Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Lake Sabrina Fish Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 September 11, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! It’s THAT time: WATCH OUT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD Sure is a lot darker in the morning than it used to be and with that being the case Lake Sabrina Boat Landing is going to Fall hours starting Sunday, September 17th.              ...
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Deer season is already underway in California’s A and B4 deer hunting zones along the coast, but the majority of general zones – B1-B3, B5, B6, C1-C4, D6 and D7 – open Saturday, Sept. 16. Several other deer hunting zones – D3-D5 and D8-D10 – open the following week, on Saturday, Sept. 23. Severe winter weather conditions took a toll on some...
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Humboldt Tuna Club site under repair
by Frank Galusha, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Bob Taylor, webmaster for the Humboldt Tuna Club fishing forum, says a new temporary website www.humboldttunaclub.com/smf has been established for forum users. The old site www.humboldttuna.com went down on September 4th. “This new temporary site is a work in progress but is definitely usable until we can get the old site up and running again. Until then, all users will need to re-register as new...
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Helena Fire/Trinity River
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Trinity River

The fires along the Upper Trinity have been devastating to many of the small communities along the Trinity. Several of the lodges and campgrounds that operated in that area are gone. What that will do to fishing on the Upper Trinity economy is unknown at this time, but will be noticed in years to come. Right now there is limited...
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Golden Trout Grease
Backcountry Travels
by Phil Akers, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

June Lake Loop

Hang around California long enough, you'll hear Gold Rush tales of unaccomplished miners trying to strike it rich by peddling California Gold Grease. The claim was to rub your body with the grease, then roll down a Mother Lode hill. The gold -- and only gold -- will stick to you. The price was ten dollars per box! Ridiculous as...
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Tiny Fish and Gentle Giants
On Patrol
by Steven T. Callan, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

Monterey Bay

My wife, Kathy, and I are in Pacific Grove this week. While we’re here, I’d like to share one of my favorite outdoor columns, about a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounter we had here in September 2015. This piece was originally posted as my October 12, 2015 “On Patrol” column in My Outdoor Buddy. It was early September when Kathy and I arrived...
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