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California Outdoors for the week of 1/4/2012

Special regulations

Question: What are the bag limits for waters that have special regulations for trout? In some cases, specifically the middle fork of the Stanislaus River, the river is broken down into sections. For example, from the Beardsley Dam down to the Spring Gap Bridge there are certain restrictions and the bag limit is two fish of at least 14 inches. From the same bridge down to New Melones Lake there are no special restrictions and the bag limit is two fish.

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Fishing Report for the week of 12/28/2011; Winter is here — really?

“The trouble with weather forecasting is that it’s right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it.” —Patrick Young

Michael Condon
Staff Writer
12/27/2011

The recent weather has been a very mixed blessing.

I got a bit nervous when we got our first snow during the first week of October. I am not a huge fan of heavy snow years and that seemed to me like a bad omen.  As it turns out, we have only had a few light snows in the nearly three months since then

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Lady Eagles face tough opponents

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FRC sophomore Kelly Hernandez pursues a loose ball. Hernandez scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against Ohlone College.
Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor
12/21/2011

 

The Feather River College women’s basketball team faced two tough teams at the Santa Rosa tournament earlier this month, when the Golden Eagles lost to City College of San Francisco, the No. 2 team in the north, and Ohlone College, the No. 4 team in the north.

In their opener against City College of San Francisco, the Golden Eagles lost 64-56, after a night of poor free-throw shooting which may have cost them the win.

“We came out with a ton of fight and intensity, and it was a very fun and exciting game,” said FRC coach Haley White.

Feather River trailed by three points with two minutes remaining in the game, but in the end the Lady Eagles couldn’t get the ball to bounce their way.

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California Outdoors for the week of 12/21/2011

Feather Publishing
12/21/2011

Tejon Ranch elk

Question: I live in Stallion Springs, a rural community about 15 miles west of Tehachapi, and we have bands of elk that roam in the neighborhood. They move freely between the adjoining huge Tejon Ranch and the neighboring Bear Valley Springs community.

I have been told by a born-and-raised Tehachapi native that the elk escaped in the early 1970s from a high fence operation located in the nearby Cummings Valley.

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Chester wins Mountain Pride

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Chester senior Dylan Schriver lunges for a loose ball, along with teammates Hunter Morris, left, and Micah Bondon, right. Photos by Shannon Morrow
Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor
12/14/2011

 

The Chester High School boys’ basketball team went 3-0 to win first place at the 13th annual Chester/Lake Almanor Mountain Pride basketball tournament Dec. 8 – 10.

Playing in their home gymnasium, the Volcanoes opened with a  65-40 victory over East Nicolaus Thursday. The next night, Chester defeated Big Valley 77-38, and then the Volcanoes beat Burney 71-17 Saturday.

In the girls’ division, Chester took third place with a 43-35 comeback victory against Burney Saturday. Before that, the Lady Volcanoes lost 51-36 to East Nicolaus Thursday and 43-35 to Big Valley Friday.

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