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Eureka Public Marina, Humboldt County
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Lake Sabrina - Weekly Fishing Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, JUNE 19, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 June 19, 2017 Happy PaPa’s Day   What a difference a week makes. Nineteen degrees with the windchill last week – 86 degrees this weekend and with the increase in temps – there is water all over the place. There are about 6 new creeks pouring water into the Lake and with that SCE has shut us down to one...
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Lower Rogue delights anglers
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, JUNE 17, 2017

Port of Brookings Harbor

When I was a lad, I was always the last person to leave the lake, river or ocean because I wanted to squeeze in every fishing moment that I could.  If truth be told, I am still that very same person. Which makes this coming Wednesday especially near and dear to my heart.  It's my favorite day of the year because it's the...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is accepting applications for 31 elk hunting opportunities offered through the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program. The hunts will occur at various times between Aug. 15 and Dec. 24, 2017 on 28 select properties in Colusa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino and Siskiyou counties. Specific details for all 31 elk hunts...
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Stakeout at Battle Creek
On Patrol
by Steven T. Callan, JUNE 16, 2017

This is an excerpt from “Stakeout at Battle Creek,” a chapter in my recently released sequel, The Game Warden’s Son. I’m sometimes asked if I had any favorite places to work during my twenty-one years supervising the warden force in western Shasta County. Lower Battle Creek immediately comes to mind—from the mouth, where Battle Creek flows into the Sacramento River, to...
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Hunting Over Alfalfa?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, JUNE 15, 2017

Question: I know it’s illegal to bait animals to get them to come to you in order to hunt them. However, what about hunting over an alfalfa or corn field? I know some other states allow this and I am wondering if California does, too. (Dakota C.) Answer: Although feeding big game and hunting over bait is illegal in California, it is legal...
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ODFW Weekly Recreational Report
by ODFW, JUNE 15, 2017

Fishing’s getting better at the beach Some anglers are catching limits of rockfish and lingcod out of Newport and Depoe Bay; jetties and rocky coastline can be good for rockfish, greenling and lingcod, and the ocean surf off sandy beaches is the place to target surf perch. Check out these and other salty opportunities in the Marine Zone section of the...
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