Friday, April 16, 2021

Guns and Hunting

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Dickinson Royal Series over/under delivers quality, detail and performance

Premium Sidelock Shotgun Available in 12- and 20-Gauge Models The Royal Series Over & Under from Dickinson Arms proves that shooters can get a premium, collector-quality shotgun without breaking the bank or waiting forever to get a custom gun made. The...

First time hunter proves up to the tusk

BY RON BALLANTI Twenty-five-year-old Nadean Corbisier from Placentia, California passed the California Hunter Safety Course and received her first hunting license only a few weeks ago. It didn’t take long for her to put both to good use on a...

The newest less-than-lethal self defense training pistol

T4E, a brand of UMAREX, a family-owned company and expert in air-powered rifles and pistols recently announced the release of a less-than-lethal self defense training pistol. The new product is labeled as the Prepared 2 Protect HDP 50, a...

Veterans waterfowl hunt a success

BY JIM NIEMIEC NILAND – The CA Department of Fish and Wildlife added a new waterfowl hunt to the calendar for the 2020/21 hunting season. A two-day hunt was allocated to veterans and the military on active duty the right...

Waterfowl hunting reports and DFW duck counts from Jan. 20-24

Southern California: Closing week of waterfowl season could be questionable BY JIM NIEMIEC NILAND – While duck hunters at Wister enjoyed pretty good wing shooting on Saturday, not so was hunting at San Jacinto and in Prado Basin. At Wister, the...

Federal announces new handgun ammunition for 2021

ANOKA, Minnesota - Federal Ammunition’s product teams are expanding handgun cartridge options in multiple product categories in 2021. Several new product line extensions in Hydra-Shok Deep, Punch, Syntech Range and more will be manufactured and delivered to dealers throughout...

Waterfowl hunting reports plus DFW duck counts for Jan. 13-17

SoCal Ducks are still largely missing in action BY JIM NIEMIEC RIVERSIDE – It has not been very ducky weather in this portion of the Pacific flyway the last couple weeks. Winds have not blown on shoot days and temps have...

Waterfowl hunting reports plus Jan. 3 DFW duck counts Jan. 6-10

Weather brings a few more birds into the San Joaquin grasslands, but the season remains problematic at best BY DAVE HURLEY LOS BANOS – Duck hunting was decent or a bust this past week depending upon who you spoke to and...

SoCal waterfowl hunt report plus Dec. 30 – Jan. 3 DFW duck counts

Duck counts tumble downward  BY JIM NIEMIEC RIVERSIDE – Duck hunting slowed way down this past week at refuges and duck clubs in this southern portion of the Pacific flyway. Traditionally, the best hunting of the season kicks off in late...

North waterfowl hunt report plus Dec. 23-27 CDFW duck counts

Limit style weekend leading into slower full moon phase for north state duck hunters SACRAMENTO – James Stone of Elite Sportsmen Guide Service was in the field in the Knight’s Landing area on the weekend and reported outstanding duck gunning...

MOST RECENT

California Open Day 2: Welton’s big bag grabs lead heading into final day

BY JODY ONLY LAKEPORT, Calif. – Competition continued for Day Two of the 9th Annual WON Bass California Open on Thursday, with a shuffling of the top spots on the leaderboard. Pro angler Nick Welton, of Galt, Calif. Vaulted to...

Surf Fishing round up

Compiled by Gundy Gunderson SANTA BARBARA— The halibut were on the bite this week, according to Hook, Line and Sinker. Anglers reported good catches on most beaches. Two grunion runs and the gradual warming water has drawn the fish shallow....

SoCal outdoor enthusiasts gain outfitting option in Gear Coop

Fully dialed for serious salt anglers, but it doesn’t end there SANTA ANA – Known in the climbing world as a specialty retailer focused on the outdoors, Gear Coop has recently expanded to offer saltwater fishing equipment. With skilled and...