Tag Archives: Fish

‘Akaka Falls, Hawaii & Cliff Climbing Goby

‘Akaka Falls on Kolekole Stream on the Big Island of Hawaii plunges 442 feet. ‘Akaka Falls may be one of the most remarkable waterfalls in the world. Not because of its impressive height nor natural splendor, but because of a tiny fish … Continue reading

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Salmon Choking the Santa Ynez (1896)

Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (c) Timothy Knepp – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The following newspaper brief was published in the San Francisco Call on March 11, 1896 and testifies to the way things once were not all that long ago … Continue reading

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Life and Death in a Creek

Murky and mossy, slow-flowing summertime creek. With the southern Los Padres National Forest currently undergoing its characteristic seasonal broil, and being too brutally hot and dry for hiking many miles, there are a few cooler, less visited nooks I like … Continue reading

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50 Pound White Seabass

Summertime means white seabass slayin’ fish taco time. A 50 pound whitey shot in the Pacific wilderness.

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Trout

I came across this trout the other day in a thin trickle of a backcountry crick. I’d estimate him to be about to eight inches long. He was keenly keeping to the shadowed portion of a tiny pool and every … Continue reading

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