Folsom Lake

Ice fishing dangers are few, but worth noting

Last week, this column was dedicated to how to go about boring a hole through the frozen surface of a high Sierra lake and fishing for trout.Any potential danger to venturing onto ...

February weekend is all for youth waterfowl hunters

Hunting season is either closed or soon to close, depending on the zone to which you travel.However, the season isn’t closed for everybody. A special weekend is reserved for the ...

There are other ways to catch a fishing license

We’re past Jan. 1 now, when new fishing licenses are required anytime you visit a waterway and dunk a line in hopes of being bit and bringing home fresh fish for the table.Howeve ...

DFG's new process for buying a fishing license is a big hassle

Have you gone to your local sporting goods store to purchase a fishing license as a stocking stuffer for Christmas? All fishing licenses expire Dec. 31.   I went to store af ...

California wardens are in the spotlight on TV program

Think California wardens have it easy? Think they just drive around getting fat and lazy on the job, out there just to harass the general hunting and fishing public?If you have cab ...

A fishing license is the perfect stocking stuffer

Whether you used it doesn’t matter. All 2010 fishing licenses expire at midnight Dec. 31. It’s been a tradition for many years in our family to include a fishing licen ...

Crabbing on your own is a little work but well worth it

Most anglers rely on any of the numerous party boats to get a limit of crab. Why not? The boat’s deckhand does all the work, and the angler reaps the reward of crabs in the s ...

Popular Dungeness crab season opens

It’s a fishery well anticipated by a great many anglers – crab, a crustacean made even more popular by the TV series “Deadliest Catch.”California anglers do ...

Bernal/Stephens win bass fishing tournament on Folsom Lake

Bass anglers, enthusiasts and professional fisherman gathered Saturday at Folsom Lake in the Thunder Valley Outdoors High Rollers Open. In the second stop of the Future Pro Tour N ...

Boats ordered out of Folsom Lake

Boat owners have been ordered to get their crafts out of Folsom Lake Marina at Brown's Ravine by Aug. 25 due to Folsom Lake's rapidly dropping water levels. The order is coming fro ...

Keeping an eye on the water

Two recent fatalities on Placer County waters have raised concerns about boating safety. “It isn’t all fun and games out here,” said Josh Tindall, deputy with the Placer Co ...

Smooth sailing for Folsom Lake

While other state parks are in danger of closing, Folsom Lake appears safe. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed elimination of support from the general fund could mean the clo ...

Folsom Lake is full of fun

There are many lakes along the Highway 50 corridor, but one offers plenty of activities without a lot of driving — Folsom Lake. Reaching up into Granite Bay, Salmon Falls, Colom ...

High water means high times

By Cole Mayer The Telegraph Mother Nature has been very cooperative with Folsom Lake. A month ago, Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller told the Telegraph, “As a result of the rec ...