Photo Friday: Making the Leap

If Friday doesn't already have you jumping for joy, can we tell you how stoked we are that spring-run Chinook salmon have returned to Big Chico Creek? Read More…

Spring-run are back!

Last week, adult spring-run salmon made made headlines by returning to the restoration area of the San Joaquin River – the first generation of salmon to fully Read More…

Spring-run return to Big Chico Creek

The return of spring-run Chinook salmon is a special event at Big Chico Creek. The fish are sporadic residents, and have not been observed in the creek Read More…

Celebrating spring migration

In a state where most salmon populations are a mere fraction of their historical numbers and are mostly supported by supplementation from hatcheries, the spring-run Chinook salmon Read More…

The bounty of Butte Creek

This past fall, FISHBIO partnered with Friends of Butte Creek to explore the largest run of wild, naturally spawned, spring-run Chinook salmon in California. The Butte Creek Read More…

Challenges of spring-run Chinook Salmon

It's hard to believe based on the sizes of their populations today, but long ago spring-run Chinook salmon (spring-run) were the most abundant run of Chinook salmon Read More…

The Salmon Hunger Games

Each year, salmon managers for the Columbia River try to peer into the future and foretell the number of adult spring Chinook that will return to spawn. Read More…