American River

Last summer holiday weekend: A real hurrah, fish for free

It used to be that schools fired up after Labor Day weekend. That allowed families to have a full getaway weekend for the holiday.Although it’s still a three-day weekend for ...

A lifejacket is required for each person aboard

There’s only one thing worse than not having a lifejacket aboard your boat, and that’s having a lifejacket that doesn’t fit properly.The law requires a lifejacket ...

Upland game clinic coming to Hastings Island in Rio Vista

If you mention upland game hunting, the first thing that comes to mind is pheasant, those imported, colorful Chinese chickens.But upland game consists of many more types of birds, ...

DFG tries to reintroduce Lahontan Cutthroat to Lake Tahoe

The Department of Fish and Game hopes to reestablish a population of the true native Lahontan Cutthroat trout in Lake Tahoe, and 70,000 young fish made a big splashdown about a mon ...

Fish plants in Lake Tahoe greatly altered

It was reported here that the native minnow population in Lake Tahoe has seriously declined.Some may say, “So what?” But it means with a declining food source, the populations ...

Bait fish, minnow population down in Lake Tahoe

The largest freshwater lake in the United States is partly in California. We share that lake with Nevada. It’s Lake Tahoe.People come from all over the world to see the lake. It' ...

Kayaker airlifted from American River

A New Hampshire man is in serious condition after he was airlifted during a night rescue from the American River. News of the Tuesday night rescue was released Thursday afternoon ...

Lake Almanor, and its trophy fishing, beckons

As a youngster, I remember often getting away with the family. Mostly it was weekend trips, but occasionally, a week outing occurred. You’d find a likely spot and, with the vehic ...

Hunting licenses, tags, applications now available

Hunting licenses expire at the end of June each year. Any hunting after that requires a new license.To purchase tags and applications for any of the state’s special hunts, yo ...

Millions of baby salmon already released from Nimbus Hatchery

A few thousand salmon find their way back to their home stomping grounds each year, the Nimbus Hatchery. When they return, it’s the end of their life cycle.To propagate future ge ...