Rainbow Trout Hit Hard by Hot Water

The Stanislaus River is home to one of the largest populations of rainbow trout in California’s Central Valley, but a new report shows the fish have suffered Read More…

What goes up must come down

Tens of thousands of steelhead previously migrated through Santa Cruz on their way up the San Lorenzo River, and anglers would line the banks to fish in Read More…

Reconnected River

Steelhead can live in the Salinas River watershed, but their ability to access this habitat depends largely on the rain forecast and river water levels. While the Read More…

The Parallel Evolution Puzzle

Steelhead in the Pacific Northwest show diversity in their run timing, or the timing of when the fish migrate from saltwater to freshwater. Populations of summer-run and Read More…

Fish in a dry stream

The Arroyo Seco River, a major tributary of the Salinas River on California’s central coast, could be said to be a river of multiple personalities. No dams Read More…

One fish, two forms, many questions

Genetically they are the same species, but rainbow trout and steelhead lead very different lives. These fish represent two separate life strategies of the species Oncorhynchus mykiss: Read More…