salmon

Baby salmon swarm in Auburn Ravine

 Last week, Citizen Scientists from the Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead organization (SARSAS) were thrilled when they observed approximately 1,000 young salmon in Aubu ...

Stop the sham and fix the dam

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County.  It strives t ...

Fish will be lost at dam

I have been following the saga of SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) and their efforts to get the Nevada Irrigation District to move on providing fish access at th ...

Help SARSAS save salmon

The salmon teach us about the intricate life cycle of all living beings, help sustain the beautiful forests and, provide us with a source of healthy heart and brain nutrition. Sav ...

Auburn Ravine and Western Placer County Streams, steelhead and salmon Op Ed, with an emphasis on Auburn Ravine steelhead and rainbow trout

Soothing to the eye as well as the spirit, Auburn Ravine, Coon and Dry creeks in Western Placer County provide us an essential connection with the natural world and have a rich ...

Different props can make a difference

When you purchase a boat or an outboard motor, you of course get a propeller in order to provide power to move that critter. What you get, however, may not meet expectations of pow ...

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

Keep fish fresh for best eating

Millions of anglers can't be wrong. There's nothing finer than having a platter full of fish at the dinner table whether it's at home or in the field. Now that the wea ...

Online checks at DFW can yield great results for deer hunting

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 ...

Selecting the right shotgun for hunting

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

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 ...

Survey shows waterfowl population down considerably in California

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

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 ...

Two rods can sometimes be used without having a two-rod stamp

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

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 ...