fishing derby

Park encrusted with goose feces

Re: the article, “Fishing Derby scheduled to continue despite concerns of some” (Journal, Feb. 29): Let’s just set the record straight. Meadow Vista Park, the site of the Fis ...

Fish, geese and turtles, oh my!

In response to Richard Walker’s letter of Feb. 21, I would like to offer another perspective on the fishing derby in Meadow Vista. While I fully agree with his challenge asking e ...

Be responsible at fishing derby

It sounds like there are plans cooking for a second fishing derby in Meadow Vista. While I appreciate all the efforts to help fundraise for the community center, and “fun raise ...

Be supervisors, not Santa Claus

Who in the hell do they think they are? Revenue sharing be damned! It’s the same song being sung at the Federal level. We know best how your monies should be spent and of course ...

Can’t geese and people just get along?

On the evening of July 24, a man approached me to say he was taking a survey. It annoyed me because I was on my first lap of a three-mile walk on the Meadow Vista Park track. The m ...

Reel in some fun at Saturday's fishing derby

Kids, grab your poles. Parents, set your alarm clocks. It’s almost time for the Placer Sportsmen, Inc. 63rd annual Kid’s Fish Derby. The fishing derby starts at sunrise Saturd ...

Derby offers chance to reel in the big one

Rainbow trout was likely the dinner of choice for many Auburn-area families Saturday night. Hundreds of area children brought home the bacon — er, fish — Saturday after a succe ...

Derby angling to get kids hooked on fishing

Teach a kid to fish, and you might feed him or her for life. No matter what, you’ll definitely have a lot of fun watching. Auburn’s Regional Park pond will be stocked with 1 ...