My name is Michael Carl and I’m a freelance photographer and writer. About four years ago, I became curious about what was happening to coho salmon near my home along the San Mateo coast. My curiosity has since led me to places like the Kingfisher Flat Hatchery at Big Creek and Redwood Creek at Muir Woods National Monument.
Through words and pictures this book tells their story. The book takes a timely and unique look at coho along the central coast of California - with the clear goal of raising public awareness in their fight against the increasing odds of extinction.
Central California Coho
Mike Carl has done a wonderful job capturing the beauty of the coho, the rivers, streams, and estuaries of Central California. The book details the past, present, and future plight of the coho and the importance they play in the overall ecosystem.