hunting

Support dog pack hunting bill

Dog fighting is a felony for good reason, so why is pitting packs of dogs against wildlife allowed? Senate Bill 1221, to ban the use of dogs to chase down bears and bobcats, has ...

Ban unsporting hunting practice

Using packs of dogs to chase bears and bobcats through the woods, only to be shot off a tree branch at point-blank range is cruel, unsporting and out-of-step with Californians’ v ...

Right wrongs of our past

Senate Bill 1221 exemplifies our country?s tradition of righting wrongs. If signed into law, it will ban hound hunting of bears and bobcats which can still be hunted and killed, bu ...

Hunting wild turkeys on private property may require a trade, but it's worth it

Oh, where to hunt, where to hunt. That’s a popular refrain from many hunters hoping to pursue one of the state’s permanent residents, the wild turkey.The season opens t ...

International Sportsmen’s Expo still growing

It’s mid cold season time, when cabin fever has set in and we’re tired of sitting around and dreaming of things to do in the great out-of-doors.Regular-season football ...

Hunting just plain wrong

Re: “Modern hunting morbid, unfair,” (Reader Input, Oct. 11). I don’t just think hunting that way is unfair, I think hunting an animal is just not right. I don’t think the ...

Modern hunting morbid, unfair

If wildlife is mounted on a wall, whether it’s called a trophy or not, it’s not in the wild where it belongs (Journal, Oct. 6). Wildlife is killed so that someone can have a si ...

Hunters find a lifetime of memories behind the scope

When Mark Capik and his wife Nancy gaze at the animals mounted on their wall, it’s all of the memories that come to mind. The pair of antelope in their living room show how far ...

Jenson teaches others to ready, aim and fire

Buddy Jenson has a mission — to save the sport of trapshooting one clay pigeon at a time. Jenson, 20 of Loomis, who coaches the Auburn Gold Miners Trapshooting team, is also th ...

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 ...