Posts by Jim Ervin

Fish in the Bay – 18-19 August 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Shrimp Explosion.

Hello again.  This is the August Lower South Bay fish report.  Very good news!  We encountered a shrimp population explosion...

Fish in the Bay – 21-22 July 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Eight years of Trawling.

Hi everyone.  A summary of UC Davis trawl results from Saturday, July 21st. Bad News:  I was visiting my daughter...

Fish in the Bay – 16-17 June 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Yellowfin Gobies Strike Back!

Hi everyone.  Some photos and thoughts from my ride-along with the UC Davis team on Saturday, June 16th. I continue...

Fish in the Bay – 12-13 May 2018 UC Davis Trawls – Crangon Time!

Hello, fish and bug enthusiasts.  I rode with UC Davis fish researchers last month on Saturday, May 12th. I continued...

Fish in the Bay – 14-15 April 2018 UC Davis Trawls – My friends caught over 2,000 fish and all I got was a turtle!

Hello folks.  I joined UC Davis fish researchers on Sunday April 15th.  Every South Bay fishing weekend I choose either...

Fish in the Bay – 10-11 March 2018 UC Davis Trawls – English Sole & Herring are back!

I went out with the UC Davis / Jim Hobbs fish researchers on March 10th.  This is my belated report. ...

Fish in the Bay – 17-18 February 2018 UC Davis Trawls – A Blustery Day.

Hello everyone.  I am now a retired guy, and this is my first fish email from the retired side.  Family...

Fish in the Bay – 10 February 2018 UC Davis – Larval Smelt Survey, in search of Longfin Spawn.

Today, I joined Jim Hobbs for one of his Larval Smelt Surveys. This is a different kind of survey commissioned...

Fish in the Bay – 14 January 2018 UC Davis Trawl – Longfin Smelt WITH EGGS!

Happy belated New Year! … The UC Davis / Hobbs crew surveyed Alviso area sloughs and marshes on 13 &...

Fish in the Bay – 2 December UC Davis Trawl – Part 3: The Bugs

It’s end of year, we just passed through solstice (21 December) and King Tide perihelion is coming on 2 Jan. ...

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