Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Lake Sabrina Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JULY 10, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 July 10, 2017   Less than two feet till spill – what a sight the Lake is – almost full – the trees leafed out – snow covered mountains in the backgrounds – beautiful blue sky and fluffy white clouds – yup, we’re in God’s country! And lots of people up at the Lake enjoying God’s country!   Fishing did slow...
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 In a ceremony held today in Yorktown, Virginia, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke shared a $14.7 million check with Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Vice President Heather Lougheed, who accepted on behalf of America’s recreational boaters. The amount represents 2017-18 funding for the federal Boating Infrastructure Grant (B.I.G.) program, which funnels user taxes paid by boaters to...
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Feeder fish finding frenzied fishermen
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, JULY 7, 2017

Chetco River

OK, I triple dog dare you! Say the title of this article ten times really fast without slurring your words. You can call them whatever you want: feeders, springers, kingster-amma mammas or Chinook-meisters.  But a salmon by any other name would still taste as sweet. Whichever name you wish to assign them, these Chinook are giving anglers plenty of rod-bending, line-peeling...
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Revisiting the Eastern Sierra
On Patrol
by Steven T. Callan, JULY 7, 2017

My first opportunity to visit California’s magnificent Eastern Sierra came in late April 1975, while I was a young Fish and Game warden stationed on the Colorado River. During the next three and a half years, I was sent to the Eastern Sierra six more times. My assignments included working the opening weekend of trout season at Crowley Lake, the...
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Czech Nymphing and Weight Placement when Fly Fishing?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, JULY 6, 2017

Question: I have a fly fishing question on rigging flies for nymphing. There is a very popular technique called “Bounce Nymphing,” which involves using three nymphs on short droppers off of a long leader with a weight attached to the bottom of the leader. The idea is to bounce the shot off of the stream bottom in order to keep...
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists have captured and fitted a tracking collar to a female gray wolf in Lassen County, and confirmed that the wolf and her mate have produced at least three pups this year. During summer and fall 2016, remote trail cameras captured images of two wolves traveling together in Lassen County. There was no evidence...
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