Garcia Bend

Choose your Labor Day campground carefully

Labor Day weekend is a week away, and fires in the north state are dominating the news. Some fires remain active while firefighters are containing others.Thousands of acres are bla ...

Don’t wait; it’s time to apply for big-game hunting

If you hunted any of California’s big game last year, you should have received your copy of the “California Big Game Hunting” booklet for 2012 by now.The arrival ...

SHARE program offers wild pig hunts at Bobcat Ranch in Yolo County

Bobcat Ranch is in Yolo County’s Vaca Mountain foothills west of Winters, just under an hour drive north on Interstate 5.The Department of Fish and Game has a little-known pr ...

Changes to striper fishing could be coming soon

Striped bass aren’t native to California. How in the dickens they transported fish that distance in tanks is almost unbelievable.But they did it — in the late 1800s.Str ...

Salmon season dates are set for area rivers

It was reported in our last column that offshore salmon fishing season dates had been set and, without fail, the California Department of Fish and Game mirrored those set by the Pa ...