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I’m thrilled to offer this turkey hunting feature from my friend and legendary outdoor writer John Higley…Thanks John-Cal Kellogg.
For many of us spring means the annual ritual of spring turkey hunting, which, in California, begins in late March. In preparation for the pursuit of bearded tom...read more ››
One of the more interesting benefits of having to move from one's residence of 35 years is going through all the "stuff" one has accumulated over the years. For someone such as myself who is interested in so many activities, the sorting/saving/storing/dumping process is a Herculean task.
In...read more ››
Well with me heading off to Marine boot camp October 20th my Dad (Captain Tahoe) and I wanted to head out on one last backpacking trip together before I leave. We planned on spending 16 days hiking 60 or more miles and visiting 20 or more lakes, in search of giant golden trout in the heart of the...read more ››
The 2013 season for me was one of great memories and heartbreaks and I still have five more days of fishing to go. This is the only time of the year that I fish for over two weeks straight and I have to say I look forward to each day.
Many of the heartbreaks have come courtesy of the senseless...read more ››
If location is the key element in real estate value, comfort is the critical aspect of successfully starting a new shooter into the world of waterfowling. The comfort factor mostly falls into three categories: comfort with the gun, comfort with the recoil, and comfort in the overall situation....read more ››
It has been a windy summer up and down the Oregon coast and that is bad news if you like fishing. Finally the winds started to lay down the end of July which was a good thing as I had a couple from Alabama who wanted to catch a salmon on their trip to Oregon.
It took me an hour to find water...read more ››
For two consecutive mornings I’d glassed a quartet of velvet-antlered blacktails feeding along a spring seep across an 800-foot-deep shale canyon. Three of the four bucks were Pope and Young caliber. The biggest buck sported a 4×3 rack that I estimated to be 28 inches wide.
The first morning I...read more ››
Sturgeon fishing is something most of us have taken for granted for many years. The fish were plentiful, easy to catch and we could sturgeon fish year around.
Then we could only fish three days week. Next came a quota system and our season were even shorter. Now we are being told this is our...read more ››
The “Hooked on Fishing, not on Drugs” children’s event on June 1 at Horseshoe Lake in Chico’s Upper Bidwell Park was highly successful, although the hot weather may have caused a dip in attendance from previous years.
Approximately 2,800 children showed up to catch their first fish, a decrease...read more ››
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