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Herring arrive in C-City, fishing abounds

Tony Sepulveda owner of GreenWater Fishing Adventrues with steelhead, photo by Larry Ellis
On Oregon Waters by Larry Ellis  
02/12/16 -- Well, they're here, and it was my good fortune to be there when they arrived. We're talking about the long-awaited arrival of Pacific Herring into Crescent City Harbor. "A guy called me this morning and asked if the herring... Full Story

​Chad Shearer returns to Medford Feb. 25

Chad and Marsha Shearer, photo courtesy of Chad shearer
02/12/16 -- World Champion elk caller and popular outdoor guide Chad Schearer will be in Medford again this year at the Harvest Baptist Temple for dinner and a seminar. Shearer has hunted all over the world and has many... Full Story

When bullies intentionally harm wildlife

Canadian Geese, photo courtesy of USFWS
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson 
02/12/16 -- I live in an over-55 community in Rio Vista. There are wild turkeys here and Canada geese, which many of us love. Last month someone deliberately ran into turkeys crossing a road to go to their roosting trees... Full Story

Humboldt rivers turning green

John Kern, pictured Left, landed this nice Smith River steelhead on Wednesday. Also pictured is Tim Stude, Photo courtesy of Curt Wilson Guide Service
Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest
02/11/16 -- It’s been well over a month since the coastal rivers in Humboldt County have looked anything other than dirty brown. Since the last big rains, which came towards the end of January, the North Coast has been blessed with... Full Story

CDFW cites major accomplishments

02/11/16 -- A new wolf pack, a massive oil spill, wildlife encounters, restoration projects, nonlead ammunition and more were among the top issues that kept staff on their toes at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in 2015.... Full Story

Greenhorn Park, Yreka, Siskiyou County

Conner Caldwell, 8-pound bass, Greenhorn Park, Yreka, Siskiyou County, Scott Caldwell,
Conner Caldwell not only set his own record for large mouth bass (8 lbs.) on June 20, 2011, the day before his birthday; he and his Dad, the photographer, gave new meaning to the words "Wow!" and "Jaws!" Photo by Scott Caldwell. More Klamath/Siskiyou photos

Hat Creek, Shasta County

Hat Creek, Shasta County, Steve Breth,
Hat Creek is fish-able for miles along Highways 44/89 after the descent from Eskimo Summit near the northwest entrance to Lassen National Volcanic Park. Campgrounds and RV Parks are plentiful. Photo by Steve Breth  More Trinities-Cascades-Sierras photos

Your outdoor adventures have only just begun
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
the reports being filed daily at

Northern California Outdoor News, Northern California Outdoor Reports Outdoor News 

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!

Northern California Destination News, Northern California Destination Reports


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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