Feather

Sort:
Limit:

  • California's Feather River Hatchery Salmon Ladder Is Open

    California's Feather River Hatchery Salmon Ladder Is Open

    The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville opened Monday, Sept. 18, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers opened the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. Normally more than 3 million spring-run eggs and 12 million fall-run eggs are taken over the next two months in order to produce Chinook salmon for release next spring.

  • Feather River Salmon Spawning Restoration Project Video

    Feather River Salmon Spawning Restoration Project Video

    Last winter’s high river flows washed much of the gravel in the area downstream. Adult salmon need clean spawning gravel to dig their nests, called “redds,” where they lay their eggs.

  • Feather River Salmon Spawning Restoration Project

    Feather River Salmon Spawning Restoration Project

    In anticipation of salmon spawning season this fall, we placed 5,000 cubic yards of gravel in key salmon spawning areas of the Feather River in Oroville near the Feather River Fish Hatchery. Last winter’s high river flows washed much of the gravel in the area downstream. Adult salmon need clean spawning gravel to dig their nests, called “redds,” where they lay their eggs. This project improves and increases the spawning habitat available to the salmon, in an effort to boost salmon population.

  • Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

    Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

    An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 fall-run Chinook salmon were killed early yesterday morning at the Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility due to a pump failure from a faulty wire. More than two million remaining salmon at the facility will be released over the next month as they reach an appropriate size.

  • CDFW RELEASES FIRST MILLION OF EVACUATED FISH INTO FEATHER RIVER

    CDFW RELEASES FIRST MILLION OF EVACUATED FISH INTO FEATHER RIVER

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released one million state and federally listed threatened spring-run Chinook salmon into the Feather River on Monday, March 20.

  • Feather River Hatchery Closed Until Further Notice

    Feather River Hatchery Closed Until Further Notice

    Due to recent flooding from the Feather River, the Feather River Hatchery in Oroville will remain closed to the public until further notice.

  • Juvenile Salmon Rescue from Hatchery Below Oroville

    Juvenile Salmon Rescue from Hatchery Below Oroville

    CDFW is trying to make the best out of a tough situation by evacuating juvenile salmon from the Feather River Hatchery (just downstream from the Oroville Dam).

  • CDFW Rescues Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery

    CDFW Rescues Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery

    CDFW is trying to make the best out of a tough situation by evacuating juvenile salmon from the Feather River Hatchery (just downstream from the Oroville Dam).

  • Feather River Hatchery Fish Ladder Opened Today

    Feather River Hatchery Fish Ladder Opened Today

    The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville opened today, Monday, Sept. 19, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers opened the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. They will take more than 3 million spring-run eggs and 12 million fall-run eggs over the next two months in order to produce Chinook salmon for release next spring.

  • Invasive Mudsnails Detected in Lower Feather River; Anglers and Boaters Urged to Help Prevent Spread

    Invasive Mudsnails Detected in Lower Feather River; Anglers and Boaters Urged to Help Prevent Spread

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has confirmed the presence of New Zealand mudsnails in the low-flow section of the Feather River in Butte County, and is asking recreational users of the river to “clean, drain and dry” fishing and recreational gear and watercraft in order to help prevent the spread of these invasive snails.

  • Waft Fishing Iron Feather Demo

    Waft Fishing Iron Feather Demo

    The Iron Feather Bass Rod. Iron Feather Bass offers technology and performance that rods twice its price do not posses. Featuring premium components, advanced bite detection system, precision balance and unmatched lightness ,durabiliy and overall performance in its class.

  • Feather River (CA) Hatchery Fish Ladder to Open Sept. 14

    Feather River (CA) Hatchery Fish Ladder to Open Sept. 14

    The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville will open Monday, Sept. 14, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will open the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. and will take more than 3 million spring-run eggs and 12 million fall-run eggs over the next two months in order to produce Chinook salmon for release next spring