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Steelhead Trout

Two men fish from a pier along the Sacramento River in Rio Vista. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Trout From American River Hatcheries Evacuated Due To Drought

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.

06/17/2014

trout trapped in Gilroy creek. South Bay. California drought. Water drying up.

Wildlife Workers Rescue Trapped Trout From Drought Stricken Gilroy Creek

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.

06/11/2014

San Francisquito Creek. (CBS)

Barrier Removed From Peninsula Creek Allows Endangered Fish To Migrate

Representatives of federal, state and local agencies Thursday announced the elimination of a 105-year-old barrier in a creek between Palo Alto and Menlo Park to allow endangered steelhead trout to migrate upstream from San Francisco Bay.

09/05/2013

Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir, with Crystal Springs Dam and an elevated portion of Interstate 280 in the background. (SF Public Utilities Commission)

Burst Chlorinated Water Pipe Kills Fish Near Crystal Springs Reservoir

At least 30 fish were killed after a drinking water pipe burst and sent thousands of gallons of chlorinated water into a Peninsula creek.

02/12/2013

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Marijuana Farm Threatened Trout Spawning In Santa Clara County

An illegal marijuana grow on the Llagas River near Morgan Hill was discovered and cleaned up just in time for the spawning of steelhead trout.

11/03/2011

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