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Good news for Klamath salmon

Phil Pritting of McKinleyville landed this nice Klamath River Chinook on Tuesday while fishing with guide Alan Borges. Photo courtesy of Alan's Guide Service
Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest
08/26/15 -- Klamath River salmon scored a major victory over Central Valley irrigators as Judge Lawrence O’Neill of the United States District Court in Fresno rejected a bid on Wednesday by two of the biggest districts to stop emergency... Full Story

Opening Day success and first buck

Marleigh Ostrom and her buck. Photo courtesy of very proud dad, Eric Ostrom
By Gary Heffley
08/26/15 -- Preseason practice and pre-opening scouting efforts by herself, dad, brother and fiancée certainly paid off for first-time bow hunter Marleigh Ostrom as she found opening day success on August 15 with a fine 4x3 buck... Full Story

Kokanee great at Whiskeytown

The author (l) and Monty Currier of the CA DFW with a limit of 14 inch Kokanee. Photo courtesy of Mike Elster and Monty Currier
By Gary Heffley
08/26/15 -- When you get an invitation to join a top of the line guide like Mike Elster for an early morning outing on Whiskeytown Lake, the only answer is what time do you want me there? Of course, that is followed quickly with a number of heart... Full Story

Oroville has plenty of access and water

Bridge over lake Oroville, photo by Craig Bentley
Oroville Waters by Craig Bentley
08/25/15 -- Salmon and steelhead fishing remains slow on the Feather due to minimal flows… king salmon fishing at Lake Oroville has also slowed for trollers while bass fishing has been only fair even for those anglers using finesse techniques... Full Story

A delightful day along Hat Creek

Michael Hurdle from Texas, photo by Alex Colvin
Article and photos by Alex Colvin
08/26/15 -- On Monday August 25, my wife Linda and I needed to go to the Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds in McArthur to submit our photography, poetry, and art exhibits for the upcoming fair. My daughter HanaLyn and her friend Jamie Barrows are... Full Story

The Truth about Currency Devaluation and Preparedness

Preparedness & Survival by Capt. William E. Simpson, author badge,
Capt. William E. Simpson
08/26/15 -- It’s a crisp fall morning as you awaken to the smell of pancakes on the grill wafting through the house. You flip on the radio to hear the morning news as you roll out of bed. It’s then you hear that it’s been a busy morning over on the... 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.

Trinidad is a cool place to reflect

 Trinidad -- A place to reflect

By Casey Allen
Trinidad, a quaint seaside city, sits atop a rocky bluff overlooking a protected bay on the Pacific Ocean. Visitors come from all over to see the unique rugged coastline blanketed with spruce and redwood forests and walk beaches...more Trinidad, Humboldt County

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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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