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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 ...
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 ...
AB 711 would ban lead ammunition for hunting
Friday May 24 2013
It may not seem like it, but it’s been more than a generation now that lead shot was banned for all waterfowl hunting and replaced with materials such as steel. In regions w ...
Building your own crab pot is easily doable
Tuesday May 14 2013
Many anglers simply pay for a ride on a party boat out of ports up and down the coast, and many of those boats offer multiple fishing opportunities on the same ride. One of the mo ...
State is starting what appears to be a hot fire season
Monday May 13 2013
It’s still spring, and major fires have broken out throughout the state, scorching thousands of acres. November and December were great winter-type months — good rain ...
Licenses, tags and applications now available for 2013-14
Thursday May 02 2013
Generally, those who applied for a hunting license or deer tags last year have received the Hunting Digest by now. The magazine has statistics from all over the state from last se ...
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