Counting bass

There are common questions that anglers and fish biologists often ask, such as What kinds of fish are found in this river? and How many are there? Read More…

Don’t overlook the little guys

Adult striped bass inhabiting the California San Francisco Bay-Delta are known to be significant fish eating predators (piscivorous), but until recently there has been little research on Read More…

Fall-run striped bass!?

For many years most anglers and fisheries biologist had a rough idea of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) movements between the fresh water Delta and tributaries, and marine Read More…

Low tech fish tag

In this era when fish tags send instant messages to researchers and emit sound waves to communicate with receivers to track fish over long distances, it's ironic Read More…

Basstracker

Surprisingly, although striped bass (Morone saxatilis) are one of the Delta's most popular sportfish, little is known about their fine-scale migration behavior throughout California. Until recently we Read More…

Fish school

Can't teach an old fish new tricks? Maybe that depends on the fish. In a study that included several common fish species introduced to California, Coble and Read More…