• The Story of Hat Creek Chapter 3: PEOPLE Part II - Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    Hat Creek is a special place. Iconic for its fishery. Distinguished for its Wild Trout Waters. Extraordinary for its people.

    We continue The Story of Hat Creek with this latest video profiling tw...
  • The Story of Hat Creek Chapter 3: PEOPLE - Duration: 2 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    Bringing People Together

    Angler, conservationist, tribal member, land steward, guide, local business owner.

    Hat Creek means many things to different people but everyone agrees, it's a special pla...
  • The Story of Hat Creek Chapter 2: WATER - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Hat Creek was the first to be designated a Wild Trout Water in California. CalTrout has spent the last three years reviving these distinguished waters and we're already see results.
  • The Story of Hat Creek Chapter 1: FISH - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    Hat Creek was THE place to fish in the 70s and 80s. 

    It was one of the best and highly renowned fisheries in the western United States.  It was a destination. 

    People flocked to it for the abunda...
  • Hat Creek - A Wild Trout Legacy - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    The history of Hat Creek's Wild Trout Waters is very much entwined with the history and people of CalTrout. With historic, never-before-seen footage of the Wild Trout Water ceremony the film takes...
  • Craig's Corner Summer 2018 - Duration: 6 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    In this episode of Craig's Corner, Craig shares his knowledge of stoneflies and other hatches.
  • 5 Rivers Challenge 2018 - CalTrout - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    2018 5 Rivers Challenge was a blast! 8 teams of two spent 5 nights at Clearwater Lodge with 3 days of guided fishing on 5 of our favorite wild trout rivers, The McCloud, Pit, Upper Sac, Fall River ...
  • Woodman Creek Fish Passage Project 2018 - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    Woodman Creek, located five miles north of Dos Rios, is a tributary of the Eel River which is one of California’s most significant salmon and steelhead strongholds. CalTrout is overseeing a major p...
  • California Trout 2018 - Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    See the impact that our work has across California benefiting fish, water, and people. And it's all thanks to you- our supporters. Thank you!
  • Little Shasta | Big Hart - Duration: 7 minutes, 48 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    By EcoLogic films for California Trout and The Nature Conservancy. The Hart Ranch Project on Little Shasta River is working to bring salmon back to a section of stream where they have long since di...
  • Craig's Corner Spring 2018 - Duration: 7 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    Join Craig as he ventures to Pyramid Lake with the Ladder Day Saints
  • Healing Elk River - Duration: 5 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    The Elk River in Northern California has had a contentious past. From the earliest logging of the old growth redwoods on up to the modern era of logging the Elk has been a productive watershed for ...
  • SOURCE Waters -- Mt. Shasta Area Springs - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    The Mt. Shasta area springs are vital to California's water security. They supply a constant flow of cold, clean water that will become increasingly important in a warming climate. They require pr...
  • Meadows Matter - Duration: 5 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    In the Sierra Nevada range there are over 200,000 acres of meadows. Those meadows play a critical role in California's water supply with up to 60% of the state's developed water coming from the re...
  • SOURCE - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 7 months ago
    What do the iconic trout waters of Mt. Shasta and the meadows of the High Sierra have in common?

    They are a major SOURCE of California's water supply.

    That water is vital to the state's econ...
  • Osa Meadow 2017 - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    For the past couple summers CalTrout has been working on restoring Osa Meadow in the Sequoia National Forest. Last winter the tractors went in and did some substantial restoration to the flood plai...
  • CalTrout and Friends on the McCloud River - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    Scenes from a fall 2017 fishing trip with CalTrout and friends on the McCloud River, guided by Fish Kennedy Brothers who also created this sweet video. Check out what the McCloud is all about!
  • CalTrout 2017 - Duration: 4 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    An overview of California Trout in 2017 including initiatives, regions, projects and staff.
  • Craigs Corner Winter 2018 - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
  • The Current - Winter 2018 - Duration: 78 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
  • South Fork Scott River Restoration - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
  • Golden Waters - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    Golden Waters is a multi media film exploring the underwater world of the California Golden Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita).

    "Over the course of a few days I shots over 30,000 underwater ph...
  • Fish of the Month - McCloud River Redband Trout - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    The CalTrout/UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences SOS II: Fish in Hot Water report finds that the McCloud River redband trout is likely to be extinct in 50 years if we don't act now. See what's b...
  • 5 Rivers Challenge 2017 - Duration: 3 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    The 5 Rivers Challenge is a fun friendly fishing tournament held each year at Clearwater Lodge to help raise funds for California Trout. Participants get to fish 5 of California's best spring fed w...
  • Salmon Strongholds - Protecting the Best - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    California has faced drought, heavy water draws for agriculture, and development in and around some of its most important salmon and trout streams. Nonetheless, some salmon strongholds remain intac...
  • Fish of the Month: Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Salmon - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 10 months ago
    The CalTrout/UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences SOS II: Fish in Hot Water report finds that the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho salmon is likely to be extinct in 50 years if we d...
  • Fish of the Month: Southern Steelhead - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    Adaptable, persistent, resilient. These are all words that describe the seldom-seen endangered Southern California steelhead. The fact that they've been able to survive the onslaught of challenges ...
  • SOURCE - Know it. Protect it. - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    What do the iconic trout waters of the Mount Shasta area and the meadows of the High Sierra have in common?

