Rainbow trout and steelhead are being evacuated from two hatcheries on the American River amid concern the state’s drought will cause the water to become warm enough to kill the fish.
A rescue operation is underway Wednesday afternoon to catch and save a federally threatened fish stranded in a South Bay creek that’s quickly drying up.
Diners Can Eat Guilt-Free As 13 Groundfish Species Including Snapper, Sole, Lingcod Certified Sustainable
Bay Area fisherman and diners can celebrate and eat guilt-free as 13 groundfish species including red snapper, Dover sole and lingcod are certified as sustainable.
Hundreds of dead carp have littered the shores of Lake Mendocino, closing it off to swimming for the time being.
Killing one species to save another sounds like a drastic solution, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is doing in California to protect the Spotted Owl from a predator that happens to be its distant cousin.
Try out these tips from John Gierach, author of “All Fisherman Are Liars,” the next time the fish just aren’t biting.
In DNA testing by a conservation group, over 40 percent of seafood samples from California restaurants were not the fish that was on the menu, and that’s prompting the legislature to consider making labeling rules clearer.
State and wildlife officials have come up with a plan to move hatchery-raised salmon in tanker trucks down the Sacramento River if the river and its tributaries are too shallow because of the drought.
A mountain lion was spotted in its native habitat along the hillsides surrounding Vacaville, but because of the popularity of trails in the area and public concern, the city is issuing a warning to be cautious.
South Bay fishermen typically know where the best spots are for fishing, but for newcomers to the sport, it’s helpful to know where to go for the best chance of catching a prize for the day.