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Eureka salmon loss put at 70 percent

Eureka salmon loss put at 70 percent

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The North Coast region is projected to be hardest hit by this year’s salmon collapse, with Eureka facing a 70 percent loss of income. Crescent City expects a 50 percent loss, Ft. Bragg the same. The income figures come from the Golden Gate Fishermen’s Association. They were reported

Dungeness delicacies to be delivered Dec. 1

Humboldt Fishermen’s Marketing Association NORTH COAST – Dungeness crab fishermen in District 6 (North Jetty Humboldt Bay to Oregon border) were allowed to start setting crab pots today, Nov. 28,  but many local fishermen may stay tied up due to rough ocean conditions. Rough ocean conditions and a very large northwesterly swell forecast by the National

McKinleyville Sewer Ponds May Become Coho Nursery

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Two old sewer ponds next to the Mad River may be converted to a coho salmon nursery. The McKinleyville Community Services District is working with California Trout to obtain state grant funding for the project, which could be completed and serve as a home for the small smolts