fishing

Continuing rains and late spring fishing problems

It used to be an annual event, water rushing and flowing over the top of Shasta Dam, the largest man-made lake in California.   Because of a multi-year drought, Shasta Lake ...

Salmon fishing makes return to local rivers

After being all but closed down for two years, salmon fishing is making a return.   Sacramento River: The river is broken down into three sections: upper section that runs ...

The end to long truck rides for baby salmon

For quite a few years, after artificially-spawned salmon eggs hatch into the next generation of salmon, Department of Fish and Game hatchery personnel have a numbers problem. &nbs ...

Expect full campgrounds for Memorial Day weekend

The Memorial Day weekend holiday is a major getaway camping weekend for many families. Some go fishing. Some do nothing more than kick back and enjoy the great out of doors and ...

Believe it or not, hunting license time is near

It may be another month and a half before your current hunting license expires, and it may be longer than that before you actually pack up the firearms and head into the field, but ...

Uncertain weather impacting fishing conditions

TROUT OPENER LAST WEEKEND ONLY HO-HUM Fishing for trout in the state’s hundreds of miles of streams opened to anglers last weekend, but for the most part it was nothing to write ...

Expect a season of pests

With so much late rain this year, there has not been enough heat or north winds to dry up the large amounts of standing water.   As the weather warms, that means pesky critt ...

The latest from Eagle Lake and Spaulding Tract

It’s been reported here numerous times that there’s a drain pipe continuously draining water from Lassen County’s Eagle Lake, a region which is controlled by the Bureau of La ...

Salmon opener gets a bit rough

It was one of those cases where you really had to love the ocean in order to go salmon fishing.   Water conditions for the 2010 opener last Saturday were not friendly to a p ...

Offshore salmon fishing makes its return this weekend

I’ve been waiting to say this for a long time and I don’t think anybody saw it coming. The Department of Fish and Game recently announced that the ocean salmon fishery will ...

Turkey hunters gearing up for the weekend

It’s a hunting season anxiously awaited for by many of California’s hunters after being cooped up indoors for the winter, a sure sign that winter is officially all but ...

Archery clinic coming to Roseville

Do you have a young, budding archer in the family or a youngster that just might need a little pointing in the right direction in the use of that type of the bow and arrow? The De ...

Salmon fishery doubtful for 2010

For a couple of years now, there has been no offshore salmon fishery for any recreational, sport anglers or for the state’s numerous commercial fishermen. In fact, there has been ...

New fishing regulations begin this month

The fishing regulations booklet you may have stashed somewhere might just be a little out of date.   Each year, on March 1, new regulations adopted by the California Fish a ...

Getting ready for turkey season

The spring turkey hunting season in California has become enormously popular. But, the success rate of turkey hunters can be pretty much like fishing success, where 10 percent of t ...