Action Alert! Ask San Francisco to do its part to protect salmon and the environment.
If you live in San Francisco, or have family or friends that do, please help us urge San Francisco Mayor London Breed to hire a new general manager to run the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission who reflects San Francisco’s values and leadership in protecting the environment and the City’s salmon fishing industry.
Dave Hurley’s Salmon Tip of the Week
Lake Berryessa remains hot for king salmon along with kokanee starting to show up. It’s early in the season, but it is happening in many locations. Salmon season may open up as early as April 3rd. Stay Tuned!
All the major salmon rivers in California are now dammed, cutting off access to habitat and the natural flows salmon need to survive. River banks, side channels, and floodplains, all needed to rear salmon, have been badly altered.
Restoring some semblance of more natural river conditions, with adequate cold water flows, and bank, side channel and floodplain habitat is needed to restore salmon. Maximizing hatchery production is needed to keep the industry viable.
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