Flashback Friday: Message in a Bottle

As an early Valentine for all our readers, enjoy this story about a mysterious love letter from the Tuolumne River on today's Flashback Friday! Long before text Read More…

Found: A(nother) message in a bottle

Trash in our waterways is a serious issue, but every now and again we encounter a piece of “debris” in the river that makes us smile. While Read More…

An (almost) albino salmon

Over the years we have handled millions of juvenile salmon, but this week we came across one that truly stands out from the rest. During the spring Read More…

Message in a bottle

Long before text messaging and emails became the preferred way to distribute written messages, people have been tossing notes encapsulated in glass into the sea. Recently, a Read More…

Twins!

This conjoined twin (polyembryonic) chinook salmon fry was recently caught in a downstream migrant trap. Though we occasionally see fish like this, they are relatively rare and Read More…