King salmon

KIRBY’S KATCH

It looks like we are settling into the usual summer pattern these days with the valley heat coming on and the local waterways getting congested with recreational enthusiasts. Plent ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Last year was a tough one for anglers targeting land-locked king salmon at Lake Oroville. The most common theory was the entire system was disrupted by the failure at the spillway. ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

A day trip to Lake Shasta is just about at the limit of my willingness to go up and back for a single outing; yet, when I was offered the chance to fish it last Saturday with a fri ...

King salmon at Oroville

After much discussion, Mr. Green Crestliner and I decided take a break from the bass fishing and venture up to Lake Oroville to target the resident king salmon that live there. Fi ...

Winds of change and best bets

Everyone I know hates fishing in the wind. Now a little breeze can be helpful in creating surface ripples that break up the sunlight and make it hard for fish to get a good look at ...

Archery clinic for kids to be held April 27 in Roseville

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will co-sponsor an archery clinic for youngsters from ages of 8-17. The Youth Archery Spring Fling will be held Saturday, April 27, f ...

There is more than one way to hunt fall turkeys for success

After last week’s column announcing the opening of some bird seasons, including turkeys, one reader a few years ago was quick to inform me there is an alternate method of hun ...

Governor signs bill prohibiting use of dogs during bear hunts

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 ...

Rainbow, German brown trout can get trophy big at Lake Almanor

Lake Almanor. What a tremendous body of water.It’s the second-largest manmade lake in California to Shasta and the largest manmade lake in the state with an earthen dam. Ther ...

Department of Fish and Game to hold youth archery clinic

The Department of Fish and Game will hold an archery clinic for young shooters who want to learn a new skill and enjoy the great out-of-doors.The clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. ...

Waterfowl season quickly approaching, nice weather and all

Despite summer-like daytime temperatures and with hardly a cloud in sight, many hunters are eagerly awaiting the opening bell for the state’s waterfowl season.It doesn’ ...