Threatened Green Sturgeon Rescued from Fremont Weir and Returned to Sacramento River

  Biologists from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently saved a Sacramento River green sturgeon trapped in the Fremont Weir. The five-and-a-half-foot long fish was stranded in the nearly two-mile-long concrete weir when Sacramento River floodwaters receded. Sturgeon in this area are migrating up the Sacramento River to spawn above Red Bluff. Read more about Threatened Green Sturgeon Rescued from Fremont Weir and Returned to Sacramento River[…]

CDFW Releases a Million 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. These were the first fish to be released that were evacuated from Read more about CDFW Releases a Million Evacuated Fish into Feather River[…]

Sacramento river fishing report

▪ LAKE CAMANCHE Crappie are starting to bite in earnest at both ends of the lake, with crappie jigs responsible for 20 crappie weighing a total in excess of 29 pounds. A huge catfish at 29.35 pounds was taken out of the South Shore Pond on chicken livers for the second huge catfish landed in Read more about Sacramento river fishing report[…]

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