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Oregon: Ocean, rivers offer plethora of fish

 Ron Savage from Grants Pass and a friend caught a variety of groundfish including rockfish, kelp greenling and lingcod while fishing out of the Port of Brookings Harbor on Thursday.
On Oregon Waters by Larry Ellis
01/24/15 -- Warning! Objects in this fishing column may appear larger than they actually are.I love the ocean and I always have since I started fishing in Oceanside, California at the tender age of 8. Part of the mystique about fishing the ocean... Full Story

Halibut meeting set for Eureka, Feb. 4

01/22/15 -- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites the public to attend a meeting to discuss the 2015 recreational Pacific halibut fishing season dates under consideration for California. The meeting is scheduled... Full Story

Eel River watershed pot grows eyed

01/24/15 -- An innovative multi-agency partnership involving state and local agencies today finished inspections of 14 private properties with active marijuana grow operations along Sproul Creek within the Eel River watershed. The three... Full Story

Green rivers await coastal steelhead anglers

Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest
01/22/15 -- The rain fell hard last weekend, temporarily turning the coastal steelhead rivers from green to brown. The blowout was short-lived however, as the rivers have receded quickly. The Smith was the first to clear, and drew... Full Story

Prohibited species caught accidentally?

Garibaldi, California’s state marine fish, are illegal to take (CDFW photo by Dan Gotchall)
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
01/23/15 -- I fly fish for calico bass using barbless hooks in the kelp beds off Catalina Island and the coast, and it’s all strictly catch and release. Garibaldi are abundant in this habitat and are very aggressive. When I can see them I can... Full Story

How to Make 'Fish Tacos'

By Frank Galusha
01/23/15 -- OK, you went ocean fishing. If your fish is fresh or if you have processed, vacuum packed and frozen your catch properly, there are many ways to enhance your meals. Almost everything taken from the ocean... 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.

Hat Creek, Shasta County

Hat Creek, Shasta County, Steve Breth, MyOutdoorBuddy.com
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

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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