hunting

Hunting season set to open for three types of birds

Saturday is a big day for bird hunters as it is opening day for three bird seasons. Pheasant: Long cherished by hunters, the hunting season for these Chinese imports will find h ...

Weighing in on the proposed Placer County local deer hunt

An antlerless deer hunt is always an emotional issue and the proposed hunt in highly populated regions of south Placer County is certainly no different. I’ve heard and read many ...

Waterfowl season is on the horizon

The far, northern reaches of California – Northeastern Zone – opened for waterfowl hunting on Oct. 10, the second Saturday of the month. While some local, truly die-hard waterf ...

Tips to help the lost hunter

Every year it happens. A large search party gets launched to search for a hunter that crossed a ridge, lost his orientation, and can’t figure out where he is and how to get back ...

Nimbus salmon festival is no-go this year

Citing both budget and staff cuts, state furloughs and the overall economic conditions the Department of Fish and Game along with their partners and sponsors has announced that the ...

Labor Day weekend a great time to go fishing

I didn’t believe the cool down and weather break we had a couple weeks ago would be the only weather break the area would experience prior to the dove hunting season opener, and ...

Ready for dove season?

I have tracked the weather patterns for many, many years. While August is one of our hottest months, every year the local area experiences some form of a welcomed weather break, an ...

2009 big game drawing complete

Did you remember to file your application with the Department of Fish and Game for any of the “X” zone deer hunts or any of the special hunts including antelope, elk or big hor ...

Big game hunting season arrives

Packets that provide statewide big game hunting details and applications will be in the mail soon to those who purchased a hunting license and any of the available big game tags la ...

Equipment and patience, the keys to hunting turkeys

There are a lot of wild turkeys throughout California. They’re a highly prolific bird and for the most part, their populations are thriving. The major problem with turkey huntin ...