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6C Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000 Ba S] Lassen County Ranch trails get help Photo su,l Susanville Ranch Park's trail system got a facolift with the help of the International Mountain Biking Association Trail Care Crew late last month. The association's Jony Klein assessed the trails and made recommendations to protect the trails from erosion and make them more accessible to the public. From a mountain biker's perspe. tive, Klein said he was impressed with the potential of the pad( and compared the terrain -- with its abundance of rock, steep Mopes and scenic beauty -- to some of the most sought after mountain biking trails in the world. "Joey' visit was a tremendous opportunity to learn from a guy who has traveled around the world building end enjoying trails," Lassen County Trails Coordinator Den Newton said. "1 think that we took full advantage of his visit by having representatives from Lassen Velo, Lassen Land and Trails Trust, Bureau of Land Management, the county and city involved in the four-day visit." Pictured above from the left, Klein, Stan Bales, Christy Allen and John Shoun help Safeguard a trail from erosion. Word is out on productive bird season Seasons expected to get better as January deadline nears California's upland game The bag limit is six chukar fornia was fair to good due to bird enthusiasts have antici- per day, 12 in possession. Legal good population carryover and pating the next round of hunt- shoot times are 30 minutes be- good habitat conditions result- " ring [rom ayerfge prOcliVitY- are even more popular t io fi / H o ;(:e',:e r, a 1 i fo*r n ] a' s eral quail season runs through Jan. 28, 2001. Chukars, considered one of the finest tasting game ani- mals, are a challenge to hunt. They are Powerful and rapid fliers, rising from the ground very much like a quail. When a covy is flushed the birds usual- ly land running and, much to the disappointment of hunters, the direction is uphill. Chukars are found in much of the semiarid and arid areas of California. They generally prefer rocky open hills and flats where the annual rainfall is five to 10 inches. Birds will collect around water sources but will disperse shortly after the first rains in the fall. INSERTED INTO THIS NEWSPAPER among hunters than chukar because they are plentiful and can be found throughout the state. There are three species of quail in California, all of which are legal to hunt. These include Califqrnia quail, which are also called valley quail; mountain quail; and Gambel's quail, also known as desert quail. The bag limit for quail is 10, in any combination of species, per day. The possession limit is 20. Legal shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. Quail and chukar produc- tion throughout most of Call- Storewide Sale + e. sierra  7o Pomla southeastern arid region Death Valley, the Mojave Desert and the Colorado Desert received below average precip- itation. Chukar populations are expected to be below aver- age in those areas. For a complete description and photos of all of California's SH0W B/G-- RENO SHOW Reno Hilton No 17, 18, 19 15 Under FREE 702-828-2350 Lake Davis action I Lake Davis Fishing continues to be good, with the average fish be- ing 15 to 16 inches. The 9.93 pound rainbow that Ron At- wood of Sacramento caught is still the largest fish of the month. The average surface water temperature has been running 52 to 54 degrees. Fro shore, the average catch per rod has been two to three fish. Sara and Chuck from the Grizzly Store report- ed a person having good suc- cess at Fairview while using a worm and orange Power Bait combination. A fisherman using a Kast- master at Eagle Point also had good success. The best areas are Camp Five, Eagle Point, Fairview, Bluff Cove and the North Point of Mallard Cove. Trolling is rated good. Wool- ly buggers, needlefish and wedding rings have all been producing. The majority of fish are in shallow water this time of the year." Fly fishermen Glen Fair and a friend caught and released 23 fish in 5-1/2 hours on Wednes- day, Oct. 18. On Thursday, Glen and Randy Siever caught and released 16 fish. The fish were all found in water depths from three to 10 feet deep. Early or