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About knives, razors, stones & strops

In a previous column I mentioned possible gifts for the outdoor enthusiast. High on the list for an outdoor related gift has got to be ...

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Posted: dec. 17, 2017 11:53 p.m. | | About knives, razors, stones & strops Comments 0 Comments

Smooth on field, Derek Jeter struggles in Miami’s front office

Derek Jeter, The Player, glided through two decades in the Big Apple. His charisma made it all look so effortless, a beloved figure who could ...

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Posted: dec. 17, 2017 11:06 p.m. | | Smooth on field,  Derek Jeter struggles  in Miami’s front office Comments 0 Comments

Reading the water

In my heart of hearts, I am a stream fisher. While I love plugging for bass in a farm pond, or trolling a big reservoir ...

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Posted: dec. 11, 2017 12:02 a.m. | | Reading the water Comments 0 Comments

State should institute 12-month licenses

Last week, I had the opportunity to get together with a few childhood friends for a day of sturgeon fishing.

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Posted: dec. 01, 2017 12:27 a.m. | | State should institute  12-month licenses  Comments 0 Comments

Sentimentality doesn’t go far in the NFL

Eli Manning lasted a lot longer than most before being tossed onto the scrap heap that eventually claims almost everyone who has ever strapped on ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Sentimentality doesn’t go far in the NFL Comments 0 Comments

Woods is back, but maybe not the guy on TV

 

NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods couldn't have scored more points with his two children than when he took them to Miami this summer to watch ...

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Posted: nov. 28, 2017 6:07 p.m. | | Woods is back, but maybe not the guy on TV Comments 0 Comments

Holiday gift ideas for your outdoorsmen

 

I’m having trouble believing it, but I actually went shopping on Black Friday.

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Posted: nov. 27, 2017 2:10 a.m. | | Holiday gift ideas for your outdoorsmen Comments 0 Comments

Delta striped bass fishing improving

Fishing on an empty stomach is something I’ve never experienced the day after Thanks-giving. 

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Posted: nov. 24, 2017 12:24 a.m. | | Delta striped bass fishing improving Comments 0 Comments

Fly tying: Simple is the best

Fly Tying is among my many vices. On the surface, you’d think that a hobby that consists of wrapping a few strands of fur ...

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Posted: nov. 19, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | Fly tying: Simple is the best Comments 0 Comments

Career anglers don’t have it as nice as you’d think

I recently overheard a few anglers talking about how making their hobby their job would be like not working at all. I used to think ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 11:52 p.m. | | Career anglers don’t have it as nice as you’d think Comments 0 Comments

Owen paves own path to Oregon State

Sometimes, the worthy do not get rewarded. Such was not the case Tuesday night at the East Union library.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | Owen paves  own path to Oregon State Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Aquatics standouts sign to Division I programs

RIPON — Four swimmers from the Ripon Aquatics program will be moving on.

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Posted: nov. 14, 2017 11:57 p.m. | | Ripon Aquatics standouts sign to Division I programs Comments 0 Comments

SUPER BOWL BOUND

The Manteca Cowboys rookies punched their ticket to the Northern California Youth Football and Cheer Super Bowl with a thrilling last-second 26-21win over the San ...

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Posted: nov. 14, 2017 12:25 a.m. | | SUPER BOWL BOUND Comments 0 Comments

College football players pop the question on-field

Carlos Correa seems to have started something.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | College football players pop the question on-field Comments 0 Comments

Adjust to slight changes if fish are not biting

I’ve always tried to keep things simple when it came to my fishing tackle. 

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Posted: nov. 10, 2017 12:54 a.m. | | Adjust to slight changes if fish are not biting Comments 0 Comments

New Hogan Lake a nice change of scenery

I’m sure we’ve all have heard the saying “Change is a good thing.” 

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Posted: nov. 03, 2017 12:58 a.m. | | New Hogan Lake a nice change of scenery Comments 0 Comments

Stockton Dirt Track hosts two-night Tribute to Patterson

STOCKTON — The Northern California Sprint Car season will be capped in a big way next week when the centrally located Stockton Dirt Track plays host ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2017 11:13 p.m. | | Stockton Dirt Track hosts two-night Tribute to Patterson Comments 0 Comments

Chargers novice win DYFL finale

The Manteca Chargers novice wrapped up the Delta Youth Football League regular season Saturday with a 26-13 win over the Dublin Fighting Irish and will ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2017 12:39 a.m. | | Chargers novice win DYFL finale Comments 0 Comments

Ripon graduate named Big 8’s top scholar-athlete

MODESTO — Modesto Junior College men’s golfer Nick Sharp is the Big 8 Conference’s selection for the California Community College Athletic Association Male Scholar-Athlete ...

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Posted: oct. 24, 2017 11:10 p.m. | | Ripon graduate named Big 8’s top scholar-athlete Comments 0 Comments

Fall trout tactics

Now that fall is here and there is a definite chill to the night air, its time to think about Fall trout tactics. Fish often ...

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Posted: oct. 22, 2017 10:44 p.m. | | Fall trout tactics Comments 0 Comments

Of mice and bass; no fan of rodents

I don’t know about you but I can’t stand rats, mice any other type of rodent. 

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Posted: oct. 19, 2017 11:38 p.m. | | Of mice and bass; no fan of rodents Comments 0 Comments

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