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Striper time — try it with amazing brown butter topping
Tuesday Mar 04 2014
For the past two months, I’ve been working on the Delta, running striper trips and the fishing has generally been outstanding. Most outings have resulted in 30 to 50 hookup ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sterile trout being planted in state waters
Thursday Feb 07 2013
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has had numerous lawsuits filed against it over the years challenging the policy of its trout-planting program. The focal point of most suits i ...
Drifting is a means to hunt waterfowl, and it works
Thursday Jan 17 2013
Most hunters know it’s illegal to use a motor to sneak up on a raft of ducks. However, using a boat can be a tremendous method for a successful waterfowl hunt. And, with all ...
Christmas stocking stuffers for your favorite outdoors person
Saturday Dec 22 2012
We’re coming down to the final hours of Christmas shopping. I find there’s still a good segment of the population scratching their heads as to what to get their favorit ...
Access to Port of Sacramento can be had, but it will take awhile
Tuesday Dec 11 2012
Many years ago, there was unrestricted access to the Port of Sacramento by several methods. About 40 years ago, a fishing partner and I would launch my boat around midnight at Mil ...
Hunting season opens Nov. 10 for pheasant, turkey and dove
Thursday Oct 25 2012
Pheasant: Long cherished by hunters, the season for these Chinese imports will find hunters flocking to fields for the opener Saturday, Nov. 10. Going into a field for pheasants i ...
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