Tag Archives | Caltrout


Fly Fishing Faire draws crowd

For those into fishing and the Eastern Sierra outdoors, a Friday through Sunday event centered in Mammoth Lakes will cover the Owens River, Hot Creek, Rush Creek, the Walker Basin, the Inyo Forest, trout stocking, and actual fishing. The Fly Fishing Faire, sponsored by Southwest Council International Federation of Fly Fishers, centers at Cerro Coso […]

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LADWP Commissioners say yes to Mono Basin agreement

Tuesday the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commissioners approved a proposed agreement with the Mono Lake Committee, CalTrout and California Fish and Wildlife for restoration work on Mono Basin streams. You can check out the Mono Lake Committee’s comments at www.monolake.org. Below is the press release from LADWP. LADWP ENTERS INTO HISTORIC AGREEMENT […]

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Mono Basin agreement on LA Commissioners’ agenda Tuesday

Late Friday, the Mono Lake Committee revealed an agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The Committee has called the agreement “a significant leap forward in restoring the health of fisheries, stream side forests, birds, and wildlife on 19 miles of Mono Basin streams without reducing water exports to Los Angeles.” According […]

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SB 1148 approaches a vote

Trout hatcheries proponent, former Mono Senator Dave Cogdill, issued an email on Thursday to say he believes “barring a miracle, Senate Bill 1148 will pass the legislature, and I’m confident the Governor will sign it,” said the former Senator. Cogdill thinks the “environmental community will be in charge of trout hatcheries.” The organization CalTrout thinks […]

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SB 1148 still draws opposition and support

The organization CalTrout says that Senate Bill 1148 will not change the funding of California fish hatcheries and will provide $1 million for capital improvements to hatcheries while also protecting wild trout. Former Mono Senator Dave Cogdill says SB 1148 will “result in an ever-diminishing experience for anglers while requiring them to pay ever-increasing license […]

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Senate Bill 1148 stalled

California Senate Bill 1148 points to how trout hatcheries and fish plants are funded. Opposition to that bill grows, including Inyo and Mono Supervisors and Mono County’s former State Senator Dave Cogdill. In a committee hearing last week, legislators placed the bill on hold. The organization supporting the bill, CalTrout, maintains the new law will […]

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Former Senator says SB1148 will mean “too few fish”

Senate Bill 1148, opposed by both Inyo and Mono Supervisors, will tentatively go to an Assembly Committee hearing next week. Former Mono Senator Dave Cogdill now pushes to defeat that bill which he told Sierra Wave Media would re-direct one-third of fishing license revenue away from hatchery and fish-plant activities. Cogdill said there is a […]

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LADWP wants Mammoth’s water

Officials of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power denied last year that their philosophy is to get all the water they can get.  The Owens Valley knew that was a thin denial.  Now, so does Mammoth Lakes.  LADWP filed a suit that claims Mammoth Lakes has no water rights to Mammoth Creek, the […]

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