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Ocean salmon fishing opens Saturday
Thursday Apr 03 2014
The Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) recently announced that the ocean salmon fishery will commence full operations for the sport angler on Saturday, April 5. The only waters ...
Worms can be easily kept
Friday Mar 21 2014
It's coming up to summer time, right? How many times have you opened a night crawler container only to find the worms have not survived the trip and melted into gooey globs, wh ...
You might be ready to go fishing, but is your boat?
Thursday Mar 13 2014
I find it totally amazing. In the spring, it doesn't matter where I take my boat, whether it be on a river or some lake, I wind up towing some very high-priced boats back to th ...
Online checks at DFW can yield great results for deer hunting
Thursday Sep 05 2013
Have you learned your deer tags weren’t drawn for your favored zone? Now what do you do? Not hunt? What kind of research do you have to do to obtain a deer tag for another zo ...
Waterfowl and upland game regulations finalized
Monday Sep 02 2013
The California Fish and Game Commission on Aug. 7 adopted the 2013-14 waterfowl and upland game bird hunting regulations. Possession limits were increased from double to triple th ...
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 ...
Hearing loss not restricted to the older generation
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
Many people think hearing loss is age-related, but various stages of hearing loss are being seen by those much younger for several reasons. I, for example, have considerable heari ...
You’re in the field, and your deer tags disappear; now what?
Friday Aug 02 2013
Regulations state that as soon as you drop a deer, you are to immediately fill out the tag and attach it to the horns. If you have an antlerless tag and you harvest a doe, the tag ...
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 ...
Lightning is the greatest danger to anglers
Monday Jul 15 2013
The National Weather Service falls under the purview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and recently issued a finding that fishermen and boaters are the most &l ...
Marauding bears can easily ruin a camping trip
Thursday Jul 11 2013
It’s heard often and seemingly is a common occurrence in the Lake Tahoe area, a marauding bear breaking into a house. While homeowner’s insurance generally will cover ...
Emergency regulation changes affect abalone fishery, dredging
Monday Jul 08 2013
The California Fish and Game Commission recently adopted two changes that will affect two specific groups. The first affects those who pursue one of the most prized shellfish in th ...
Campsites are filling for July 4 weekend; better make your reservation now
Monday Jul 01 2013
The Fourth of July weekend is the second major holiday of the summer, and every campground and campsite is expected to fill early. July 4 is Thursday, and if you don’t have ...
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 ...
The sport of hunting gold
Wednesday Jun 19 2013
It is no secret that the lure bringing thousands of people to California was gold. Having lived in the gold country for many years, I became familiar with the phenomena that trigge ...
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