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


ODFW Weekly Recreational Report
by ODFW, MAY 4, 2017

Some of the best trout fishing of the year Takes place in the spring. Water conditions are good, and lakes, ponds and reservoirs throughout the state have been and are being stocked. Check out the trout stocking schedules and Rec Report updates for the best opportunities near you. Apply for a controlled hunt by May 15 The deadline is approaching; don’t wait until the last...
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A Happy Dog is a Panting Dog
Backcountry Travels
by Phil Akers, MAY 3, 2017

Bigfoot’s number one pet is the wolverine but for us humans it’s the canine. Americans are projected to spend $60 billion this year on pets! A large portion of this goes to dogs. We all love our dogs and generally take them everywhere we can. There are many classes: working dogs, service dogs, rescue dogs, therapy dogs, competition dogs, hunting...
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Enjoy fishing with the family at an event this Sunday, May 7 at Reinhart Park Pond in Grants Pass from 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The pond is stocked with rainbow trout, including 100 trout in the 12 to 14-inch range. Rods, reels, tackle and bait are provide by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to make learning how to catch fish as fun...
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Coast Guard continues to monitor sunken barge near Bay Bridge
by CDFW, MAY 2, 2017
San Francisco Bay

A unified command comprised of the U.S. Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management, Vortex Marine Construction and Bay Area Rapid Transit District is moving forward with efforts to prepare the sunken 112-foot freight barge Vengeance for salvage and fuel removal operations. Global Diving and Salvage will begin...
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The big game tag application deadline may have come and gone, but you still have a chance at the hunt of a lifetime. For only $5 per raffle ticket, the Nevada Dream Tag gives sportsmen the shot at winning one of five premier big game tags (elk, California bighorn sheep, desert bighorn sheep, antelope and mule deer). The tags are similar to other...
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ODFW fishing event Saturday at Sheridan Pond
by ODFW, MAY 2, 2017
Sheridan Pond

A large variety of rainbow trout is in store for anglers who attend the free family fishing event set for Saturday, May 6 at Sheridan Pond from 9: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will release thousands of fish into the pond especially for this event. The fish will come in several sizes, ranging from...
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