late or when the wa- ter surface is broken by the wind the fish are in three to four feet of water. Fish the northwest side of the lake from Camp Five north to Freeman Creek. Cinnamon, olive or black colored woolly buggers or nymphs are the successful fly patterns and colors. Frenchmen Lake This week has been a "bang- up" fishing week. Large fish in limits have been caught al- most anywhere on the lake. A 5.57 pound, 23-1/2 inch rain- bow was caught at the dam Oct. 22 by Zandler Budge of upland game bird species, Reno. For a 14-year-old youth, hunters can request a free it was a big thrill. copy off,he DFG publication Bank fishingand trolling are Uplanme alifoLaia frbmog6ing  : ..... any DFG office. It is also avail- able www.dfg.ca.gov for view- Sacramento River ing or downloading. The fall run of salmon is winding in-between the late kings are | Red of late fall By good the river. won't spawn Use The river is 5,400 c.f.s. While the head in the the fish are. al three to five of the eraging five to typical daY would be with lots of t Globugs in to be the Trout to Red huge number ing caught cluding a pounder Redding. best bet fly anglers terns or ous caddis Bucks Lake Water around 58 ping. left with both boat line with ping three get the try fire ed or J. If you're shore, try crawlers w sinker of brook Creek inlet, ing down. SUSAN RnVER Private Licensed Pheasant No Membership Fees D00Hun (530) A Expecting High Costs This W" Are You Having A HOIIDAY CRAFT FAIRE? To advertise your craft faire, come into any of our conveniently located offices & we'll help g / 257-5321 Spread The News! 284-7800 832-4646 V/ewoodPinePressl 258-3115 256-2277 Help for paying bills is available If your income is at or below these amounts, and had HEAPACIP assistance in 2000, you maybe utility payment help*. Family size 1 2 3 4 5 GrossAnnuallncorne $17,228 $22,529 Don't delay! Even if you are eligible, funds are limited. You may call for an application / or pick one up at: $27,829 $33,130 _ $38,431 *certain restrictions appl Plumas County Community Development Commissio 183 W. Main Street P.O. Box 319 Quincy, CA 95971 Phone: 530-283-2466 Fax: 530-28.3-2478 6C Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000 Ba S] Lassen County Ranch trails get help Photo su,l Susanville Ranch Park's trail system got a facolift with the help of the International Mountain Biking Association Trail Care Crew late last month. The association's Jony Klein assessed the trails and made recommendations to protect the trails from erosion and make them more accessible to the public. From a mountain biker's perspe. tive, Klein said he was impressed with the potential of the pad( and compared the terrain -- with its abundance of rock, steep Mopes and scenic beauty -- to some of the most sought after mountain biking trails in the world. "Joey' visit was a tremendous opportunity to learn from a guy who has traveled around the world building end enjoying trails," Lassen County Trails Coordinator Den Newton said. "1 think that we took full advantage of his visit by having representatives from Lassen Velo, Lassen Land and Trails Trust, Bureau of Land Management, the county and city involved in the four-day visit." Pictured above from the left, Klein, Stan Bales, Christy Allen and John Shoun help Safeguard a trail from erosion. Word is out on productive bird season Seasons expected to get better as January deadline nears California's upland game The bag limit is six chukar fornia was fair to good due to bird enthusiasts have antici- per day, 12 in possession. Legal good population carryover and pating the next round of hunt- shoot times are 30 minutes be- good habitat conditions result- " ring [rom ayerfge prOcliVitY- are even more popular t io fi / H o ;(:e',:e r, a 1 i fo*r n ] a' s eral quail season runs through Jan. 28, 2001. Chukars, considered one of the finest tasting game ani- mals, are a challenge to hunt. They are Powerful and rapid fliers, rising from the ground very much like a quail. When a covy is flushed the birds usual- ly land running and, much to the disappointment of hunters, the direction is uphill. Chukars are found in much of the semiarid and arid areas of California. They generally prefer rocky open hills and flats where the annual