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New year brings return of fishing on the American River

To protect wild Chinook salmon that spawn naturally in the American River, a major chunk of the waterway is closed for part of every year to all fishing activities. The closed sect ...

A fishing license to celebrate the season

At the end of the day on Wednesday, Dec. 31, your 2009 fishing license will no longer be valid. It has become an annual tradition in our family for us to get not only my fishing l ...

Lawmakers repeal fishing enhancement stamp requirement

The stamp that is currently required as an attachment to your fishing license, previously known as the Striper Stamp, and more recently named the Delta Bay Enhancement, will not be ...

Waterfowl are here, but where's the foul weather?

With the storms that have gone through states such as Oregon and Washington lately, ducks and geese are moving in big numbers into California regions, where most will take up resid ...

Salmon restrictions to be lifted

Restrictions on offshore fishing have been a source of frustration for many anglers who may have been hoping to put fresh Chinook salmon on the dinner table or smoker. There wer ...

Weighing in on the proposed Placer County local deer hunt

An antlerless deer hunt is always an emotional issue and the proposed hunt in highly populated regions of south Placer County is certainly no different. I’ve heard and read many ...

Waterfowl season is on the horizon

The far, northern reaches of California – Northeastern Zone – opened for waterfowl hunting on Oct. 10, the second Saturday of the month. While some local, truly die-hard waterf ...

Local fishing yields year-round results

Some weather prognosticators are saying it’s going to be a dry winter for Northern California, but if the last couple of storms are any indication of the future, that may not be ...

Tips to help the lost hunter

Every year it happens. A large search party gets launched to search for a hunter that crossed a ridge, lost his orientation, and can’t figure out where he is and how to get back ...

A guide to enhance your fishing experience

Hunters, especially those headed to areas outside of California, commonly utilize the services of hunting guides. They have the knowledge of the area, they’re familiar with the c ...