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Amount of invertebrates shows health of Diamond Lake

Sorting through a mixture of plant matter and dirt taken from the bottom of Diamond Lake, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife staff are picking out minuscule mollusks, leeches and insects, identifying and counting each one to determine the health of the lake itself. 36 more words

Dept. Of Fish & Wildlife

Potential spawning habitat for endangered shortnose sturgeon

Catherine Johnston’s interest in ecology and fisheries research inspired her to pursue a Master of Science degree at the University of Maine studying how the recent removal of two dams might open up critical spawning habitat for endangered shortnose sturgeon ( 717 more words


Watch the redds, coming to a stream or river near you: mid October thru November!

You don’t fish with live bait or conventional gear for that matter as a fly angler. You don’t low hole other anglers and cut them off on the stream or river. 597 more words


Raining day fishing? You bet!

Firstly, it’s pretty important to know normal flows of the streams or rivers you plan to fish the most. This way you can always check the USGS ( 672 more words


Raging wildfires threaten drinking water | Columnists 

If you live in the Northwestern part of the continent, as I do, there has been no escaping this year’s extraordinary wildfire season.

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate their homes. 74 more words

Guest Opinion

Neil Creek a fish magnet? It is now

A project to reclaim lost salmon habitat on a milelong reach of Neil Creek through a private ranch is turning into a wild-fish magnet one year after completion — and in the process it’s turning heads in the fish restoration world. 51 more words

Mail Tribune

Kelowna's greenway users advised of upcoming work

Work is about to get underway along a section of the Mission Creek Greenway in Kelowna because of this spring’s higher-than-normal freshet flows.

The high water levels have caused changes to Misison Creek which now require repair and refinement of the floodplain and fish habitat restoration work that was completed in 2016. 138 more words