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The first fishing advice I ever received was to be patient. I'm not sure if I even understood the word back then, I just knew that I was expected to wait for the fish to come to me. This time of year, I'm constantly reminded of that advice as t...Read More
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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 2:04 | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00

Fishing Report

A lot of people that I’ve been talking to are concerned about the lack of rain we’ve had so far this season. Through writing this column, I’ve learned that there’s a definite pattern in the weather from year to year. It seems like every fourth year we have a similar dry spell and then all of a sudden, we are hit by a series of big storms that just about make up for all the lack of rain. Seven years ago the Delta along with other surrounding waterways had to be shut down as they were ...

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 12:14 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Fishing Report Comments 0 Comments
Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014

Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014

Wyatt Hansen is a sophomore at Oakdale Charter High School. He is a normal teenager who attends classes, has homework and daily chores. What separates Hansen from other high school kids his age is that he is already an established rodeo star. Hansen competes in calf roping and team roping.

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Posted: Jan. 13, 2015 12:19 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 14, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014 Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

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Posted: Jan. 06, 2015 5:49 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 07, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale MMA Academy Earns Top Honors

Oakdale MMA Academy Earns Top Honors

 

2014 was a big year for the Oakdale Mixed Martial Arts Academy, and the man that runs it.

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Posted: Dec. 30, 2014 1:35 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 31, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Oakdale MMA Academy Earns Top Honors Comments 0 Comments
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Pig Hunting Opportunities At Wildlife Area

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering pig hunting opportunities at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County. CDFW will accept application cards through close of business Feb. 9, 2015 and the drawing will be held on Feb. 12, 2015.

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Posted: Dec. 30, 2014 1:37 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 31, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Pig Hunting Opportunities At Wildlife Area Comments 0 Comments

League Recognition Earned By Section Champions

Double digit honors for the Oakdale football team, with the recent announcement of Valley Oak League gridiron selections. The announcement was made just a couple of days after the Mustangs claimed the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III football title with a 27-23 win over Inderkum.

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Posted: Dec. 16, 2014 5:53 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | League Recognition Earned By Section Champions Comments 0 Comments

Fishing Report

The best thing about rain this time of the year is that it knocks down the fog. The worst thing about it of course is staying dry. When it comes to purchasing rain gear, you get what you pay for. The least expensive gear might hold up for a trip or two but it’s definitely not going to be comfortable. Years ago, I purchased a top of the line rain suit that still provides me comfort and dryness to this day. This morning I was awoken to the sound of rain beating down on ground. As always when seeing ...

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Posted: Dec. 16, 2014 5:55 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Fishing Report Comments 0 Comments

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This year, while celebrating Thanksgiving, I mentioned to a family member that I was excited about my upcoming fishing trip. He responded by saying “most guys can’t handle waiting six or more hours without getting a bite.” I responded by saying “I’ve waited days for a bite in the past.” My trip was set, rain or shine, I was going to go Sturgeon fishing. I was particularly excited about this trip because I was going to be reuniting with friends that date back to Jr. High. We ended up having a great time but unfortunately the bite that ...

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Posted: Dec. 09, 2014 6:10 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 10, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Fishing Report Comments 0 Comments

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