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Pick your spot, there's still good fishing to be had

The second major holiday of the summer season has come and gone. That only means that some of the busy weekend activities have decreased.   But the summer heat has definitel ...

A guide to halibut fishing in bay waters

Halibut are one of the most prized eating fish around, and California is blessed with two species of these flatfish, the Pacific halibut and the smaller California halibut. To many ...

Continuing rains and late spring fishing problems

It used to be an annual event, water rushing and flowing over the top of Shasta Dam, the largest man-made lake in California.   Because of a multi-year drought, Shasta Lake ...

Salmon fishing makes return to local rivers

After being all but closed down for two years, salmon fishing is making a return.   Sacramento River: The river is broken down into three sections: upper section that runs ...

Believe it or not, hunting license time is near

It may be another month and a half before your current hunting license expires, and it may be longer than that before you actually pack up the firearms and head into the field, but ...

Salmon opener gets a bit rough

It was one of those cases where you really had to love the ocean in order to go salmon fishing.   Water conditions for the 2010 opener last Saturday were not friendly to a p ...

DFG looking to expand bear and elk hunts

Looking to someday feast on elk steaks or a big bear roast? It could be a little more possible with expanding hunt proposals by the Department of Fish and Game for both species. ...

Hunting clinics this Saturday

Wild Turkey: A free one-day clinic will be offered in Manteca for any person wanting to learn many of the nuances to hunting this wild, wily bird. The clinic will be held from 1 ...

Protect that investment in your boat

It doesn’t much matter if your boat is made from aluminum or fiberglass and it doesn’t matter how big it is, combine the cost of that boat with the motor and the trailer it sit ...

New year brings return of fishing on the American River

To protect wild Chinook salmon that spawn naturally in the American River, a major chunk of the waterway is closed for part of every year to all fishing activities. The closed sect ...