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Sights around Humboldt Bay are best viewed from a boat and a kayak lets you explore everywhere.
Photo by Casey Allen

​It’s no different at Lake Oroville

By Chuck Giles
04/29/16 -- Right now bass fishing at Lake Oroville is no different than any other Northern California body of water. Simply put, it is good. This is the time of year whenwe can all feel like we are great bass anglers. Oroville is less than... Full Story

Falconry hunting from a moving vehicle?

Falcon, photo by Carrie Wilson
California Outdoors Q&A by Carrie Wilson
04/29/16 --  Is it legal or illegal to release a hawk or falcon (pursuant to a falconry license) from a moving vehicle to take game or non-game species? I am wondering if falconry road hunting would fall under the same illegal pursuit... Full Story

General Trout Season Opens Saturday

Silver Lake, Mono County CA, photo courtesy Silver Lake Resort in June Lake, CA
04/28/16 -- The general trout opener in many counties throughout California will commence on Saturday, April 30, one hour before sunrise. Anglers are advised to check specific area regulations and opening dates in the... Full Story

Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1

04/27/16 -- California’s recreational Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) fishery season will open May 1. This year the fishery will be held to a federally established quota of 29,640 pounds. The open season dates... Full Story

​Int'l Archery Shoot comes to Reddding

By Gary Heffley
04­/27­/16 -- Redding will once again play host to some of the best 3­D Archery target shooters in the world as Straight Arrow presents the 33rd annual Western Classic Trail Shoot and the 22nd Annual NFAA Marked 3D... Full Story

Recreational Salmon Seasons Set

Boy with fish, photo courtesy of CDFW
04/27/16 -- The California Fish and Game Commission adopted recreational ocean and inland salmon season regulations as presented by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on April 18. Ocean salmon season... Full Story

Non-poison rodent control saves lives

Swainsons hawk in flight, courtesy of Stuart Itoga
04/27/16 -- Spring is in the air and rodents may be in your garage, attic, closets, cabinets, tool shed or yard. It’s a busy time for pest control companies and rodenticide sales. But nature can control rodent populations, if you... Full Story

A Whale of a Tale

On Patrol by Steven T. Callan

Out of Ventura Harbor we sailed this past November, in pursuit of a long-held dream. My wife Kathy and I had been waiting for years to visit Santa Cruz Island, the largest of California’s Channel Islands and part of the five-island... Full Story

Lake Oroville: A superb fishing & waters sports destination

Butte County, Lake Oroville, Chuck Giles, MyOutdoorBuddy.com

By Chuck Giles
Variety is the name of game at California’s Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. The country’s largest earth-filled dam placed on the bed of the Feather River and rising 770 feet created one of the state’s best fishing and... More Lake Oroville


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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!

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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!

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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.
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