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June 2 is deadline for special hunt applications
Friday May 31 2013
Zones A, B, and C deer tags are available, even when the season is underway. The same doesn’t apply for other tags. There are several desired hunts throughout the state that ...
Final regulations for 2013 salmon fishing are adopted
Monday Apr 22 2013
Ocean salmon fishing opened two weeks ago with the blessing and approval of the feds, a requirement if there’s going to be any fishing at all. The California Fish and Game Co ...
Ocean salmon season to open Saturday, April 6
Thursday Apr 04 2013
The opening of the ocean salmon fishery is something party boats owners and operators up and down the coast look forward to. There’s just not much ocean fishing during the wi ...
Check the wildlife code before you sell or trade that trophy mount
Thursday Feb 28 2013
Mounted deer heads. Moose. Elk. A largemouth bass appearing to be in its natural habitat. Two quail or ducks, geese, pheasants and so many others can be beautifully mounted and pro ...
If you want to hunt spring turkey, a clinic might be just the thing
Tuesday Feb 12 2013
Wild turkeys have been in California for a good 10,000 years. Their skeletal remains have been found in Southern California’s La Brea Tar Pits along with various dinosaurs th ...
Oink, oink: Wild pig-hunting opportunity at Joice Island
Tuesday Jan 22 2013
Joice Island is in the Delta, inside the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area, which is owned, operated and controlled by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. And, there just h ...
Outdoors: With water level low, speed limit for boats is reduced at Folsom Lake
Tuesday Nov 20 2012
At least boaters can say they had a full season to enjoy the water level at Folsom Lake. Too often, the water level drops enough that essentially everything is shut down before La ...
Governor signs bill prohibiting use of dogs during bear hunts
Thursday Oct 18 2012
The use of dogs has been a staple for centuries for those hunting bears or bobcats. The hunter releases the dogs, the dogs pick up the scent of a critter, and the race is on for t ...
Ocean salmon fishing to open May 1 in north coast waters
Monday Apr 23 2012
Horse Mountain to the Oregon border encompasses the mouth of the Klamath River region, Crescent City, Humboldt Bay and Shelter Cove.While the rest of the state’s ocean waters ...
DFG offers new incentive for becoming a hunter instructor
Friday Apr 13 2012
Any person wishing to go hunting in California for the first time must attend and pass a hunter education course. That means there is a continuing need for instructors.Instructors ...
SHARE program offers wild pig hunts at Bobcat Ranch in Yolo County
Wednesday Feb 22 2012
Bobcat Ranch is in Yolo County’s Vaca Mountain foothills west of Winters, just under an hour drive north on Interstate 5.The Department of Fish and Game has a little-known pr ...
Having trouble submitting steelhead, sturgeon report cards on DFG site? Then mail them in
Thursday Feb 02 2012
The deadline for returning mandated steelhead and sturgeon report cards was Jan. 31.If you didn’t submit them, you’ll receive a note from the Department of Fish and Gam ...
Popular rock cod fishery is open with rules changes
Wednesday Jun 29 2011
Fishing for the wide variety of the ocean’s bottom-residing fish — rock cod — from your boat or a party boat has always been popular.The reason is simple: The fish you catch ...
Salmon season dates are set for area rivers
Tuesday Apr 26 2011
It was reported in our last column that offshore salmon fishing season dates had been set and, without fail, the California Department of Fish and Game mirrored those set by the Pa ...
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