Trinity River Grownup Chinook Salmon Quota Met
Primarily based upon California Division of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projections of the leisure fall-run Chinook salmon catch on the Trinity River, anglers will quickly meet the quotas for each the Higher Trinity River and Decrease Trinity River.
The Higher Trinity River quota can be met as of 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 24. This triggers the closure of the grownup fall-run Chinook salmon fishery on the Trinity River from the Outdated Lewiston Bridge to the Freeway 299 West Bridge at Cedar Flat.
The Decrease Trinity River quota can be met as of 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 31. This triggers the closure of the grownup fall-run Chinook salmon fishery on the Trinity River from the Denny Highway Bridge at Hawkins Bar to the confluence with the Klamath River.
Each sectors will stay open for fishing and the harvest of jack (two-year-old) Chinook salmon lower than or equal to 23 inches. All grownup Chinook salmon caught have to be instantly launched and reported on the angler’s North Coast Salmon Report Card.
Following the closure of the Decrease Trinity River sector, grownup Chinook salmon harvest can be closed all through the Klamath-Trinity basin. Nonetheless, some subsectors might re-open if CDFW’s Iron Gate Fish Hatchery and/or Trinity River Hatchery attain egg take targets. Subsequent press releases can be issued ought to these re-openings happen.
Anglers might monitor the quota standing of open and closed sections of the Klamath and Trinity rivers by calling the knowledge hotline at (800) 564-6479.
For extra info concerning Klamath River fishing rules, please seek the advice of the 2021-2022 California Freshwater Sport Fishing Laws at wildlife.ca.gov/rules.
Media Contacts:Dan Troxel, CDFW Klamath River Venture, (707) 822-0330Peter Tira, CDFW Communications, (916) 215-3858