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Showing Articles Tagged With: salmon

  • Photo courtesy Yuba County Water Agency

    Officials: Reduced Salmon Spawn On Yuba River Not A Concern

    Monday, August 10, 2015

    One of the agencies monitoring the Yuba River says the number of spring-run Chinook salmon moving upstream to spawn this year is less than a tenth of last year's total. But the Yuba County Water Agency says it isn't concerned with the decrease.

  • Fishing Ban Proposed On Stretch Of Sacramento River

    Monday, April 06, 2015

    State fisheries biologists have proposed a fishing ban on one of the most popular stretches of river for trout in California. They hope the temporary ban will protect endangered winter-run Chinook salmon struggling in the drought.

  • Salmon Leave Woodland Rest Stop After A Month-Long Stay

    Thursday, March 05, 2015

    Thousands of juvenile salmon are now swimming down the Sacramento River. They're twice as big as other salmon hatched at the same time after spending the last month hanging out in a Yolo County rice field.

  • Wildlife Agencies See Collapse of 2014 Winter Run Salmon

    Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    California and federal wildlife agencies say the entire winter-run of naturally-spawning Chinook salmon may have collapsed in 2014. The agencies will begin releasing triple the number of hatchery-raised juveniles next week.

  • Carson Jeffres / UC Davis

    Salmon Survival In California's Drought

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    Salmon rely on cool water temperatures and aquatic plants to survive. So California’s drought has hit them particularly hard. But UC Davis researchers have found one area where the fish are flourishing.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

    Salmon Fishing Seasons Recommended

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    The Pacific Fishery Management Council says it looks like it will be a good year for Sacramento fall run Chinook salmon.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

    Baby Salmon On The Move

    Thursday, March 06, 2014

    Chinook Salmon that are babies now -but will return as full-grown adults to California rivers in 2016- are beginning to make their way to the Pacific Ocean now.

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