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Record, Reporter Wednesday, Jan, lO, 2O01 3C Will be ranger-ledolder, gency food and waste supplies, Walks and winter Walks vary in route and dis- blankets, first aid kits and tire safety and tance depending on the group, chains in your vehicle. Call l Programs at Lassen weather and snow conditions, ahead for the latest weather National Park thisSnowshoes are provided and a and road conditions. holiday season $1 donation is requested for For program information JPpleased to offer these their purchase and mainte-and road and weather con li. teto our visitors," said nance, tions, contact park headquar- ndent Marilyn H. Meet rangers at the Lassenters at (530)595-444. Park head- 12t"lllis is a special time Chalet near the park's en-quarters in Mineral is open , l rk when the snow trance. Dress in layers for win- from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon- ( the terrain and sum- ter conditions and wear warm day through Friday, except ' .ties give way to win- boots. These activities are for holidays. on winter back-individuals and families only. The Loomis Ranger Station Organized groups interested in at Manzanita Lake is open 1 Safety and avalanches scheduling programs can call (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, ) l esented on Sundays, 595-444, ext. 5133. Dec. 16 through Jan. 1 and Z rough April 8. Pro- The Manzanita Lake area then open weekends and holi- lltt about an hour. near the northwest entrance days through mid-March.) i hoe walks will be of- offers 15 miles of marked For information about the Saturday, Dec. 30 at cross-country ski trails that Manzanita Lake and Butte and 1:30 p.m. during are ideal for beginning to in- Lake areas, contact the Loomis i[ ays and then on Sat- termediate skiers. All visitors Ranger Stations at 595-4444, Jan. 6 through April 7 are encouraged to prepare for ext. 5187 during their operat- .t trograms last one winter travel in the moun-inghours. o two hours andtains. ose age eight andCarry proper clothing, emer- i ix Mother Nature is salmon spawning as they e - spawning migrations into Cali- [ ld a gift of life to the tend their kokanee surveys into fornia rivers from the ocean, season. say other Trinity Lake tributaries, the reservoir salmon are plant- Department of including Coffee Creek, the ed with the hope the fish will [lIGarne biologists, is the main stem Trinity River and grow to several pounds--and appearance of king the East Fork of the Trinity are then caught as three- or awning on a tribu- inity Lake, a large reservoir where the ted a total of 70,000 kings from 1997 We found in the Stuart that not only have survived, many red," said Randy Ben- a'vising fishery biolo- e DFG's Region 1 office e Aguilar, Fish and I k ast in Trinity coun- . Sal 'vey crews checking tltaries for spawning on discovered five g salmon nests-- fishery vernacular-- a live pair of king apparently waiting to land a dead, "spawned- salmon that was 24 and weighed nearly said crews will con- Watch for signs of king River. King salmon have notfour-year-olds by anglers. entered the feeder streams Records of king salmon making since their access was blocked spawning runs from state reset- by construction of Trinity and voirs into lake tributaries are Lewiston dams 36 years ago, he sparse. said. During a two-year period a In a strategy shift three years decade ago, Fish and Game at- ago, the DFG began planting tempted to enhance spawning king, or "chinook," salmon in runs of king salmon from Lake Trinity Lake in an effort to add Almanor into the Hamilton Trinity to a list of California Branch of the Feather River in reservoirs where surplus Plumas County. The DFG set salmon planted as yearlings up an egg-taking station, cap- grow into trophy-sized fish for tured females and incubated sport anglers. Shasta Lake has eggs--but found that the sur- been supporting a successful viva] rate of the eggs was very "inland chinook" fishery for low. many years, the agency said. Because of such experiences, Fish and Game said it biologists have no illusions that stopped planting rainbow trout the experimental king salmon and turned to the king salmon reservoir fishery at Trinity will plants at Trinity in the hope the become self-sustaining. The kings would feed on the reser- newly discovered redds in the voir's large, stunted population Stuart Fork are seen as good of kokanee--producing better news, primarily because they fishing for both species, provide the strongest evidence Unlike anadromous salmon yet that the salmon plants may and steelhead that make annual pay off, the DFG said. Scoring leader ! ! Westwood High School's T.J. Arterber- ry leads the Northern Section in scoring with a 27.3 average. The senior led the team in scoring last year and will be back in action this Wednes- day when the Lumber- Jacks travel to long to open Feather River League play. Westwood is the sec- tion's top-rated Divi- sion VI team. Photo by Rob Brockmeyer "IM, ere Quality Pri,zting MakesA Lasting I, reSSion " Invoices Letterheads Business Cards Resumes Newsletters Forms Brochures Posters Menus Envelopes Statements Manuals Warranty Cards Catalogs Directories Booklets Placecards Presentation Folders Computer Forms Wedding Invitations Labels Tickets And More! Professional Typesetting Design & Layout Free Pickup and Delivery At Feather Publishing "IM, ere Quality Printing MakesA Lasti,,g Impress,on " Cobey Brown Print Shop Manager 555 W. Main St. Quincy 283-0800 Fax 283-3952 ~EALL~/ "Advertising with our local hometown newspaper has increased my business at I(eMels tremendously! 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