Drought Prompts Fish Evacuation at American River and Nimbus Hatcheries

With a fourth year of extreme drought conditions reducing the cold water supply available, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is moving fish out of the American River and Nimbus hatcheries for the second year in a row. 717 more words


Nor Cal Poke Poling

Hunting the elusive monkeyface eel on the Nor Cal coast. It starts off kinda slow since I didn’t have much footage to work with, but it picks up about halfway through. 29 more words

Emergency Fishery Closure Evaluation Process Adopted; Careful Angling Can Help Prevent Closures

The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted emergency regulations that grant the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) authority to temporarily close fisheries experiencing degraded environmental conditions that may affect fish populations. 566 more words


Nor Cal Fishing and Foraging


Monkeyface eel & mussel cioppino from a poke pole expedition on the rugged Marin coastline. The green blob is a cake made from wild fennel. 160 more words

Urban Fishing #1


These photos are from the Long Beach shoreline. Halibut are probably the grand prize for the average angler, but there’s a lot of other life forms cruising around out there…

Crystal Lake Hatchery to Supply Trout for Waters Normally Stocked by Quarantined Hatcheries

Crystal Lake Hatchery, operated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), is currently stocking thousands of rainbow trout weekly in Hat Creek and surrounding waters in Lassen, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou and Trinity counties. 690 more words

Fly Fishing Calendar

 What are the best times to try and schedule a fly fishing  expedition? When we talk about a fly fishing calendar, we aren’t  referring to a printed date book that you can hang on your wall. 392 more words

Fishing Calendar