rainfall is five to 10 inches. Birds will collect around water sources but will disperse shortly after the first rains in the fall. INSERTED INTO THIS NEWSPAPER among hunters than chukar because they are plentiful and can be found throughout the state. There are three species of quail in California, all of which are legal to hunt. These include Califqrnia quail, which are also called valley quail; mountain quail; and Gambel's quail, also known as desert quail. The bag limit for quail is 10, in any combination of species, per day. The possession limit is 20. Legal shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. Quail and chukar produc- tion throughout most of Call- Storewide Sale + e. sierra  7o Pomla southeastern arid region Death Valley, the Mojave Desert and the Colorado Desert received below average precip- itation. Chukar populations are expected to be below aver- age in those areas. For a complete description and photos of all of California's SH0W B/G-- RENO SHOW Reno Hilton No 17, 18, 19 15 Under FREE 702-828-2350 Lake Davis action I Lake Davis Fishing continues to be good, with the average fish be- ing 15 to 16 inches. The 9.93 pound rainbow that Ron At- wood of Sacramento caught is still the largest fish of the month. The average surface water temperature has been running 52 to 54 degrees. Fro shore, the average catch per rod has been two to three fish. Sara and Chuck from the Grizzly Store report- ed a person having good suc- cess at Fairview while using a worm and orange Power Bait combination. A fisherman using a Kast- master at Eagle Point also had good success. The best areas are Camp Five, Eagle Point, Fairview, Bluff Cove and the North Point of Mallard Cove. Trolling is rated good. Wool- ly buggers, needlefish and wedding rings have all been producing. The majority of fish are in shallow water this time of the year." Fly fishermen Glen Fair and a friend caught and released 23 fish in 5-1/2 hours on Wednes- day, Oct. 18. On Thursday, Glen and Randy Siever caught and released 16 fish. The fish were all found in water depths from three to 10 feet deep. Early or late or when the wa- ter surface is broken by the wind the fish are in three to four feet of water. Fish the northwest side of the lake from Camp Five north to Freeman Creek. Cinnamon, olive or black colored woolly buggers or nymphs are the successful fly patterns and colors. Frenchmen Lake This week has been a "bang- up" fishing week. Large fish in limits have been caught al- most anywhere on the lake. A 5.57 pound, 23-1/2 inch rain- bow was caught at the dam Oct. 22 by Zandler Budge of upland game bird species, Reno. For a 14-year-old youth, hunters can request a free it was a big thrill. copy off,he DFG publication Bank fishingand trolling are Uplanme alifoLaia frbmog6ing  : ..... any DFG office. It is also avail- able www.dfg.ca.gov for view- Sacramento River ing or downloading. The fall run of salmon is winding in-between the late kings are | Red of late fall By good the river. won't spawn Use The river is 5,400 c.f.s. While the head in the the fish are. al three to five of the eraging five to typical daY would be with lots of t Globugs in to be the Trout to Red huge number ing caught cluding a pounder Redding. best bet fly anglers terns or ous caddis Bucks Lake Water around 58 ping. left with both boat line with ping three get the try fire ed or J. If you're shore, try crawlers w sinker of brook Creek inlet, ing down. SUSAN RnVER Private Licensed Pheasant No Membership Fees D00Hun (530) A Expecting High Costs This W" Are You Having A HOIIDAY CRAFT FAIRE? To advertise your craft faire, come into any of our conveniently located offices & we'll help g / 257-5321 Spread The News! 284-7800 832-4646 V/ewoodPinePressl 258-3115 256-2277 Help for paying bills is available If your income is at or below these amounts, and had HEAPACIP assistance in 2000, you maybe utility payment help*. Family size 1 2 3 4 5 GrossAnnuallncorne $17,228 $22,529 Don't delay! Even if you are eligible, funds are limited. You may call for an application / or pick one up at: $27,829 $33,130 _ $38,431 *certain restrictions appl Plumas County Community Development Commissio 183 W. Main Street P.O. Box 319 Quincy, CA 95971 Phone: 530-283-2466 Fax: 530-28.3-2478