Lessons from the Drought

Larry De RidderWeather

We’re finally coming out of a seemingly endless winter. The drought appears to be over. But, have we learned any lessons when it comes to our fresh water demands? As we’re all aware, Governor Brown and various Southern California water …

Weather Sources: What Is Best For You?

Kathleen LewisWeather Leave a Comment

In this day and age, weather information is readily available from the local news broadcast to apps on your smartphone. The abundance of weather information can be overwhelming leaving you wondering which source is the best. Fortunately, there is a …

El Niño Impacts on Northern California Fishing

Kathleen LewisWeather

El Niño is a recurring climatic pattern that occurs every two to seven years involving a warming of the waters in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean and a weakening in the easterly trade winds. The warmer than normal …

Upwelling Explained

Larry De RidderWeather

Upwelling. In general terms upwelling means that deep water, usually cold and nutrient rich but oxygen deficient, is rising to the surface. Oceanographers generally recognize five types of upwelling, but this article will describe what we salmon fishermen most commonly …