Early opener for the Feather River

According to the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG), the 2008 trout fishing season opens Saturday, April 5 on the Middle Fork of the Feather River in Plumas County.

The open stretch of that river is between the Union Pacific railroad bridge, just upstream of A-23 in Sierra Valley, and the Mohawk Bridge in Blairsden.

Other fishing opportunities are also available in the Plumas County area.

Lake Davis is open year-round to fishing and the Department of Fish and Game will be planting fish in the lake during a restocking celebration scheduled May 16-17 at Lake Davis.

The streams flowing into Lake Davis will not open until the Saturday prior to Memorial Day.

The trout limit is five per day and 10 in possession.

For information, call Julie Cunningham, DFG Staff Environmental Scientist at (530) 832-4754.


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