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What Can I Do About a Hawk Eating Its Lunch in My Yard?

by CDFW
Question: How can we discourage hawks from eating their prey in our backyard? Two days ago we watched a hawk eat a dove, making a huge mess everywhere. It came back today with a different bird, leaving a bloody mess and
(More...) (Friday, January 18, 2019)

 Owens River Annual Clean Up 2-9-2019

by CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION / California Waterfowl Association
  Meet @ 8AM Pleasant Valley Campground @ the footbridge     Bring gloves. Be prepared to help clean up as much of the river as we can.    Bring family and friends! The more people, the cleaner the river!    Coffee and baked good provided for
(More...) (Monday, October 29, 2018)

 2019 Topaz Derby

by DOUG BUSEY / Carson Now
Hello fellow anglers, I hope Santa was good to you.  We are coming up with in a few days of the Topaz opener, which is January 1,2019.  The water level is coming up, but still down from last years opener. 
(More...) (Monday, December 31, 2018)

CDFW to sell Hunting and Fishing Licenses, answer questions at ISE Show

by CDFW
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is returning to the International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) at Cal Expo in Sacramento Jan. 17-20. This is the largest hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation show of its kind in northern California. Wildlife officers,
(More...) (Thursday, January 17, 2019)

Some Nice Wild Browns Have Been Making a Showing

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
The river is holding at 88 cfs. This has come up a bit which is good for watering the river to move the fish around a little. With flows at their winter release rates for the past couple of months,
(More...) (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

It’s Game on Here Folks

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
It’s game on here folks, as a solid batch of new fish have entered the river during the last storm session. Couple this with another big storm arriving this week and we have the making for some epic winter trophy
(More...) (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

Midges and Mayflies Have Been Showing up Daily

by DOUG RODRICKS / Sierra Drifters
Flows now at 7 cfs. A change in tactics has been called for but small nymph and egg rigs have been getting the fish to bite here.  Midges and mayflies have been showing up daily.  Larger size trout have been
(More...) (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

Really Good Solid Fishing for January.

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Good solid week on the Truckee River. Temps were much warmer and trouts seemed to respond to the warmer water temps.  Still cold in the mornings, expect that for January, but things have warmed up into the 50’s in Reno, 40’s
(More...) (Monday, January 14, 2019)

First Time Fishing Topaz

by BRIAN ASPENLEITER / SportfishingReport.com
First time fishing Topaz, caught two and missed one.  All trolling with Rapalas. Just moved to the area and looking forward to fishing Topaz more.
(More...) (Sunday, January 13, 2019)

Fishing is Good Though

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Big snows for the Truckee River. We got almost 2 feet here in the Hirsch over the weekend. Much more on top.  A good old fashioned Sierra storm system.  More on the way too.  Looks like systems should be coming in
(More...) (Monday, January 7, 2019)

We had a Successful Opener

by TOPAZ LODGE STAFF / Topaz Lodge
We had a successful opener with 33 fish over 2lbs turned in all averaging around 3-4lbs and had a total of 61 fish turned in for week 1.  There was a total of 12 tagged fish turned in the 1st day
(More...) (Monday, January 7, 2019)

Pyramid Lake Fishing Report 12-9-2018

by CROSBY LODGE / Crosby Lodge
The staff from Crosby Lodge checked in today with an update from Pyramid Lake in Sutcliffe, NV.  Check out Alan Roberts Cutthroat catch at Pyramid Lake on December 9, 2018.  
(More...) (Monday, January 7, 2019)

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