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Upper Trinity River Chinook quota met for 2014; Upper Klamath above I5 reopens

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projects that the Upper Trinity River anglers will have met their upper Klamath River catch quota of 681 adult fall-run Chinook salmon above Cedar Flat by sundown on Friday, Oct. 24.

Starting Saturday, Oct. 25, anglers may still fish but can no longer keep adult Chinook salmon more than 22 inches. They may still keep a daily bag of three Chinook salmon under 22 inches in the Trinity River above Cedar Flat.

The fall-run Chinook salmon quota on the Lower Trinity River is 681 adult Chinook salmon from the confluence with the Klamath River up to Cedar flat. This sub-area quota has not been met yet, and anglers may retain one adult Chinook salmon as part of their three fish daily bag limit.

On Friday, Oct. 24, the Klamath River from the Interstate 5 bridge up to Iron Gate Hatchery reopens to the take of Chinook salmon over 22 inches.

The Iron Gate Hatchery has met the 8,000 adult fish number needed for spawning purposes.  This means anglers can keep one Chinook more than 22 inches as part of the three-fish daily bag limit in this section of the Klamath River.

CDFW reminds anglers that a salmon report card is required when fishing for Chinook salmon in anadromous portions of the Klamath basin.

Steelhead fishing remains open in all areas, with a daily bag of two hatchery steelhead or trout and possession limit of four hatchery steelhead or trout.

Hatchery steelhead or trout are defined as fish showing a healed adipose fin clip (the adipose fin is absent).

Anglers also are required to possess a steelhead report card when fishing for steelhead.

Anglers may keep track of the status of open and closed sections of the Klamath and Trinity rivers by calling 800-564-6479.

 

First Pick Builders sponsors youth soccer team

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Vineyard Run a huge success; full results posted

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Participants in the 25th Annual Vineyard Run for Literacy, held Oct. 12, raised more than $5,000 for the Lake County Literacy Coalition.

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California Outdoors: Gaffing a shark, hunting ducks on mountain lakes, trail cameras, planting fish

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Clear Lake State Park to host evening walk Oct. 18

Clear Lake State Park to host evening walk Oct. 18

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Stewardship Council announces donation of land to the United States Forest Service

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HVL Men's Niners Golf Club holds stroke-play tourney

HIDDEN VALLEY LAKE, Calif. – The HVL Men’s Niners Golf Club held a stroke-play tournament on Oct. 9.

The results were:

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California Outdoors: Moving wing waterfowl decoys, paying an old ticket, lead-free in condor zone

Moving wing waterfowl decoys

Question: With waterfowl season approaching, I was wondering if you could clarify Regulation 507 regarding duck decoys that move?

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Klamath River Chinook quota met

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projects that Klamath River anglers will have met their upper Klamath River catch quota of 702...

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