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CDFW June Calendar

Alpine trout, courtesy of CDFW
05/29/16 -- Weekends — Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve. Volunteer-led walks are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost... Full Story

ODFW Weekly Recreation Report

05/28/16 -- Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5. Tell your friends who don’t fish: Fishing licenses, tags and endorsements are not required anywhere in Oregon the weekend of June 4-5. Besides stocking more than 185K trout at 80... Full Story

OR KMZ salmon season opens today

man with stringer of lingcod, courtesy of Larry Ellis
On Oregon Waters by Larry Ellis
05/28/16 -- Southern Oregon ocean salmon aficionados are all trembling like the shaky legs of a newborn fawn, full of nervous energy whose outcome is yet uncertain. That is because today, May 28, marks the beginning of... Full Story

Collins Lake exceeds expectations

2 men, each holding a fish, photo by Collins Lake
By Kathy Hess, Collins Lake Reporter 
05/27/16 -- We continue to see trout catches of 5 pounders and lots of limits this week and expect this Memorial Day Weekend to produce the same, with temperatures in the 70’s and 80’s. Shane, Austin, & Allen caught 11 trout... Full Story

Hunting with Drones

drone (Photo from Creative Commons
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
05/27/16 -- What laws apply to big game hunting with camera equipped, radio controlled, drone aircraft? (Terry B.) Answer: The use of drones to hunt or pursue wildlife is prohibited in California. “No person shall pursue, drive, herd, or take... Full Story

Boaters help combat invasive mussels

invasive species of muscles, photo courtesy of CDFW
05/27/16 -- California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Memorial Day weekend. Quagga and zebra mussels are invasive freshwater mussels... Full Story

Kokanee fishing derby at Whiskeytown

Photo courtesy of AC Guide Service. Kathy cox holds up a stringer of Kokanee salmon
By Jeff Goodwin
05/26/16 -- On Saturday, June 4th, 2016 Kokanee Power will be holding a Kokanee fishing derby on Whiskeytown Lake. This is a first time Kokanee fishing tournament on Whiskeytown Lake and is stirring a lot of interest... Full Story

Floating in a Lupine Fantasy

Cheryl Wood, Wildflowers,, Floarting in a lupine fantasy
Folsom Lake, California photo by Cheryl Wood

Wildflowers in N. California and S. Oregon are irresistible to nearly all photographers. Many such images have been shared at for all to see. Please enjoy and add to this collection by visiting our Buddy Photos Wildflowers Photo Gallery.

Silver Lake Sunrise

Silver Lake, Plumas County, Kurt Golgart Photography,

There is so much to see and do in Northern California's Plumas County, where the Sierras meet the Cascades. A visit to beautiful Silver Lake is one of them, especially if you happen to be a photographer... more Sierra Nevada photos

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Northern California Fishing News, Northern California Hunting Reports

Fishing News

Northern California and Southern Oregon offer superb fresh and saltwater fishing. Before you make a trip, make sure you have
up-to-date news about where the fish are biting!

Hunting News

This region is also famous for its world-class hunting opportunities. Make sure you are armed with the absolute latest news by checking
the reports being filed daily at

Northern California Outdoor News, Northern California Outdoor Reports Outdoor News 

If you like to explore the great outdoors your choices are essentially infinite in Northern California and Southern Oregon. Use our news pages to plan your next outing!

Northern California Destination News, Northern California Destination Reports


So many places to visit and so little time, but if you scan
these pages you'll know in advance what lies ahead and what
not to miss in the almost-mythical State of Jefferson.
Buddy Photos

You are there! Towering mountains, vast valleys, unique shorelines. Land, water and air bursting with life. Opportunity presents itself. Llghting is right. Click! An image is captured for the ages.

Photo Galleries,

Photo Galleries

A preview of coming attractions...if you are planning a trip to this area be forewarned: What photographers have captured will whet your appetite for what will be an outdoor journey filled with wonders.  

Product & Services Directory

Don't let anything come between you and a wonderful weekend, vacation or or auto tour in this region. The fine product and services providers listed here will have what you need to enjoy your visit.  

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