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Fall season off to a good start at Lake Davis

2 men fly fishing on Lake Davis, by Jon Baiocchi
By Jon Baiocchi
09/17/14 -- Conditions at Lake Davis continue to improve, catch rates and strikes have been on the upswing using a wide variety of techniques. The aggressive fall bite is starting to really kick in; the best fishing...  Full Story

Boasting Blue Grouse

Lorissa Soriano, with blue grouse limits for her and her hunting partner, photo by Alex Ross
By Lorissa Soriano 
09/17/14 -- Not to brag or anything but it’s not every day you get two limits of Blue Grouse just like that! Shotgun season for Blue Grouse opened last weekend in the Warner Mountain area of Modoc County. Blue Grouse are...  Full Story

Fire leaves huge scar on Weed

Weed, California Boles Fire Devastation, Ray Haupt
By Ray Haupt
09/16/14 -- This is a view on the south side of the Roseburg Mill in Weed, California. The small housing area in the foreground looks to me to be the old mill housing area just east/northeast of the Weed Mercantile. Cause of the... Full Story

Trinity water influx to hold off disease

 Riley Schnieder of Eureka with Mike Coopman holding large salmon
Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest 
09/17/14 -- Though nothing is official, it sure looks like the number of adult salmon returning to the Klamath River should easily exceed the preseason predictions. How high the returns will go is anyone’s guess... Full Story

Fall general hunting seasons open soon

09/17/14 -- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) would like to remind hunters that California’s fall general big game hunting seasons are right around the corner. The upcoming California... Full Story

Table shows ramp down of Trinity water releases

09/19/14 -- Steve Cannata, Environmental Scientist, Trinity River Project at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Arcata says many anglers are asking about the duration of the 3400 cfs emergency flow release from... Full Story

Ham on the Hoof

On the Trail with Gary Lewis

When deer, elk, waterfowl and upland game bird seasons have come and gone, put some pork in the crosshairs. We were climbing a steep gravel ranch road in Charlie’s Toyota when we saw it, as big as a full-grown...Full Story

'First Pit River Kayaking Trip'

Pit 5 Bypass Reach, Pit River, California  photo by Mark Stalcup
Pit 5 Bypass Reach, Pit River, California  photo by Mark Stalcup

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Fly fishing on Manzanita Lake

Manzanita Lake, Mount Lassen National Park, Dennis Doyle, myoutdoorbuddy.com

Canoeing and fly fishing on Manzanita Lake in Lassen National Park by Dennis Doyle. The catch and release program makes this shallow lake a great place to spend some time in the great outdoors. More Shasta-Trinities-Cascades photos

Trinity Lake: Just far enough away

By Gary Heffley
It is cliched to say you, “really have to see it to believe it” or “words do not do it justice” but in describing Trinity Lake and the surrounding area those cliches hold true.

Trinity Lake, Casey Allen, MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Trinity Lake is a little over an hour from Redding and is a world apart of the bustle of Highway 5 and valley cities. 

Seldom do words aptly describe a cold spring morning where a misty fog rises above a flat calm lake surface dotted by the dimples formed by rising trout under a backdrop of snow covered mountain peaks. Nor do they delight in the joy of a campfire under a clear night sky where when lying back there are too many stars to count. Trinity Lake just has to be experienced...More Trinity Lake


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