[env-trinity] Trinity Journal: DFG opts for longer salmon season; expects banner year

Dan Bacher danielbacher at fishsniffer.com
Wed Jul 3 08:57:56 PDT 2013


Hey Tom

That article is from 2012. The regulations are different this year.

Thanks
Dan


On Jul 3, 2013, at 8:17 AM, Tom Stokely wrote:

> http://www.trinityjournal.com/sports/outdoors/ 
> article_73054104-8e8f-11e1-8408-001a4bcf6878.html
> DFG opts for longer salmon season; expects banner year
>
> Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6:15 am
> The Fish and Game Commission adopted inland salmon fishing  
> regulations for the Klamath-Trinity rivers at its April 18 meeting.  
> Longer seasons and increased fishing opportunities are the  
> hallmarks of what is expected to be a banner season for ocean and  
> river anglers.
> "We are optimistic that excellent ocean and inland salmon seasons  
> lie ahead for California anglers," said Department of Fish and Game  
> Director Charlton H. Bonham. "This could be one of the best salmon  
> seasons in a decade, supporting both recreational and commercial  
> fishermen and their communities."
> The newly adopted ocean salmon sport fishing regulations conform to  
> those adopted by the Pacific Fisheries Management Council. The  
> opening date in the Klamath Management Zone is May 1. All other  
> zones are currently open. Complete ocean salmon regulations are  
> posted at www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/oceansalmon.asp.
> On the Trinity and Klamath rivers the daily bag limit is four  
> chinook of any size and eight in possession prior to reaching the  
> quota. All anglers must have Salmon Harvest Cards in their  
> possession when fishing for salmon on the Klamath and Trinity rivers.
> Key elements of the newly adopted inland salmon seasons and  
> regulations for the Klamath and Trinity rivers are listed below.  
> The full regulations package approved by the Commission is  
> available at www.fgc.ca.gov/regulations/2012/index.aspx.
> TRINITY RIVER
> Open to fall-run chinook salmon fishing from Sept. 1 through Dec.  
> 31 with a daily bag limit of four chinook salmon of any size. The  
> possession limit is eight chinook salmon of any size. The 2012  
> quota for the Klamath River basin is 67,600 fall-run salmon more  
> than 22 inches long. Once this quota has been met, no chinook  
> salmon greater than 22 inches long may be retained (anglers may  
> still retain a limit of chinook salmon under 22 inches). A weekly  
> DFG status report will be available by calling 1-800-564-6479. The  
> Trinity River main stem downstream of the Highway 299 Bridge at  
> Cedar Flat to the Denny Road Bridge in Hawkins Bar is closed to all  
> fishing Sept. 1 through Dec. 31.
> Open to spring-run chinook salmon fishing from Jan. 1 through Aug.  
> 31. The daily bag and possession limit is two chinook salmon. The  
> take of salmon is prohibited from the confluence of the South Fork  
> Trinity River downstream to the confluence of the Klamath River  
> from Jan. 1 through Aug. 31.
> KLAMATH RIVER
> Open to fall-run chinook salmon fishing from Aug. 15 through Dec.  
> 31 with a daily bag limit of four chinook salmon of any size. The  
> possession limit is eight chinook salmon of any size. The 2012  
> quota for the Klamath River basin is 67,600 fall-run salmon more  
> than 22 inches long. Once this quota has been met, no chinook  
> salmon greater than 22 inches long may be retained (anglers may  
> still retain a limit of chinook salmon under 22 inches). A weekly  
> DFG status report will be available by calling 1-800-564-6479.
> Open to spring-run chinook salmon fishing from Jan. 1 through Aug.  
> 14 with a daily bag and possession limit of two salmon. The take of  
> salmon is prohibited on the Klamath River from Iron Gate Dam  
> downstream to Weitchpec from Jan. 1 through Aug. 14.
> All other regulations for bag and possession limits for trout,  
> salmon and other species, as well as general information about  
> restrictions on fishing methods and gear on the above rivers, are  
> available on the DFG Web site at www.dfg.ca.gov/regulations.
>
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