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Selecting the right shotgun for hunting
Friday Aug 23 2013
Sunday, Sept. 1, marks the opening day of dove hunting season, providing most gunners a two-day shoot without taking a vacation day, as Monday is a holiday. If you haven’t b ...
Survey shows waterfowl population down considerably in California
Saturday Jul 27 2013
Some waterfowl, in large flocks, wing their way to the far north. They head for the pothole prairie regions of Canada and some even further north to Alaska. But many of these same ...
Two rods can sometimes be used without having a two-rod stamp
Wednesday Jun 19 2013
Many California anglers eagerly pay $14.04 for a second-rod attachment to their fishing license, which allows them to use two rods at any inland lake or reservoir. However, there ...
Non-native lice are leaving many deer hairless
Thursday Jun 13 2013
Hunters often will have a deer tanned with its lustrous coat of hair on. But there are now bald deer. No hair or, at best, just a scruffy, patchy fur coat. The condition isn&rsquo ...
Law varies on maximum number of rounds allowed in your rifle
Thursday Jun 06 2013
While manufacturers make and retail stores sell shotguns that may hold numerous shells, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife states shotguns can’t contain more than ...
Hunters now need to file deer tag reports online
Thursday Nov 29 2012
Most hunters, after they bag a deer, take the animal to a butcher shop to be cut and wrapped. One of the first things the butcher shop would ask for is a filled-out tag and your h ...
State fires will affect some hunting opportunities
Thursday Aug 30 2012
With storm systems coming from the south, lightning strikes have produced fire after fire throughout the north state this summer. Tens of thousands of acres have been affected.Whil ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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