California Department of Fish and Game

Time is now to research campsites for Labor Day weekend

The three-day Labor Day weekend used to be the last hurrah of the summer.It used to be the school year opened on Tuesday following Labor Day weekend. Today, many schools are in ful ...

Hiker attacked by mountain lion near Nevada City

A man camping in the Nevada City area has been released from the hospital after being attacked by a mountain lion early Sunday morning. The state Department of Fish and Game confir ...

Fight erupts over hunters? right to use dogs

For most people, the Disney classic ?The Fox and The Hound? is the only example they know of using hounds to hunt animals. But while the cute story may entertain children, the prac ...

Wolverine seized from Georgetown bar

A mounted wolverine was taken from a Georgetown bar this week, leaving its owner upset and a local watering hole without its main ice breaker. The California Department of Fish a ...

Bly Tunnel valve at Eagle Lake is shut and locked

For years, water has flowed from the Bly Tunnel at Eagle Lake, feeding Willow Creek. There is and has not been a fishery at Willow Creek. The water that flowed down primarily was u ...

Turns out there’s no fix for Eagle Lake — for now

Two years ago, the Bureau of Land Management held hearings about the possibility of closing a source of water drain from Eagle Lake, a large section of pipe called the Bly Tunnel.E ...

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 ...

Pig hunts to be offered in Yolo County

California is home to many wild pigs, and farmers aren’t happy with the damage the porkers do in their rooting for foodstuffs. Essentially, wild pigs aren’t much more t ...

Hunting season draws debate about bears

With bear hunting season nearly upon us in California, and the first black bear hunt set to begin in Reno near Lake Tahoe, local residents who have had run-ins with bears are voici ...

Responsible dredging does no harm

The mercury study that was used to extrapolate the theories about suction dredging was seriously flawed (Journal, July 18). The methodology was the same as if one were to count fli ...