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Anglers Hookup at Collins Lake

Man and woman with catfish, by Collins Lake
Kathy Hess Collins Lake Reporter
09/26/16 -- Fall is on its way and Lake Collins anglers are making the most of it. Here’s a few of our outdoor buddies who hooked up this week! David & Angela Gray from Sacramento fished the east side of our lake and hooked a... Full Story

​Kokanee Spawn Near at Whiskeytown

kokanee salmon, by Mike Mogler
Article and photo by Michael Mogler
09/25/16 -- Friday I was on the water fishing for kokanee in my Hobie Outback and I found the bite slow. I was tolling a hand tied hoochie with a small blade behind a dodger at 60 feet with a wind from the North... Full Story

Salmon is Spotty above Happy Camp

By Scott Caldwell
09/25/16 -- Salmon fishing on the Klamath river above Happy Camp is spotty. We are seeing Salmon move up the river from Klamath Glen but getting them to bite has been tough. The Klamath is very clear and on the low side some... Full Story

Chetco Ocean Bubble Season Opens

lingcod, by Larry Ellis
On Oregon Waters by Larry Ellis
09/24/16 -- The second to the last ocean salmon season, what ODFW calls the “2016 Chetco River Fall Chinook State Waters Terminal Area Season” will open exactly one week from today on Saturday, October 1. This year’s season will... Full Story

An Island of Our Own

Western Toad, by kathy callan
On Patrol, by Steven T. Callan
09/23/16 -- Over the years, Kathy and I have often dreamed of escaping today’s fast-paced, hectic world and moving to an island of our own—an island of trees, flowers, and abundant wildlife, where we could experience the joys of... Full Story

Ultra-lights, Fixed Wing...Harassing Wildlife

Ultra light, photo by Creative Commons
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
09/23/16 -- We live around the Imperial Wildlife Area (Wister Unit) and over the past two years we’ve seen an influx of ultra-light air craft flying over the Imperial Wildlife Area, sometimes very low. For example, on June 15 we saw... Full Story

Pacific Halibut Closes Friday

Man with 65 lb halibut, courtesy of Tim Klassen/Reel Steel Sport Fishing
Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest
09/22/16 -- North Coast offshore adventures will be limited to just rockfish come Saturday morning as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced on Wednesday the closing of the recreational Pacific halibut fishery on Saturday... Full Story

Sea Otter Survey Encouraging

Sea Otters, photo by CDFW
09/22/16 -- The southern sea otter, Enhydra lutris nereis, continues its climb toward recovery, according to the annual count released by the U.S. Geological Survey and partners today. For the first time, southern sea otters... Full Story

CDFW Reintroduces Rare Trout to McCloud

McCloud River Red-band trout, courtesy of CDFE
09/22/16 --The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Northern Region Inland Fisheries Program and Heritage and Wild Trout Program staff will soon reintroduce a small population of rare rescued trout to their native... Full Story


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