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Fishing Report for the week of 4/25/2012

Stream season opens this weekend

 

Michael Condon
Staff Writer

"They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that's not quite it. What hap­­­­­pens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they're just not such a big deal anymore."
John Gierach

Stream Season Opens

Many streams in our area open to trout fishing this coming weekend.

I grew up fishing in the coast range where the opening of fishing season was a big deal.  Here in the Sierras, spring runoff usually puts a damper on opening weekend stream fishing.  Usually.  This year looks to be different.  This year the streams are not as high and the water clarity is better than normal so the stream fishing should be better than it is most years.

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Golf season is in full swing

Mt. Huff

Golf season is in full swing at Mt. Huff Golf Course.

Thursday, April 19, was the first of the year scramble. The evening was beautiful and the golf course is coming along very nicely.

There were five full teams, eager to hit the links. The team of Ron Ridge, Jim Bryant, Margie Joseph, Darel Joseph and Bill McRoberts came in first at a whopping 6 under while the team of Dick Dalton, Lance Mortenson, Ralph Cote and Greg Stevens came in second.

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Bird-watching and botany walks set for spring and summer

Feather Publishing
4/25/2012

With the warmer weather new bird songs can be heard from spring migrants, buds are breaking and flowers are appearing in Plumas County. Your enjoyment of these events could be enhanced by a program of bird-watching and botany walks organized by the Plumas Audubon Society. These walks will provide all who are interested with an opportunity to see a wide array of birds and flowering plants with guidance from people who have expertise in finding and identifying different species. Put on your walking shoes, bring your binoculars and come and join us.

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California Outdoors for the week of 4/25/2012

Carrie Wilson
California Department of Fish and Game

Training bird dogs

Question: I have a Brittany pup that is about 16 months old. I would like to continue to train him until it starts to get too hot. I want to buy chukars and pheasants from a breeder, then release and take them on private property. What steps do I need to do to stay legal?

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World class kayaker returns home to Qiuincy

Shannon Morrow -

Seth Dow, a world-class kayaker who recently returned to Quincy, spent almost five months in Chile this past winter teaching with New River Academy, a high school that focuses on paddling whitewater around the world.

While in Chile from October to mid-March, Dow and his students traveled from Santiago all the way down to Futaleufú, which is in Patagonia.

The academy ran many different kinds of rivers, from big water to steep, technical creeks and even a 50-foot waterfall with most of the students.

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