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Sage grouse permits reduced to zero in Lassen County due to wildfires

Feather Publishing
9/5/2012

The California Fish and Game Commission acted Monday, Aug. 27, in an emergency session to reduce sage grouse hunting permits to zero in Lassen County.

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG), responding to wildfires in the area, proposed that the Fish and Game Commission effectively close the September 2012 sage grouse hunting season in both the East Lassen Zone and Central Lassen Zone.

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Golf Results for the week of 9/5/2012

Plumas Pines Women’s Golf Club

The Plumas Pines Women’s Golf Club played the final Captain’s Cup qualifying round on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

The qualifiers were low gross – Mary Stonebraker with 96; low net – Mary Blaylock with 76. The Captain’s Cup final tournament will be held the last Tuesday in September.

The winners over the rest of the field were: Flight one – low gross – Renee Walker with 93; low net – Cathy Cianciolo with 77; low putts – Mary Stonebraker with 24. Flight 2 low gross – Lorraine Cornish with 110; low net – Connie Raheb with 70; low putts – Janet Grijalva with 30.

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Boat ramp improvements at Antelope and Davis lakes

Feather Publishing
9/3/2012

Boat ramp and other recreation improvements are in store for Antelope and Davis lakes in Plumas County this fall. Both ramps and a day use area will close temporarily as a result.

The Lost Cove Boat Ramp and Day Use Area in the Antelope Lake Recreation Area are scheduled to close for the season beginning Monday, Sept. 10.

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Plumas soccer teams play in August Fest tournament

AugustFest
Quincy's Maya Howe and Jennifer Hoffman both converge on the ball. Photo by James Wilson

Soccer teams from all over northern California came to Quincy last weekend, Aug. 24 – 25, for the annual August Fest soccer tournament hosted by Quincy High School. All Plumas County high school teams attended: Quincy’s men’s and women’s team, Portola’s women’s team and Chester’s women’s team.

The men’s tournament took place at the soccer field at Quincy High while the women’s tournament was at Feather River College’s field.

On Friday, Quincy’s men’s team lost its first match to Whittel 6-0. They also lost to Butte that day 3-1. On Saturday, Quincy sprang back and claimed a victory over Squaw Valley 3-1, but lost to Shasta 1-0 later in the day.

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Fishing Report for the week of 8/29/2012

Michael Condon
Staff Writer
8/29/2012

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. ~Author unknown

It is late August and not surprisingly warm temperatures and smoke fill the air. It’s a typical late summer in the Sierras. The warm temperatures are not limited to the air; our local waters are nearing their seasonal high temperatures as well.

But all is not lost for the angler. Lake Almanor is warm and smoky. But the smoke has actually helped to moderate the water temperatures and the smoke is beginning to lessen. The fishing is actually quite good right now.

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