Folsom lake

Task Force: ‘Human health’ is top priority of California's new drought plan

Flexibility was the word of the day for a multi-agency federal and state drought action plan released Wednesday. In a media conference call, members from multiple agencies fielded ...

You’re in the field, and your deer tags disappear; now what?

Regulations state that as soon as you drop a deer, you are to immediately fill out the tag and attach it to the horns. If you have an antlerless tag and you harvest a doe, the tag ...

Lightning is the greatest danger to anglers

The National Weather Service falls under the purview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and recently issued a finding that fishermen and boaters are the most &l ...

Two rods can sometimes be used without having a two-rod stamp

Many California anglers eagerly pay $14.04 for a second-rod attachment to their fishing license, which allows them to use two rods at any inland lake or reservoir. However, there ...

H1 Hydros heat up the water at Folsom Lake

Thousands of sun-screened spectators braved 90-degree temperature to catch the excitement of Big Wake Weekend and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane races at Folsom Lake. The series features ...

Last H1 Unlimited Hydroplane winner at Folsom Lake returns for Big Wake Weekend

In 1967, Billy Schumacher won the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race at Folsom Lake. That was the last time the H1s raced there. Fast forward to this weekend, and Schumacher is back, th ...

Licenses, tags and applications now available for 2013-14

Generally, those who applied for a hunting license or deer tags last year have received the Hunting Digest by now. The magazine has statistics from all over the state from last se ...

Final regulations for 2013 salmon fishing are adopted

Ocean salmon fishing opened two weeks ago with the blessing and approval of the feds, a requirement if there’s going to be any fishing at all. The California Fish and Game Co ...

Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high

Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...

Archery clinic for kids to be held April 27 in Roseville

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will co-sponsor an archery clinic for youngsters from ages of 8-17. The Youth Archery Spring Fling will be held Saturday, April 27, f ...

Time to get the boat ready for spring use

Most boats have done nothing but sit on the trailer all winter — some in garages or driveways, some covered and others open to nature’s elements. Some users religiousl ...

Drifting is a means to hunt waterfowl, and it works

Most hunters know it’s illegal to use a motor to sneak up on a raft of ducks. However, using a boat can be a tremendous method for a successful waterfowl hunt. And, with all ...

International Sportsmen’s Exposition at Cal Expo is a welcomed winter relief

It’s wintertime. With almost no hunting and limited fishing, outdoors-oriented men and women stay indoors. Our eyes can see fish jumping and a monster buck walking by in scop ...

Marine Protected Areas are in effect in north coast

I was dead set against the government marking off ocean waters from the Oregon border to Mexico and calling them Marine Protected Areas. As I’ve stated since the discussion ...

Hydroplanes to race on Folsom Lake at Granite Bay May 31 - June 2

For the first time since 1967, hydroplane boats will race on Folsom Lake. The HI Unlimited Hydroplane Series, part of the Big Wake Weekend, will descend on the Folsom Lake State R ...