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 Ron Marciel of Fremont, with his first hookup of the day., photo by Bill Adelman
By Bill Adelman
07/05/15 -- July 4th was a key day in the life of my cousins and brothers when we were kids. Big party at my aunt’s home, ice cold watermelon, bobbing for apples and home made, hand cranked vanilla ice cream with peach... Full Story

CDFW SHARE program offers elk hunts

07/02/15 -- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program is offering elk hunting opportunities on six new properties. The SHARE program is... Full Story

Acclaimed author to sign book at Lassen

Steven T. Callan
07/04/15 -- Award-winning writer and MyOutdoorBuddy columnist Steven T. Callan will sign copies of his hit book, Badges, Bears, and Eagles—The True-Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden, on July 11... Full Story

Tight Lines on Hatchet Creek

By John Higley
Sometimes you’ve got to do what you’ve got to do and a while back trout fishing took center stage. It was not exactly a wilderness experience, or for that matter, a wild trout thing at all. However, my desire was to wet a line...Full Story

First Turkey

First Turkey, Scott Crosby, Rogue River (Wilmer), Oregon
Rogue River (Wimer), Oregon photo by Scott Crosby

Hunting upland game, waterfowl and big game is popular in N. California and S. Oregon. This photo is just one of many examples shared by our readers for all to see.  Please enjoy and add to this collection by visiting our Buddy Photos Hunting Gallery.

Jackson County: Among the Country's Best for Sportsmen

By Jason Haley
Jackson County is famous for the mighty Rogue River, majestic mountains for skiing, biking and hiking and prime farmland that yields award-winning wines and gourmet fruit. It’s also gateway to North America’s deepest lake and Oregon’s only National Park, Crater Lake. It features distinct versions of all four seasons, healthy fish and wildlife populations, diverse terrain and habitat types and the gamut of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Jackson County, Rogue River, majestic mountains, skiing, biking, hiking, prime farmland, award-winning wines, gourmet fruit, Crater Lake. Four seasons, fishing, wildlife, outdoor recreation
Outdoor life is year-round in Jackson County and what to do can get confusing if you consider the countless choices.

The County is characterized by Mt. Ashland on the south and Mt. McLoughlin, Rustler Peak and the Pacific Crest on the east. Mt. McLoughlin can be seen for miles around and calls to outdoor lovers from the valley floor below. Emigrant, Lost Creek, Agate, Willow, Applegate, Lake of the Woods, Hyatt and Howard Prairie are just a few of the lakes available for fishing, boating, and water sports. Upper and Lower Table Rock, the Applegate Valley, Sky Lakes Wilderness and the cultural attractions of the Cities of Medford, Ashland and Jacksonville just scratch the surface...More Jackson County.

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Northern California Fishing News, Northern California Hunting Reports

Fishing News

Northern California and Southern Oregon offer superb fresh and saltwater fishing. Before you make a trip, make sure you have
up-to-date news about where the fish are biting!

Hunting News

This region is also famous for its world-class hunting opportunities. Make sure you are armed with the absolute latest news by checking
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If you like to explore the great outdoors your choices are essentially infinite in Northern California and Southern Oregon. Use our news pages to plan your next outing!

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So many places to visit and so little time, but if you scan
these pages you'll know in advance what lies ahead and what
not to miss in the almost-mythical State of Jefferson.
Buddy Photos

You are there! Towering mountains, vast valleys, unique shorelines. Land, water and air bursting with life. Opportunity presents itself. Llghting is right. Click! An image is captured for the ages.

Photo Galleries,

Photo Galleries

A preview of coming attractions...if you are planning a trip to this area be forewarned: What photographers have captured will whet your appetite for what will be an outdoor journey filled with wonders.  

Product & Services Directory

Don't let anything come between you and a wonderful weekend, vacation or or auto tour in this region. The fine product and services providers listed here will have what you need to enjoy your visit.  

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