In October, enthusiasts can witness Chinook (king) salmon return from the sea to spawn on California’s Yuba River. Salmon-viewing tours will be held each Saturday, courtesy of the University of California Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center.
Ninety minute tours beginning at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. will explore a section of the Yuba River featuring scenic vistas and close proximity to salmon spawning beds. Along the trip, participants may also see bald eagles, osprey, mergansers, kingfishers and American dippers.
Advance registration via the CDFW website is required at www.dfg.ca.gov/regions/2/salmontours.
source: California Department of Fish and Wildlife