFW

    New Guide to Heritage Trout Challenge Announced by CDFW

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has released the Angler’s Guide to the California Heritage Trout Challenge, a new online tool for those interested in fishing for California’s heritage trout. The guide provides anglers with detailed information on how to complete the Heritage Trout Challenge, including information about where to catch native trout, identification tips and a history of habitat restoration efforts.

  • Central Basin MWD Special Meeting on Delta Tunnels Benefits & Costs (Video)

    Central Basin MWD Special Meeting on Delta Tunnels Benefits & Costs (Video)

    In case you missed it, we traveled to East Los Angeles to present our side at the Central Basin Municipal Water District Special Meeting on California WaterFix.

  • Invasive Species Battle in Michigan Receives $3.5 Million

    Invasive Species Battle in Michigan Receives $3.5 Million

    Photo courtesy Huron Pines. With the help of volunteers, cooperative invasive species management areas remove tons of invasive frogbit from Michigan's waterways each year.

  • Growth rates for lake trout have diminished

    Growth rates for lake trout have diminished

    \You can make fishing better at Flaming Gorge Reservoir—and provide a healthy and tasty meal to your family and friends—by keeping your limit of lake trout.

  • Colorado River Trout Stocking Resumes

    Colorado River Trout Stocking Resumes

    Trout Stocking Program Resumes | After a three-year hiatus, catchable-sized rainbow trout from Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery (NFH) return to Colorado River waters downstream of Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • The Delta Needs Flows

    The Delta Needs Flows

    The 21-year-old Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan is outdated. The State Water Resources Control Board has begun the process to update this plan starting first with the most endangered river in America, the San Joaquin River. This process is called Phase I of SED for the San Joaquin River. Sign our petition to ask the Board to do the right thing.

  • Salmon Caught in US Reported to Be Infected With Tapeworm

    Salmon Caught in US Reported to Be Infected With Tapeworm

    A Japanese tapeworm has infected salmon that was caught off the North Alaskan coast, a new study published by the Center for Disease Control revealed.

  • Fishing Report Cards Due Soon

    Fishing Report Cards Due Soon

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds anglers and divers that Jan. 31, 2017 is the due date for turning in steelhead, sturgeon, abalone and north coast salmon report card data.

  • Last Remaining Area of Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery to Open

    Last Remaining Area of Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery to Open

    The last remaining area of the California coast will open to commercial Dungeness crab fishing. The area was previously closed due to elevated levels of domoic acid. The last closed area between Ten Mile River and Shelter Cove is scheduled to open on Jan. 16.

  • Salmon/Steelhead Protection with Columbia Sea Lion Removal

    Salmon/Steelhead Protection with Columbia Sea Lion Removal

    The states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho have permission from NOAA Fisheries to remove and even kill sea lions that eat substantial numbers of salmon and steelhead on the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam.

  • Prime Bluefin Tuna Brings $632,000

    Prime Bluefin Tuna Brings $632,000

    The 74.2 million yen winning bid for the prized but imperiled species was the second highest ever after a record 155.4 million yen bid in 2013 at the annual New Year auction at the famed Tsukiji market.

  • Memorandum Of Understanding Signed By Reclamation With Napa County Related To Lake Berryessa Recreation Management

    Memorandum Of Understanding Signed By Reclamation With Napa County Related To Lake Berryessa Recreation Management

    The Bureau of Reclamation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Napa County (County) Board of Supervisors related to recreation management at Lake Berryessa. The MOU supports the County's efforts to proceed with a Request for Information/Interest (RFII) through which they will hire a broker to contact representatives of the hospitality industry to determine possible interest in developing concession areas at Lake Berryessa.

  • Oil Rig Fire in Gulf of Mexico

    Oil Rig Fire in Gulf of Mexico

    Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraftNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a fire on an oil production platform near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday.

  • Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Habitat Conservation

    Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Habitat Conservation

    NOAA Fisheries today released a recovery plan for Oregon Coast coho salmon that calls for public-private partnerships to conserve habitat for the threatened species, positioning coho for possible removal from the federal list of threatened and endangered species within the next 10 years.

  • Lake Sturgeon Season to Open on Black Lake Feb. 4

    Lake Sturgeon Season to Open on Black Lake Feb. 4

    The 2017 total recreational harvest limit for Black Lake is seven lake sturgeon. However, to reduce the chance of exceeding the harvest limit, officials will close the season when one of two scenarios occurs:

  • The Sacramento Delta's dirty little secret (video)

    The Sacramento Delta's dirty little secret (video)

    The Sacramento Delta's dirty little secret reported from ABC 10

  • Action Alert: Start Off 2017 Protecting SF Bay-Delta Flows!

    Action Alert: Start Off 2017 Protecting SF Bay-Delta Flows!

    We are at the State Water Resources Control Board today for the last public hearing on Phase I of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan, fighting for adequate flows from the San Joaquin River to save fisheries and protect Delta people. You can watch this hearing live at this link.

  • Outdoor's New Year’s resolutions

    Outdoor's New Year’s resolutions

    Arizona Game and Fish offers 10 outdoor recreation ideas for 2017

  • Brown Trout Spawn Underway

    Brown Trout Spawn Underway

    White River Brown Trout Spawn Update Leviathan class brown trout residing in the White River have responded to nature's call to procreate in mass on the flow's shoals. An incalculably valuable resource, successful reproduction is "money the bank" for the Southern fly fishing fraternity. Local reports of big sow browns on the "redds" are very encouraging.