California Department of Fish and Game

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 ...

Fed sets final season dates for offshore salmon fishery

All fishing in offshore waters is totally controlled by the federal government, specifically, the Pacific Fisheries Management Council. This agency sets, for example, the season da ...

Big increase in state’s salmon population predicted

State biologists are predicting excellent news for anglers who have been restricted from doing much salmon fishing. It appears we may go back to a “normal” population of Chinoo ...

Fish and Game has some nerve

How dare a couple of obvious California Department of Fish and Game hunter-administrators use their positions to try to secretly propose closing our state game refuges — thus ope ...

Our View: Hunting in Loomis is too dangerous

Loomis residents were not expecting to hear gunfire from deer hunters last week but they did. And despite Department of Fish and Game officials’ OK, residents should not have to ...

Trouble in bear country

A bear is causing local residents grief. Auburn resident Sue Ingle, who lives on Wescott Court near Robie Point, said her neighbor alerted her early Wednesday morning to the fact ...

Canyon residents must co-exist with bears

A mother bear and three rapidly growing cubs are well-known neighbors to those living on the edge of the American River canyon. A Sunday Journal article quoted residents who are e ...

Turkeys peck out their territory

What do you do if the turkey doesn’t want to cross the road and refuses to get out of your way? It’s a quirky conundrum that motorists at the intersection of Auburn Ravine and ...