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Eagle Lake, Lassen County
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Rise of the Trinidad Tackle Optimizer Spoon
by Jeff Goodwin, MARCH 23, 2018
Shasta Lake

Not so long ago, I had the privilege to get a call from a local tackle business owner who was looking for a local fishing guide to represent his line of fishing tackle products.  Stan Kulak who is the owner of Trinidad Tackle, gave me his pitch on a number of tackle items that he thought I could use while...
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Anyone who appreciates wildlife is invited to help restore the Potato Patch Meadow Complex in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest on Saturday, April 7. Volunteers will remove smaller conifer trees and saplings that are encroaching on grassland habitat and reducing quality habitat for Roosevelt elk, black-tailed deer and upland game birds. Creating slash piles will also encourage grouse nesting habitat and improve...
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Just in time for the spring riding season, the Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office has completed the latest in a series of improvements at off-highway vehicle recreation areas in northeast California and far northwest Nevada. Crews have installed new vault toilets at the Fort Sage, Dry Valley and Rice Canyon recreation sites, adding to new amenities, including picnic...
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OHRC Board to meet in Salem April 3
by ODFW, MARCH 23, 2018

he Oregon Hatchery Research Center Board will meet on Tuesday, April 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ODFW Headquarters 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR. The agenda includes a guest speaker Guido Rahr, President and CEO of the Wild Salmon Center, research plan updates, an update on the Fall Creek slide and a discussion on future Board functionality. The meeting...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a series of town hall meetings around the state in April to gather public input on the agency's proposed 2019-21 budget. The proposed budget, which is being developed by ODFW and an external budget advisory committee, will be presented for review and comment at the meetings listed below taking place in Bend,...
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April 14: Fishing at Bass Pond
by BLM, MARCH 22, 2018
Bass Pond

Join California Department of Fish and Wildlife and BLM's Redding Field Office at Bass Pond in the Sacramento River Bend Outstanding Natural Area off Bend Ferry Road near Bend, California. The pond will be stocked with trout and volunteers will be available to help with questions about fishing. Free bait and limited loaner tackle will also be available. Registration will...
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