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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 ...
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 ...
Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high
Friday Apr 19 2013
Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...
Archery clinic for kids to be held April 27 in Roseville
Thursday Apr 11 2013
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 ...
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 ...
Crappie are fun to catch — and eat
Monday Apr 01 2013
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to be successful fishing for crappie, and it’s probably the one reason many anglers essentially thumb their noses in even trying for ...
SMUD trout fishing derby at Rancho Seco is fun for all
Friday Mar 22 2013
Twice a year, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District sponsors a trout fishing derby at Rancho Seco Lake, 25 miles south of Sacramento. The lake is small by any standards. The p ...
Spring pig hunts offered in Yolo County; turkey season opens March 30
Monday Mar 18 2013
Yolo County is just across the river so you can go pig hunting at Bobcat Ranch on a single tank of gas. The hunts, eight of them, will be offered by the California Department of F ...
Time to get the boat ready for spring use
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
Most boats have done nothing but sit on the trailer all winter — some in garages or driveways, some covered and others open to nature’s elements. Some users religiousl ...
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 ...
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