Eagle Lake

Hunting opens this weekend in Balance of State Zone

The Department of Fish and Game has estimated more than 50,000 shotgunners visited the fields in 2010, hoping to bag a duck or goose for the dinner table.The northeastern zone for ...

Abalone fishery now officially closed in Sonoma County

The dying off of abalone since August throughout the diving areas of Sonoma County has been reported here.It was attributed to a red tide, bacteria-laden water so called because it ...

Check stations will change for 2011-12 waterfowl hunt

It’s hard to think about donning long johns, thick camo and raingear this time of year, when the temperature is back and forth around 100 degrees. And yes, it’s still some mont ...

A fishing license is the perfect stocking stuffer

Whether you used it doesn’t matter. All 2010 fishing licenses expire at midnight Dec. 31. It’s been a tradition for many years in our family to include a fishing licen ...

Crabbing on your own is a little work but well worth it

Most anglers rely on any of the numerous party boats to get a limit of crab. Why not? The boat’s deckhand does all the work, and the angler reaps the reward of crabs in the s ...

Pheasant hunting options available if clubs aren't open

The opening of pheasant hunting season Saturday, Nov. 13, has the potential to be a gangbuster.Pheasant hunters must be in pretty good condition, as it takes considerable walking t ...

Maximum hunting days in effect for Canadian honkers

There hasn’t been much snow in the north to drive the millions of winter waterfowl south. That weather and the resulting migration is a couple of months away.More birds, however, ...