Folsom lake

Editor's View: Top 10 common-sense stories

Every year, the newspaper is hit with requests to do stories on issues which should be common sense, in my opinion. I’ve decided to compile them here. Pin it to your refriger ...

You’re in the field, and your deer tags disappear; now what?

Regulations state that as soon as you drop a deer, you are to immediately fill out the tag and attach it to the horns. If you have an antlerless tag and you harvest a doe, the tag ...

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 ...

H1 Hydros heat up the water at Folsom Lake

Thousands of sun-screened spectators braved 90-degree temperature to catch the excitement of Big Wake Weekend and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane races at Folsom Lake. The series features ...

Last H1 Unlimited Hydroplane winner at Folsom Lake returns for Big Wake Weekend

In 1967, Billy Schumacher won the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race at Folsom Lake. That was the last time the H1s raced there. Fast forward to this weekend, and Schumacher is back, th ...

Editor's View: Lake makes waves in JFK documentary; El Dorado County tries to play nice; fashion struts stuff at Reunion

The warmer weather not only brings out critters on the local trails (beware the rattlesnakes, gang), but also your local newspaper editor. With camera and notepad in hand, I found ...

Licenses, tags and applications now available for 2013-14

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 ...

Koch wins 47th Camellia Cup

Age and experience overcame youth and enthusiasm Saturday at the Camellia Cup on Folsom Lake, as 87-year-old George Koch of Carmichael won the 47th running of the regatta, sailing ...

Final regulations for 2013 salmon fishing are adopted

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 ...