Tag Archives: California

Congressional Leadership Brings New Hope for the Klamath

                        By Brian Johnson In the Klamath Basin, it’s one darned thing after another. Late last week, in a move cheered by TU and our Klamath partners, a federal … Continue reading

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TU and Vet Voice Foundation take vets fishing to celebrate Independence Day

By Dave Lass I can think of no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by honoring the service of the men and women of our military, who have safeguarded our Constitutional freedoms for more than two centuries. And there’s … Continue reading

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Help Ensure the Future of California Salmon Fishing

Last year was a great year for Chinook salmon fishing in California – the best in more than a decade.  Certainly better than 2007, when Chinook populations crashed and resulted in a two-year moratorium on salmon fishing. (Are California Salmon … Continue reading

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Reinvesting in California’s Salmon and Steelhead

by Chandra Ferrari, TU California Water Policy Director Remember the great crash of 2007/2008?  No, not the financial disaster that wiped out 401(k) accounts and housing equity in record time.  I’m talking about the collapse of the California Central Valley … Continue reading

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A Serendipitous Stumble upon Theodore Roosevelt

“I ask of you the straightforward, earnest performance of duty in all the little things that come up day by day in business, in domestic life, in every way, and then when the opportunity comes, if you have thus done … Continue reading

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What I Wish I’d Said at Roger Miller’s Memorial Service

by Sam Davidson, TU California Field Director The fly fishing universe lost one of its brightest stars over the holidays.  Roger Miller, for decades one of California’s most ardent and effective advocates for cold water fisheries conservation, passed away on … Continue reading

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2012: A Great Year for California’s Wild Trout, Salmon and Steelhead!

From planting willows along stream banks to helping host a wild steelhead festival; from starting a new college chapter to celebrating the 40th anniversary of another chapter; from working with wine makers and grape growers in the Russian River Watershed … Continue reading

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Historic Milestone: Chinook Are Back In California’s Upper San Joaquin

by Rene Henery, TU’s California Science Director Yesterday, under a warm fall sun, I participated in the release of adult fall-run Chinook (king) salmon into the upper San Joaquin River below Friant Dam.  This release marked a historic milestone not … Continue reading

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Are California Salmon Here To Stay?

By Brian J. Johnson, TU California Director There’s good news for those who like to eat and catch salmon, and for the families they support: California is currently experiencing the best salmon season in a decade. Biologists are predicting a … Continue reading

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Casting Call Competition between Republicans and Democrats: And the Winners Are . . .

In collaboration with California Trout, Trout Unlimited in California co-hosted the third annual “Casting Call: A Celebration of California’s Unique Trout, Steelhead and Salmon Populations,” on the State Capitol grounds in Sacramento on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The event is … Continue reading

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