With the stripers beginning to make their way through the Delta, I am once again reminded of my first time ever fishing for them.
Bill Poindexter's roots run deep at Stockton's 99 Speedway.
Over lunch the other day, some friends amd I were discussing the best way to teach a beginner to shoot. We found ourselves in unanimous agreement that the best firearm to learn to shoot with is the 22 caliber single shot rifle with traditional iron sights. There are a host of 22 s out there ranging from the simple single shot model to tube fed 22s, lever action saddle guns, slide action gallery guns and the ubiquitous Ruger rotary action 10-22. All can be fine guns and all have their strong points. For my money however, nothing is better than ...
This time of the year is magical on the Delta.
We weren't in much of a hurry Saturday, so we stood at the tailgate of Nate's truck and retold the highlights of seven years worth of fly fishing trips. Whenever we've been together lately it's been like this. Our memories are told with increased vigor and embellishment as my move nears.
I continue to be amazed at how far technology has advanced and its impact on fishing.
Outside of fishing trips, I get column ideas from everywhere.
Not long ago I heard a story about a school teacher in Montana who asked students on a quiz to name the four seasons. The most common answer she got was Trout Season, Deer Season, Elk Season, and Duck Season. That's sort of the way my mind works too. Opening Day of both deer season and bear season for the Sierra Nevada Mountains is Saturday, Sept. 28. Deer season runs six weeks until Nov. 3, while bear season lasts until Dec. 29.
Fishing and football have been two of my deepest passions since I was a youngster.
We knew Sierra's Bryson Sanders would be one of quarterback Jake Pruitt's favorite targets.
Last week I discussed Into the Wild with my buddy Nate's junior Advanced Placement class during my prep period.
With the summer-like conditions we've been having lately, the inexperienced angler tends to believe that the fishing conditions are the same as the summer. After all, the days are just as hot and the waterways are as busy as any other summer day.
When I was chastised for wearing a Simms Fishing Products hat while deer hunting this summer, my hunting buddy, who will remain nameless, didn't mention the trout silhouette on the front.
Labor Day weekend is an exciting time for most anglers.
Dad would have turned 63 on Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants attention more than he wants a fight.
It's hard to believe that this time last year many of us were hoping that we would have enough rain to finally end the ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth made it tough on everyone in his age group, including Justin Thomas.
TAMPA, Fla - Deshaun Watson wanted to be first.
There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first ...
One of the most helpless feelings I've ever had was while sitting in a vehicle that had gone out of control.
Should he stay or should he go?
Don't you love it when the game lives up to the hype?
Grayson Allen sure picked a lousy week to take college sports on a bad trip down memory lane.
If you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, my best advice for you is purchasing gift cards.
Wintertime fishing can be one of the most peaceful times to be on the water. The waterways are usually a lot less crowded and it ...
I'll make this clear before anyone begins to get too upset: Bullying and hazing have no place in organized sports, or in civil society ...
There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that ...
Last week, I came up with a few gift ideas for outdoor enthusiasts. I closed the column with the idea that the best gifts of ...
My family has started its annual secret Santa gift list.