The Economics of Salmon

Determining what a salmon is worth is surprisingly ambiguous. Previously, we wrote a series of articles on the economic impact of California’s salmon fishery, which generated considerable Read More…

A Weak Opener

Looks of disappointment hung on anglers’ faces as they arrived back from opening day of this year’s salmon season. A local industry that accumulates $183 million annually Read More…

Playing hooky

If a bad day of fishing beats a good day of work, then a career in fisheries is a pretty good gig. In some years, FISHBIO staff Read More…

What is a Salmon Worth?

In our last Fish Report, we discussed a new approach to conservation that highlights the benefits of natural resources by calculating their economic value. Millions of dollars Read More…

An early morning adventure

It takes a real deep-seated desire for a fishing trip to awaken at 1 am after only a couple hours of sleep—and that's exactly what we have Read More…

Salmonid restoration conference

The Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference kicked off it’s 30th anniversary last week in Davis, California, with a loud cheer from the audience as Chuck Bonham, the new Read More…