outdoors

Plenty to do this weekend on the water

After several weeks of weather that wasn’t exactly conducive to outdoor pursuits, we look to be heading into a generally nicer pattern here... good thing, too as there is a lot o ...

Rain a welcome sight for anglers

Wow, what a difference a week makes. We go from one of the driest winters in memory to a good solid week of winter (with more in the forecast). The rain and snow we got last week m ...

Spring turkey season opens March 31

Beginning Saturday, March 31, gobbler hunters again can prowl the backcountry in pursuit of traditional Thanksgiving table fare. The season continues through May 6.Shooting hours a ...

It’s time to help preserve NorCal fishing

Billionaire water users from down south want every last drop of “liquid gold” we have here in Northern California.And the sad thing is, they’re winning the war.La ...

Where’s the rain?

First off, I’d like to make an official request to the weather gods here and ask if we could possibly get a little winter this year. While I have enjoyed the spring-like weat ...

So, what about salmon in 2012?

There’s no denying the fact that Sacramento River Fall-Run Chinook Salmon had a banner return from the brink in 2011. After about five straight years of really cruddy ocean condi ...

Steelhead: Good for the soul

I’m not sure how we all got so busy in this life, but it seems nearly impossible to plan any sort of fishing trip with the boys anymore. Kid’s soccer games, basketball ...

The wet weather is helping the fishing

Finally… a little weather! Of course, it looks like we may be headed for another extended dry spell, but at least we got a little rain and snow out of the deal. Of course, w ...

An old fashioned fishing report for the holiday season

First off, here’s wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas! Hope you all have a great holiday with family and friends. I am hoping Santa brings us some rain! Well, anyway, si ...

Project Kokanee doing big things for California anglers

Twenty million fish planted. Think about that for a moment: Twenty million! That’s really all you need to know about the positive impact that the California Inland Fisheries Foun ...