October Rains Push Russian River Flow Way Above Average, Helping SalmonMuch of the Bay Area received above average rainfall during the month of October.
Major Stretch Of San Joaquin River To Flow Year-Round In Effort To Restore SalmonThe milestone is expected by the end of the month, when a 150-mile stretch of the river begins flowing year-round for the first time in more than 60 years.
Salmon May Be Pricy In Stores This SummerSalmon caught off the Pacific Coast may be harder to find in stores this summer and cost more .
Officials Pump Millions Of Salmon Fingerlings Into Sacramento RiverFor the first time in two years, the federal government is using a special quarter-mile-long pipe to release millions of baby Chinook salmon from a hatchery directly into the El Nino-swollen Sacramento River.
Low Salmon Projections 'Punch In The Face' For FishermenBad days aren’t over yet for the Bay Area’s commercial fishing industry as fishermen on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf are facing restrictions during this year’s salmon season.
Fewer Salmon Than Usual Swimming Off Northern California Coast; Drought Likely To BlameThere are fewer salmon than usual swimming in the ocean off of Northern California and that could impact the fishing season this summer.
3 Marine Species That Call Bay Area Home Added To Endangered ListThere’s a new five year plan aimed at protecting endangered marine species, including three that make their home in and around Marin County.
FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon; 'Frankenfish' Fit For Human ConsumptionCritics call it “frankenfish,” but the Food and Drug Administration granted its approval on Thursday, saying the faster-growing salmon is safe to eat. It could be available in a couple of years.
Untreated Water Released Into Russian River Tributary To Protect FishThe Camp Meeker Recreation and Park District near Occidental in western Sonoma County is releasing untreated water from its treatment facility into a tributary of the Russian River to protect the summer rearing of coho salmon and steelhead.
Drought Dries Up San Jose's Guadalupe River After Years Of RestorationThe Guadalupe River, which runs through San Jose, has dried up.
Costco Customer Reports Finding Worm Squirming Around In Salmon Package In Concord StoreA Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store.
West Coast Drought Producing 'Unprecedented' Lethal Conditions For Salmon, TroutIn California, inland fisheries managers are considering emergency closures on several rivers so that fish weakened by the warm water do not die, even if they are released by anglers.