An Underwhelming 2016 Salmon Season

Every year, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) publishes a report on the previous year’s salmon fisheries along the West Coast. The report details escapement, or the Read More…

Gone crabbing

Lawson’s Landing could be one of the best-kept secrets on the North-Central California coast. This historic cattle ranch is known for its crabbing and clamming, although nearby Read More…

Water + Fish = Life

Water + Fish = Life. That’s one way to sum up the message of World Fisheries Day, which will be celebrated this week on November 21. The Read More…

Life afloat

Tonle Sap Lake has been called the heart of the Mekong. This dynamic Cambodian lake is the largest freshwater body in Southeast Asia, and it has been Read More…

Urban fishing

Fishing in Mekong cities looks a bit different than catching fish in rural villages. During a recent visit to Cambodia to train local researchers (see Makeshift lab), Read More…

Need a lift?

  Lift nets (called Gadung in Lao) are one of the most common types of fishing gear used in Southeast Asia. The gear consists of a fine Read More…

Salmon in Patagonia

Although salmon are native to the northern Pacific and Atlantic oceans, it’s not uncommon to travel to the other side of the globe and find freshly caught Read More…

Delta toad!

The Berkley Big Bass Challenge was last weekend on the Delta, and a number of Delta anglers turned out to catch a big fish, and cash a Read More…