Coho Salmon

‘Ebola’ Level Threat To Northern California Salmon Forces Release Of More Water

Federal officials have released water reserves to combat the growing threat from a drought-fed parasite that a fisheries spokesman called the “Ebola” of salmon and which could result in a “die-off” to the state’s fragile salmon population.


A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Salmon Numbers Give North Coast Fishermen Hope

North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.


King salmon, also known as chinook

Vandals Release Remaining Salmon At Tiburon Center

Just days after vandals released 40,000 juvenile Chinook salmon into the San Francisco Bay, the remaining 20,000 young fish were released from their pens at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies over the weekend.


King salmon, also known as chinook

Vandals Ruin Student Salmon Raising Project In Tiburon

Forty thousand juvenile Chinook salmon, some raised by high school students, entered San Francisco Bay when their holding pens in Tiburon were vandalized this week.


Salmon in a bin (AP)

California Salmon Fishermen Gear Up For Strong Season

California’s commercial salmon fishermen will benefit from the first full season in years after federal fisheries regulators estimated a healthy Chinook salmon run this fall.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Salmon Release

North Coast Sees Surge In Fall Chinook Salmon Run

State wildlife officials say a threatened species of salmon has completed its fall run to a Mendocino County dam in record numbers.

CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

Wild Salmon.

Half Moon Bay Holds Wild Pacific Salmon Summit

Members of Congress, fishermen and scientists are gathering in Half Moon Bay to discuss ways to restore California’s once-abundant salmon runs.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/04/2010