Folsom Lake

Did you clean your boat at the end of last season?

Did you really get down and clean your boat before the winter storms dropped in on us? Many anglers don’t do that thorough cleaning, thinking there’s still one more trip in the ...

Roseville girls place in middle school wrestling tournament

Lauren Mason and Marissa Thomas of Roseville placed second and fourth in the Middle School Girls State Wrestling Tournament last weekend in Vallejo.Mason, who attends E.V. Cain Mid ...

Big increase in state’s salmon population predicted

State biologists are predicting excellent news for anglers who have been restricted from doing much salmon fishing. It appears we may go back to a “normal” population of Chinoo ...

Don’t know the nuances of turkey hunting? Attend this seminar

There are hunting clubs and, well, there are hunting clubs. Some might be just a few guys getting together, pooling their available funds and leasing some land only they have acces ...

Ice fishing dangers are few, but worth noting

Last week, this column was dedicated to how to go about boring a hole through the frozen surface of a high Sierra lake and fishing for trout.Any potential danger to venturing onto ...

February weekend is all for youth waterfowl hunters

Hunting season is either closed or soon to close, depending on the zone to which you travel.However, the season isn’t closed for everybody. A special weekend is reserved for the ...

There are other ways to catch a fishing license

We’re past Jan. 1 now, when new fishing licenses are required anytime you visit a waterway and dunk a line in hopes of being bit and bringing home fresh fish for the table.Howeve ...

DFG's new process for buying a fishing license is a big hassle

Have you gone to your local sporting goods store to purchase a fishing license as a stocking stuffer for Christmas? All fishing licenses expire Dec. 31.   I went to store af ...

California wardens are in the spotlight on TV program

Think California wardens have it easy? Think they just drive around getting fat and lazy on the job, out there just to harass the general hunting and fishing public?If you have cab ...

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 ...

Popular Dungeness crab season opens

It’s a fishery well anticipated by a great many anglers – crab, a crustacean made even more popular by the TV series “Deadliest Catch.”California anglers do ...

Trout plants come in all sizes

The California Department of Fish and Game has planted catchable-sized trout in waters throughout the state for decades. Environmental groups have questioned the plants with the pr ...

Dove hunting season opener takes a dive

The first half of dove season began Sept. 1, and hunters have until Sept. 15 to bag the little gray rockets. I was in the field in the southwestern Placer County area before the c ...

Bernal/Stephens win bass fishing tournament on Folsom Lake

Bass anglers, enthusiasts and professional fisherman gathered Saturday at Folsom Lake in the Thunder Valley Outdoors High Rollers Open. In the second stop of the Future Pro Tour N ...