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Spring 2015 Derby Details

Once again it is that time of the year for the annual spring Steelheaders Derby. Hopefully it isn’t going to be as soggy as the past couple, but I know no one is holding their breath onthat….lol. I have posted a volunteer signup sheet in the park for any one that is willing to help […]

Revealing Spawning Video

Tip of the hat to Ken “Creekman” Davis for illustrating the latest California WaterBlog with his 35-second video of salmon spawning in Putah Creek. In an early December survey, Ken found that an estimated 200 salmon came to spawn in the stream – by far the most in more than 30 years on annual surveys. […]

2015 Spring Adult Transfer Complete

A very long four days, working with the Ontario Steelheaders with our annual spring adult steelhead trap and transport program on Ontario’s Saugeen River. We trap 1,000 pre-spawn adults at Denny’s Dam and drive and trailer them 50 miles upriver to the Beatty Saugeen and it’s great spawning waters. We only lower the trap twice […]

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the air and the Ontario Steelheaders / Lake Huron Fishing Club members started yesterday afternoon with their annual Saugeen River adult steelhead transfers. Just the first test lift yesterday. The trap was down for only two hours and 200 fish were captured and 150 transferred by trailer 40 miles upriver to the […]

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