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'Pretty Little Sunfish'

Iron Gate Reservoir, California photo by Crowman

Watch this space every day for a photo shared with us by an OutdoorBuddy. You can be an OutdoorBuddy, too. Do you have a favorite outdoor photo taken somewhere in Northern California or Southern Oregon?...Share it!

Kid’s Free Fishing Day set for Kilarc

Kilarc Reservoir, Photo credit to
By Frank Galusha
04/23/14 -- Residents of the community of Whitmore, in cooperation with the CA DFW,, the East Valley Times, Whitmore Union Elementary School and, are planning a free... Full Story

Northwind Charters ready for openers

The Fishy Business by Northwind Charters is being readied for the coming offshore seasons. Skipper Matt Dallam took a minute to snap this photo of his new 35-footer at the dock in Humboldt Bay.
04/23/14 -- Skipper Matt Dallam of the charter boat Fishy Business out of Eureka is reminding his customers and website visitors it is time to book seats for the upcoming season openers (and beyond) for halibut... Full Story

MFFR and Lake Davis fishing report

Trout caught at Lake Davis, photo by Jon Baiocchi
04/22/14 -- The Middle Fork Feather River has been fishing fair to good in the “early opener” section of the upper river. Streamside native grasses are starting to green up, and the first wild flowers of the area are just starting... Full Story

Tule Lake NWR, Modoc County

The presence of bobcats is a sign of a healthy ecosystem but they can have a negative effect on game birds and waterfowl during chick season. Bobcats are also capable of taking deer. USFWS Photo by Dave Menke  More Lake-Modoc County photos

The Gem of Lassen County

Eagle Lake, Val Aubrey
Article and photos by Valerie Aubrey
Eagle Lake is located in Lassen County in northeastern California at an elevation of approximately 5100 feet. The nearest town is Susanville, which is a 30 to 45 minute drive from the lake...Full Story

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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.  

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Website Design Photo Credits: thanks the following individuals for contributing photographs for use on our Home and Section pages: Anders Tomlinson of, Amber Galusha of, Casey Allen of Bayside, CA; Jason Haley of Medford, OR; Steve Breth of Burney, CA; Tracy McCormack of Eureka, CA; Grant Thompson of Grand Junction, CO; Richard Bott of Shingletown, CA; Ron Loftus of Yreka, CA; Scott Caldwell of Montague, CA; Lorissa Soriano of Alturas, CA and the late Dave Menke, formerly with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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