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CDFW September Calendar of Events
by CDFW, AUGUST 29, 2017

Various Days — Bat Talk and Walk at Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, various times, 45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road), Davis (95618). Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is home to approximately 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats. From mid-June to mid-September, the Yolo Basin Foundation provides a program for people to learn about bats and watch the colony fly. Reservations are required. To register,...
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Oregon recreational anglers will again be able to fish for nearshore halibut in the Central Oregon Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.) seven days a week beginning Sunday, Sept. 3 until Oct. 31, or the adjusted quota is met.  The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) conferred with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and International Pacific Halibut Commission...
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Bag limits for hatchery summer steelhead will be reduced to one fish per day for the Grande Ronde and Imnaha Rivers when the season opens on Friday, Sept. 1. In addition, there will be no harvest allowed in the mainstem Snake River but catch-and-release will be allowed. Fishery managers decided to reduce the bag limit to correspond with the historically low...
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California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Labor Day weekend. Quagga and zebra mussels are invasive freshwater mussels native to Eurasia. They multiply quickly, encrust watercraft and infrastructure, alter water quality and the aquatic food web and ultimately impact native and sport fish communities. These mussels spread from one body of...
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Lake Sabrina Fish Report
by Lake Sabrina Boat Landing Staff, AUGUST 28, 2017
Lake Sabrina

Lake Sabrina Boat Landing 760-873-7425 August 28, 2017 WATCH OUT FOR DEER! Don’t forget that jacket! FREE FISHING DAY – Saturday, September 2, 2017 It was a wildlife kinda week and weekend at the Lake. A few deer came to water at the Lake and even took the small trail up to the store. Had a bear cruise thru the parking lot leaving his calling card...
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Drifting bait for King salmon
by Jeff Goodwin, AUGUST 28, 2017
Sacramento River

The 2017 Sacramento River King salmon season is underway and things are looking pretty good for this year's return.  We heard all the doom and gloom from fisheries managers this spring and the general consensus was that we would see a smaller run than we did last year.  As this years ocean salmon season began, the charter boat fleet found...
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