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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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The fishing regulations booklet you may have stashed somewhere might just be a little out of date.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 ...

Drought still not over, sturgeon are biting

A solid week or two of some downright nasty weather dropped copious amounts of rain and snows. Does that mean the three-year drought is over? According to the water experts, not ha ...