Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon

Eagle Lake, Lassen County
Fly fishing from shore allows the angler to enjoy the tussle, revive the fish and let it go free.


Chinook Showing in Chetco Tidewater
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, OCTOBER 21, 2017

Chetco River

The first rains of the season have sparked Chinook to enter upper and lower Chetco River tidewater holes, with most of the kings pulling a pit stop at Social Security Bar.  Rain is expected throughout the weekend but not enough precipitation is expected to significantly raise the river for drift boats to deploy their techniques. At the present time, the ground...
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Alaskan Duck Hunt
The Outdoor Edge
by Don Webster, OCTOBER 20, 2017

My son, Cody, and I recently went on a duck hunt to Alaska. We flew out of Sacramento, California on October 1st and landed in Anchorage, Alaska, where we rented a car and drove north for 45 minutes to Wasilla, the town where our guide, Mike Robinson, was waiting for us. Posted along the highway were large signs warning of the...
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Lake Sabrina Fish Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, OCTOBER 19, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 October 19, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! Fishing season closes November 15th, 2017 Lake Sabrina Boat Landing will reopen Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:00am! Thank you all for another awesome year. Thanks to the Inyo Register for printing our weekly reports – whether they were about fish, the weather, the flowers, and the wildlife or just Lake life...
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Can Javelina be Hunted in California?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, OCTOBER 19, 2017

Question: I am new to Southern California and have been hearing about javelina in the southeastern part of the state. Can I use a pig tag or can I even hunt them? (Jared O.) Answer: Although javelina (Pecari tajacu or Tayassu tajacu) resemble and are often mistaken for a rodent or type of wild pig (Sus scrofa), they are not rodents and...
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ODFW Recreation Report
by ODFW, OCTOBER 19, 2017

Deer and elk hunting Rifle deer hunting continues in western Oregon. Remember Cascade units are closed for Cascade Elk season running Oct. 14-20. Conditions for big game hunting are improving with the rain. See reports below or the Big Game Hunting Forecast for what to expect. Western Oregon waterfowl and turkey are open Zone 1 duck season is open as is the general fall turkey...
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California halibut bite keeps rolling
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, OCTOBER 19, 2017

Eureka Coast

If you thought the California halibut season was belly up, you may want to reconsider. The effort has definitely tapered off over the past few weeks, but the bite remains as strong as it’s been all season. “We fished over the weekend, and it was as good then as it’s been all season,” said Tim Klassen of Reel Steel Sport...
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