fish and game

Firearms safety stressed as deer hunt underway in Placer County

AUBURN CA - With the start of the deer-hunting season in Placer County, state Fish and Game Department officials are saying there are plenty of deer in the woods – but for hunter ...

Former owners question pig killings at Placer County’s Hidden Falls park

The sound of gunshots has been a constant, unsettling part of mornings for rural Placer County couple Gayle and Brad Spears since early this year. Gayle Spears hears the far-off ...

Mountain lion reports in Weimar-Eden Valley area

Warmer weather is heating up reports of mountain-lion sightings. One sighting April 6 in the Weimar-Eden Valley area spurred Weimar Hills school officials to alert parents. A resi ...

Brazen bear breaks into Auburn canyon-rim home for food

Bears are no stranger to Auburn’s canyon rim residents but one neighborhood is on high alert after a brazen bruin’s midday house break-in today. Silver Bend Way resident Bobby ...

Fish and Game patrols aim to keep humans, wildlife in line

From bears targeted by international poaching rings in the woods near Foresthill to undersized fish on an angler’s line at a lake near Auburn, the Department of Fish and Game is ...