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Many opportunities for kayak fishing coming up

 Ben Wiechman caught a shark while fishing on the North Coast last year. Sharks along with other species of fish can be caught while kayak fishing the 'salt'.
By Mike Mogler
03/27/15 -- Hang on fishing kayakers! What a bonanza of great fishing spots we have here in Shasta County with lakes open throughout the year such as Shasta, Whiskeytown and Baum Lakes. Also nearby are Black Butte Lake... Full Story

Thieves steal & strip USFS Fire Truck

03/27/15 -- On the evening of Thursday, March 19, the Forest Service compound at the Wild Rivers Ranger District in Cave Junction was broken into, with a number of items stolen, including a Forest Service fire engine.. Full Story

Fundraiser goal: Reopen Dry Lagoon Camp

Dry Lagoon, Humboldt County, Overgrown with vegetation
03/27/15 -- Grass roots activitists including Kayak Zak’s of Trinidad are inviting the public to join free guided kayak tours in tandem sit-on-top kayaks on Sunday, April 12 in continuation of fundraising efforts to reopen... Full Story

How to Improve Your Catch of Pacific Halibut

Boats in the harbor alight at night with a soft wake from a departing boat
Article by Matt Goldsworthy 
Reprinted with permission of HASA (Humboldt Area Saltwater Anglers) – Light is one of the most important factors to consider when fishing deep water. Over the years while fishing for Pacific halibut, we have always... Full Story

Sportsman’s Warehouse flyers showing here

By Frank Galusha
03/25/15 -- Attention MyOutdoorBuddy readers! If you live near a Sportsman’s Warehouse facility in Northern California or Southern Oregon their Spring Hunting SALE flyers are showing here. You don’t have to subscribe to a daily... Full Story

Wildlife feeders to attract turkeys?

Spring turkey photo by Carrie Wilson
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
03/27/15 --  A buddy of mine has a feeder on his ranch that he loads up with feed to attract turkeys to his property. He intends to hunt them once the season opens. I told him this was illegal baiting but he said he would pull the feed out before... Full Story

Middle Rogue Kings

Greg Glossop, 35-lb Middle Rogue River Chinook Salmon, Jon Geyer, Salmon, Steelhead, Trout Photo Contest
Middle Rogue River, Oregon photo by Jon Geyer

World-class fishing awaits anyone who decides to visit N. California and S. Oregon. Give it a try! Or perhaps you have. Your fish tales and photos are welcome. Anyone can add to this collection by visiting our Buddy Photos Salmon/Steelhead/Trout Photo Gallery.

Tule Lake NWR, Modoc County

Sandhill cranes are safe in the open grasslands. Wily coyotes pay them no mind but if a wing droops or a leg is bent the predators will recognize it instantly and attack. USFWS Photo by Dave Menke -- More Lake/Modoc County photos

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Northern California Fishing News, Northern California Hunting Reports

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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.
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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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