American River

February weekend is all for youth waterfowl hunters

Hunting season is either closed or soon to close, depending on the zone to which you travel.However, the season isn’t closed for everybody. A special weekend is reserved for the ...

One of these days, lead fishing weights will go bye-bye

If you cast your line often enough, sooner or later you’re bound to get bit. You might even catch something. The same principle can be applied to lawsuits. Over the years, t ...

DFG's new process for buying a fishing license is a big hassle

Have you gone to your local sporting goods store to purchase a fishing license as a stocking stuffer for Christmas? All fishing licenses expire Dec. 31.   I went to store af ...

There is a danger to crabbing in open waters

  Have you priced fresh crab lately? It’s expensive. Last week, it was detailed in this column that you don’t need to ride on a party boat to trap a load of crab ...

Crabbing on your own is a little work but well worth it

Most anglers rely on any of the numerous party boats to get a limit of crab. Why not? The boat’s deckhand does all the work, and the angler reaps the reward of crabs in the s ...

Event keeping local waters clean

On Saturday morning local residents can help get trash out of waterways and surrounding areas. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is hosting its second annual Great Sierra River Cleanu ...

Signs to inform about Auburn

Interpretive signs will give Auburnites and visitors more information about the city. City Council Monday approved the addition of two new signs in the Central Square area. One si ...

Ranger patrols Auburn's whitewater

Bill Deitchman spends a lot of time on the river; you could call him the rafting ranger. Two days a week, as part of his job, Deitchman and an assistant raft the north, south, and ...

Inaugural fest churns whitewater thrills on American River

The American River in the canyon below Auburn will be where the action is this weekend during the inaugural Auburn River Festival. It’s a stretch of river – restored as part o ...

Families and river nudists don’t mix

I would like to comment on the Auburn River Festival that was written about in the Auburn Journal recently (May 12). Our family was so excited about the new stretch of the Americ ...