Hatchery Delta Smelt: Hope for the Species?

The beleaguered delta smelt continues to decline in California, leading some experts to believe it will soon be extinct in the wild. Meanwhile, scientists have successfully cultured Read More…

Flashback Friday: Hatchery History

Our recent Fish Reports on the 2016 and 2017 salmon seasons highlight the major role fish hatcheries play in California's salmon fishery. On today's Flashback Friday, we Read More…

In search of hatchery solutions

As discussed in a recent Fish Report, the hatchery system in California is currently facing a growing number of concerns about the role fish hatcheries should play Read More…

California hatchery concerns

Fish planting from hatcheries is a more-than-100-year-old solution to supplement stocks that have declined due to a range of issues and impacts. While many stream fish populations Read More…