Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


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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 The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will release thousands of rainbow trout into Mt. Hood Pond for a free family fishing event on Saturday, Oct. 21 in Gresham. A feature of the ODFW Outdoors program, the event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the 5-acre pond located on the campus of Mount Hood Community College, located at 26000 SE Stark St., Gresham,...
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Purple Rainbows and Virginia Goldens 
Backcountry Travels
by Phil "Flip" Akers, OCTOBER 17, 2017

Mammoth Lakes

Sitting at 10,338 feet/elevation, south of Red’s Meadow just off the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), Lake Virginia nurtures a healthy population of golden trout. And nearby Purple Lake is a high quality rainbow trout fishery. This article chronicles a rainbow and golden trout backpacking trip to these awesome lakes located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness of the Sierra Nevada. Our trailhead...
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