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Rattlesnake population is up, and so are bites
Thursday Jul 19 2012
There’s a major problem lurking in the foothills and high country this year: Rattlesnakes.Last count I heard, there were nearly 150 reported rattlesnake bites in California.Y ...
Local waters open to salmon fishing July 16
Monday Jul 09 2012
No, you can’t fish local rivers year-round for salmon. As it is in ocean waters, there are season dates for salmon in rivers.On Monday, July 16, most local rivers open to all ...
Mark your calendar: Free fishing day is July 7
Friday Jun 22 2012
When you think of the Fourth of July holiday, you think of what? Fireworks? Camping? Water recreation? Barbecues?All of the above certainly apply. But many years ago, the state Leg ...
Deadline application for special hunts is June 2
Thursday May 31 2012
If you’ve procrastinated and haven’t bought your 2012-13 hunting license and applied for any of the state’s special hunts, time is running out. The Department of ...
Boating, fishing, camping: Memorial Day weekend approaches
Wednesday May 16 2012
Memorial Day weekend is approaching, when families enjoy three days to get away, camp, fish and have fun.Campgrounds near and far, from the refreshing salt air coastal regions up t ...
Bly Tunnel valve at Eagle Lake is shut and locked
Wednesday Feb 08 2012
For years, water has flowed from the Bly Tunnel at Eagle Lake, feeding Willow Creek. There is and has not been a fishery at Willow Creek. The water that flowed down primarily was u ...
Anglers are asked to help in survival of sturgeon
Wednesday Dec 14 2011
Sturgeon are big fish, a specie that dates to prehistoric times. It’s a fish that certainly won’t win any beauty contests. In fact, they’re quite ugly.It’s ...
The perfect stocking stuffer: a 2012 fishing license
Wednesday Nov 30 2011
It doesn’t matter when you purchased the 2011 fishing license. It expires at midnight Dec. 31.That means if you have any hope of fishing Jan. 1, you’ll be required to h ...
Turns out there’s no fix for Eagle Lake — for now
Wednesday Nov 23 2011
Two years ago, the Bureau of Land Management held hearings about the possibility of closing a source of water drain from Eagle Lake, a large section of pipe called the Bly Tunnel.E ...
Changes to striper fishing could be coming soon
Monday Nov 07 2011
Striped bass aren’t native to California. How in the dickens they transported fish that distance in tanks is almost unbelievable.But they did it — in the late 1800s.Str ...
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