Fishing

Don’t lose your boat to a thief

Reading through the classifieds in a mailbox delivery advertisement paper recently, I saw it again: an area resident was requesting information for an offered reward about his stol ...

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

Expect buzzing pests to be real pests this year

While we are in a full-blown drought, there has been enough rain, including some good late rains, to leave a pretty fair amount of standing water just about everywhere. As yet, the ...

Outdoors: Fall outing on Sacramento River lands awesome Chinook

Nov. 6 was a perfect morning.    Crisp air with more than a hint of fall to it, golden cottonwoods lining the banks of the glassy Sacramento River and the bark ...

Outdoors: The most exciting fishing? It’s angling for Delta stripers

O.K., so we’ve finally gotten to the time of year I look forward to the most.    Late fall — when one of the most exciting types of fishing you can ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Gold Country Fair opens today in Auburn; safe places to catch and eat fish; restitution in embezzlement case and high school football

What we’re working on: The Gold Country Fair opens its doors today for its four-day run at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Reporter Andrew Westrope and Photographer M ...

Outdoors: Getting them really hooked takes patience

For our last class on plug fishing for king salmon, let’s take a look at scent, tackle selection — and the best part: the bite! Scent   Running a st ...

Reader Input: Define what data is collected on us

The American Civil Liberties Union has discovered (Associated Press, 17 July) that police departments across the country record millions of drivers’ license plates and locati ...

Community Portrait: His taxi route shuttles between Alaskan lakes and glaciers

“I’m fulfilling a lifelong dream,” said Auburn’s Casey Long. It all started in 1986 with a simple ride in a private plane with Long’s friend, Randy ...

Outdoors: Trout fishing is still viable despite low water conditions

  With the trout season opener just last week, it was abundantly clear that we’re in for a very low water summer.   Obviously we didn’t have much ...