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Baby Salmon Trucked To Delta In Response To Extreme Drought

“These fish, they’re tiny and they’re lousy swimmers,” said John McManus with the Golden Gate Salmon Association. “They don’t swim down the river ocean, they get flushed down by rain and snowmelt, of which we don’t have very much of this year.”


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Flooding Rice Fields In Winter Could Help Raise Bigger Salmon

Floodplain-raised fish have shown a higher survival rate and a larger size over river-raised salmon.


File photo of a salmon fish. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Lawsuits Could Bring About Changes At West Coast Fish Hatcheries

People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead decimated by overfishing, logging, mining, agriculture and hydroelectric dams, and bring them to a level where government would no longer need to regulate fisheries.


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Ambitious Calif. River Restoration Problem Plagued

A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river’s flow a half century ago.



Strong Salmon Season Predicted In Rivers After Many Down Years

The Department of Fish and Wildlife says we’re in store for an above-normal salmon season. So many are already coming upstream from the ocean, you can see them slapping up against the weir at the Nimbus Hatchery.


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Calif. Farmers Sue Over Water Releases For Salmon

Farmers in California’s San Joaquin Valley are suing the federal government over the planned release of water from a Northern California reservoir to prevent a salmon kill in the lower Klamath River.


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Nevada City Man Catches Record-Breaking Salmon At Lake Tahoe

A Nevada City man has landed the biggest Kokanee salmon ever caught at Lake Tahoe, breaking a record that stood for four decades.


Chinook Salmon Released In American River

American River Is Beginning Of Salmon Journey

Millions of Chinook salmon were released into the American River, representing a critical part of the state’s economy.


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Lodi Fisherman Reunited With His Stolen Holiday Salmon

It’s a one-of-a-kind Christmas display that was stolen from a fisherman’s front yard.


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Food For Thought – 5 Foods To Enhance Brain Function

With Tax Day rapidly approaching, we need our minds to be sharp. Check out these tasty foods to help you think.


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FBI Investigates Vandalism Of Tiburon Salmon Pens

Federal and local authorities are investigating vandalism at an environmental studies center that led to the release tens of thousands of baby Chinook salmon from holding pens, a practice animal rights activists have criticized as inhumane.


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Guide to Fall Festivals

In agrarian areas such as ours, fall means harvest time. Hop in the car and taste some of our natural
resources at the Return of the Salmon Festival in Anderson and the Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn.