Saturday, my buddy Nate got married.
A century ago, almost all of our population was involved in agriculture. As a people, we grew up on the family farm, and were familiar with growing plants and animals for our livelihood. As we became a more urbanized society, most of our population moved to the cities and found work in factories and stores and office buildings. Our national consciousness began to change and we began to lose our connections to the rhythmic flow of nature.
Fish attractants have been used in some form or another for many years. I can remember there being a big interest in fish attractants in the mid-1980s, as several major tackle manufacturers added fish attractants to their product line.
As an outdoors columnist I know I'm supposed to hate the election season along with all the other knuckle-dragging Neanderthals that believe as John Gierach does:
Lately, I've been considering selling my bass boat and buying a multi-species boat.
In recent weeks movie channels have been showing the best of the best in the horror film genre, but TV doesn't do it for me. I've been to the Twilight Zone - it's Gustavus, Alaska, in winter.
Located in the hills between the towns of Tracy and Livermore are the remains of two ghost towns: Carnegie and Tesla.
One of my first impressions of fishing was when I was around 6 or 7 years old while camping at Lake Camanche.
For years I was intertwined in the Oakdale-Manteca rivalry.
What looks like the NFL's latest nightmare played out on a football field an hour from Boston nearly six weeks ago. In a Pop Warner game between longtime rivals Southbridge and Tantasqua, five kids between the ages of 10 and 12 were concussed, all on the losing team, three in the first quarter and the last one on the final play of the game.
It is a very confusing time to be a fisherman.
The last time I took my son fishing he brought along his handheld video game.
New Bern, N.C. - Food is vital. I'm not just referring to the obvious need of nutrient ingestion to remain in good standing health-wise; I am talking about food as a part of an experience.
Joe Wilson was a living legend in Tracy.
Duck hunting season is now open, so it's important that we stay out of each other's way.
TURLOCK – Pitching roulette finally caught up to Turlock American on Saturday.
STOCKTON - Parlaying the pole position with a dominant car Ty Carlson, age 21 of Manteca, roared to a career first win in the Stockton Late ...
Hunter Brooks' transition to the bigger bikes has gone well.
Throughout the years there have been significant changes, improvements and new inventions that have changed the way we fish.
What started as a toe-to-toe slugfest ended in a runaway.
Blake Mount took the hill Monday for Northgate 'A' with two outs in the top of the fourth inning with his team leading Spreckels Park ...
LATHROP – Tracy American bounced back from a 10-run loss Friday to Northgate and came from behind in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat ...
STOCKTON – Held scoreless through five innings, Manteca sent 14 batters to the plate in the sixth inning Sunday and exploded for nine runs on the ...
STOCKTON - Manteca scored two runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to pull away from Spreckels Park for an 8-4 win in ...
Garrison Reis accounted for four of his team's six hits Thursday at Bassi Field, while Blake Mejorado and Tyler Paul Wentworth combined to pitch ...
I'm sure we've all heard of the old saying, "killing two birds with one stone."
HANFORD - One of the most exciting stretches of the season for the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series fires off with a big ...
It was one heck of a sixth inning.
EUGENE, Ore. - Manteca's Amy Haapanen won the first flight, but it wasn't good enough to advance to the hammer throw finals in U ...
Former baseball star Pete Rose on Wednesday sued the lawyer whose investigative report got him kicked out of baseball for gambling, alleging the lawyer defamed ...