george devilbiss

Archery clinic coming to Roseville

Do you have a young, budding archer in the family or a youngster that just might need a little pointing in the right direction in the use of that type of the bow and arrow? The De ...

Salmon fishery doubtful for 2010

For a couple of years now, there has been no offshore salmon fishery for any recreational, sport anglers or for the state’s numerous commercial fishermen. In fact, there has been ...

New fishing regulations begin this month

The fishing regulations booklet you may have stashed somewhere might just be a little out of date.   Each year, on March 1, new regulations adopted by the California Fish a ...

Getting ready for turkey season

The spring turkey hunting season in California has become enormously popular. But, the success rate of turkey hunters can be pretty much like fishing success, where 10 percent of t ...

Drought still not over, sturgeon are biting

A solid week or two of some downright nasty weather dropped copious amounts of rain and snows. Does that mean the three-year drought is over? According to the water experts, not ha ...

Winter weather pattern brings on the ice fishing

So far this winter, we’ve had it pretty easy. There have been a lot more blue skies than there has been adverse weather. Chilly? It has been that, but the lack of rainfall in t ...

Salmon river run small again this year

Despite hopes of a return to normal salmon quantities, counts at the Nimbus hatchery and all hatcheries that feed salmon to the Sacramento River, are dismally low. It is feared th ...

Showtime again for outdoor enthusiasts

The International Sportsmen’s Expo, held annually at Sacramento’s Cal Expo fairgrounds, comes at just the right time of year. It’s a time when just about every outdoors-orien ...

Storms arrive just in time for waterfowl hunters

The storm doors have finally opened and while the rains and snows that have hit so far hardly put a dent in what’s needed, at least it’s a start. Waterfowl Hunting There’s ...

More than one way to catch your turkey

After last week’s column announcing the opening of some bird seasons, including turkeys, along with some hints and tips about hunting methods, one reader was quick to inform me t ...