folsom lake

Get lost in the woods? Here's how to stay safe until "found"

Every year it happens. A large search party gets launched to search for a hunter that crossed a ridge, lost his orientation, and can’t figure out where he is. Many of the state ...

New Folsom Lake pipeline construction gets green light

The Bureau of Reclamation, the San Juan Water District and the city of Roseville are proceeding with construction of the North Fork Bypass Pipeline Project at Folsom Dam and Reserv ...

Nimbus Salmon Festival a no-go for 2009

The October salmon festival at the state operated Nimbus Hatchery has been held for the past 12 years and has been something well attended by not only the general public but also b ...

Be careful when cleaning your boat

It doesn’t matter the size of the boat. They are an investment and for some people, a very big investment. You do almost daily upkeep and maintenance on your home for both pride ...

Fishing event draws big crowd to Folsom Lake

Demetrius Drum has wanted to fish since he could first talk. Saturday, the 4-year-old El Dorado Hills resident got his first chance at the Take-A-Kid Fishing event held at Folsom ...

Take-A-Kid fishing event on Saturday

Looking for something to do on Saturday? How about taking your child fishing? The third annual Take-A-Kid Fishing event will be held at Folsom Lake in Granite Bay on Saturday begi ...

Lice covered trout? It's not a problem

Your rod takes a dive and the battle is on. When you dip your net into the water and net the fish, you wonder what you actually caught. It fought like a fish. It looks like a fish ...

Take a kid fishing at Folsom Lake on Aug. 29

SACRAMENTO, Ca. - The third annual Take-A-Kid Fishing event returns to northern California Aug. 29 at Folsom Lake, bringing with it added fun for kids that will participate – a k ...

Dove season is about to start; are you ready?

I have tracked the weather pattern for many, many years. While August is one of our hottest months, every year the local area experiences some form of a welcomed weather break, an ...

Hit the American River at night and you won't be disappointed

It’s not a place you want to be during the daylight hours. Not down near Discovery Park. There’s just a lot of swimmers and water recreationists to contend with, roiling the wa ...

Two big events now just a month away

The first of September marks the start of the final summer holiday of the season, the Labor Day weekend. The Labor Day weekend is a popular time for camping, before all the gear is ...

2009 big game drawing is complete

Did you remember to file your application with the Department of Fish and Game for any of the “X” zone deer hunts or any of the special hunts including antelope, elk or big hor ...

An upcoming warming trend? It will be welcomed

For anglers, there’s good and bad with the weather the last few weeks. Winds, rains and even a little snow in the higher elevations have deterred many anglers from hitting most w ...