    They are vital to California's water supply.

    The spring-fed rivers of the Mt. Shasta ar...
  • Santa Clara River - Restoring Resilience - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    The Santa Clara River Steelhead Coalition, chaired by California Trout, currently serves as a vehicle for coordination among agency programs and private sector activities across jurisdictions to ta...
  • SCRSC Water Talks Connectivity - Fish Passage and Instream Flow - Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Southern California steelheads' evolution with a summer recession hydrograph. Water Law transactions, mechanisms and projects to support regulatory relief and water conservation. Fish passage desig...
  • SOS Fish in Hot Water - Duration: 103 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    California's native fish are in hot water. We've already lost one species - the Bull trout, last seen on the McCloud River in 1975. It's gone, forever. No bull.

    A recently released study by CalTro...
  • Fish of the Month: Sacramento River Winter run Chinook Salmon - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    The SOS II: Fish in Hot Water report finds that the Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon is likely to be extinct in 50 years if we don't act now. See what's being done and how you can help.
  • Fish of the Month: California Golden Trout - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    The SOS II: Fish in Hot Water report finds that the California golden trout is likely to be extinct in the wild in 50 years if we don't act now. See what's being done and how you can help.
  • SCRSC Water Talk Invasive Species - Duration: 49 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Managing Invasive aquatic species and non-native plant species to benefit steelhead recovery.
  • SCRSC WaterTalk Freshwater Stewardship - Duration: 1 hour, 14 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Freshwater Stewardship to benefit steelhead recovery.
  • SCRSC Water Talk Water Quality - Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Clean Water for Fish, Farms, and Families.
  • SCRSC Water Talk Steelhead Life History - Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    Steelhead Life History. Southern California steelhead Recovery Plan overview for the Santa Clara River watershed. How to use the California Coastal Monitoring Planning and Assessment framework to h...
  • The Lifecycle of Dams - Duration: 94 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Over 1,400 dams alter California's rivers and streams, diverting flows and blocking fish from returning home. These dams are the biggest factor in the decline of native salmon and steelhead. It's...
  • No Going Back - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    Creating Fish Abundance.

    40% of the Earth's land surface is agricultural - either row crops or pastures. In California's Central Valley, we've lost 95% of wetlands and floodplain forests. We've ef...
  • No Going Back Trailer 90sec - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    We've effectively concurred the California landscape. Wildlife abundance has been replaced by agricultural abundance. But what if it doesn't have to be that way? What if we can put nature back into...
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    No Going Back Trailer 45sec - Duration: 54 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    What if we could create fish abundance in an agricultural landscape? That's the question Jacob Katz, CalTrout's Central Valley Senior Scientist, posed and the results were amazing.

    Join our email ...
  • Hat Creek Bridge Installation - Timelapse Video - Duration: 14 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    On July 5, 2016 the new bridge over Carbon Flats was installed, marking a historic milestone in the ongoing restoration of Hat Creek. After years of planning by CalTrout's Andrew Braugh and many ot...
  • California Trout - Protecting Strongholds 2016 HD - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    CalTrout is working hard to protect California's last best Salmon and Steelhead habitats with our North Coast program focusing on Salmon and Steelhead strongholds in the Eel, Klamath and Smith Rive...
  • California Trout 45 years of Heritage - Duration: 5 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    For 45 years, California Trout has been working to help protect California's wild fish abundance. From the Wild Trout management program, to Catch and Release, Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Protectin...
  • Eel River - From Headwaters to the Sea HD - Duration: 5 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    CalTrout is taking a watershed-wide approach to restoring one of the most prolific fisheries in California - the Eel.
  • Hat Creek Youth Initiative 2014 - Duration: 3 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    Cal Trout is working to restore Upper Hat Creek. As a compliment to that restoration project Cal Trout is using the opportunity to employ and educate under privileged teens n the community through...
  • California Trout = Fish Water People - Duration: 7 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    California Trout is working to ensure resilient populations of wild fish in clean, coldwater streams for a better future of California.
    Learn more at: Caltrout.org
  • Pit River Float-California Trout - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    The Crew from California Trout takes a couple days to explore floating the Pit River on Pit 3 and 4.
  • Swing North-Fly Fishing Winter Steelhead-California Trout - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    Hidden behind deep gray fog, California’s North Coast is one of the most pristine habitats in the state. But the thick redwood forests and slate green rivers were almost devastated by the impact of...
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