Casey Graham of Coarsegold took this video of trout struggling in Mammoth Pool reservoir. California Department of Fish and Wildlife is blaming Southern California Edison, saying the utility released too much water from the reservoir.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers Fishing in the City clinics in the Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. This short video shows a few basic casting techniques when fishing from the shore. For more information go to https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing-in-the-City/Sac.
The Whooshh Fish Transport System, also known as the "salmon cannon" gives fish a much-needed boost over dams so they can swim upstream to spawn. Research has shown no significant differences in injury rates, immune response, stress response, or gamete viability between fish using Whooshh's system versus trap and haul.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers two Free Fishing Days each year. The next free day is Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. On these days, you can fish without a sport fishing license. For more information visit the CDFW on Facebook @CaliforniaDFW and https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/.
This video shows you how to fish for kelp bass with live bait. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering free Ocean Fishing Workshops Aug. 26 and 27 to teach people about California's many ocean fishes, the environment they live in, and how to fish for them. The program is hosted by The California Fishing Passport Program. For more information go to their Facebook page, @California.Fishing.Passport.
Several times during the year the California Department of Fish and Wildlife aviation unit plants trout in the high mountain lakes using aircraft. The routes are planned for a safe entry and exit into the lake regions. Precise drop points are calculated using GPS to ensure all the fish get placed in the lakes for anglers who hike or camp at these isolated waterways. This video posted first on Facebook July 19 by @CaliforniaDFW shows the fish leaving the plane.
These migrating sockeye are trying to make the leap up the lower falls of the Dog Salmon River in Alaska. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service posted this video to its Facebook page @usfws back in May 2017.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers two free fishing days this year, July 1 and Sept. 2. While all fishing regulations, such as bag and size limits, gear restrictions, report card requirements, fishing hours and stream closures remain in
Helpful tips to avoid a surprise encounter with a rattlesnake and what to do if you're bit, from Scott Smith, who teaches about reptiles and amphibians. Know when they're active and how they judge danger.
The Mariposa Sheriff's Department reminds travelers to check road conditions before leaving the house. Temperatures in Yosemite are expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4pm, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park, the Sierra foothills and the Kern County mountains received a dusting of snow Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. Temperatures in Yosemite were expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4p.m, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.