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Brand completes 100 mile run in less than 24 hours

 

Brand finishes 100 mi

 

Graeagle resident Scott Brand crosses the finish line. To race in the Western States 100, runners have to qualify, serve as volunteers, and win an entry by lottery.

 
 
Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor
8/5/2010

The Western States 100, a premier ultra-running race from Squaw Valley to Auburn, tests the boundaries of human endurance.

The 100-mile course across the Sierra Nevada range takes runners through snowfields and swollen creeks before dropping them down into sweltering hot canyons. The route totals 18,000 feet of elevation gain and 23,000 feet of elevation loss.

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Golf results for the week of 8/4/2010

Mt. Huff

Wednesay Scramble

A little bit of a cooling trend brought our golfers out for the Mt. Huff Wednesday Morning Scramble.

The first place team members were: Nolan Bussey, Ralph Cote, and Bob McElman.

In second place were team members John Hackett, Phil Rodger and Bill Arave.

The chip-in competition was a tie between Nolan Bussey and Phil Rodgers.

Closest to the pin was won by Bob McElman.

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Fishing Report for the week of 8/4/2010

Frenchman Lake

  Reports have been good all around the lake. Catching limits of rainbow trout, catfish and crawdads. The early morning remains the best time to fish, going deeper as the weather gets warmer throughout the day.

  Most fishermen are using nightcrawlers, with a few using flies (black or dark green) or lures (PMK+ blue or yellow).

  Call ahead for updates.

  Report courtesy of Wiggin’s Trading Post; 993-4683

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Plumas County Lakes tops for trout fishing

7/30/2010 - The Stockton Record, a daily newspaper with a circulation of 42,500 that covers the Stockton and San Joaquin areas, ran a piece in its July 21 edition highlighting the fishing at Lake Davis and Bucks Lake.


Outdoor columnist Peter Ottesen named Lake Davis as his top trout fishing location this summer, and he listed Bucks Lake as the next entry of his top 10.

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Fishing Report for the week of 7/28/2010

Frenchman Lake

Weather has been excellent for fishing this past week.

Mary Putnam of Trinidad caught a 17-inch rainbow trout using nightcrawlers while trolling near Turkey Point.

Best time to fish is early morning. In the afternoon you need to go at least 20 - 30 feet deeper.

Fishermen have been using nightcrawlers, PowerBait, marshmallows and various lures of green or yellow, and medium or large in size.

Call for current updates 993-4683.

Report courtesy of Wiggin's Trading Post; 993-4683

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