Michael Zogg / Del Norte Triplicate
Jim Mitchell of Gotcha Hooked Fish Trips throws out his net off of the dock in Crescent City Harbor to try to nab a few herring Thursday. The herring have been hanging out in the harbor for weeks, but just started spawning.
Del Norte Triplicate/Jessica Cejnar
A bulwark of spines protects this porcupine, making it nonchalant as it enjoyed a meal off the Cadre Loop despite my presence last week. Though I thought they were elusive, they’re often spotted by visitors to the Tolowa Dunes.