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November 7, 2001

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Record, Hunting, Fishing Wednesday, Nov. 7,200t SC annual Sierra Val- Pheasant Hunt Oct. 27-28 at the Honker Preserve The was started in Fish and arden Gary Kendall in opportunity for to hunt pheas- having to corn- hunters have to at- Pass a hunter safety they get their were purchased led from the stamps nt of Fish the Plumas Coun- Game Commis- the Sierra Valley Club. They were ia the fields before Were three hunt peri- morning and and Sunday morn- ing. Twenty hunters were drawn for each hunt by a lot- tery of hunters who sent ap- plications to the DFG in Sacramento. Local volunteers from the Sierra Valley Sportsmen Club and Headwater Honker Preserve provided dogs and handlers to help guide the hunts. Saturday morning's hunt was a great Success, as most hunters were able to go home with their two-bird limits. The afternoon hunt was more of a struggle, as gusty winds made it tough going. Every- body went home with at least one bird. Sunday was a tough day for some inexperienced juniors, who had plenty of op- portunities. The overall smiles on the hunter's faces were an indi- cation that they had fun. This was the first time that many of them had been hunting. Participants ranged in age from 9 to 16. Those five young hunters limited out Saturday morn- Ing, Oct. 27, at the Head- water Honker Preserve near Beckwourth. Pic- tured, from left: Nlcolaus Sarmhez, Jake Rogge, Walt Williams, Jamlson Sut- cliffo and Kyle Schlahofer. Photo submitted is rated as very shore fishermen, bait fishermen, for trollers and .temPeratures are the mid-50 degree are running from ; long. very good for West side and, the north side of lye have been hot this past week, the rule. Inflated LWlers and marsh- been the bait of .Ed Mamola and his from Santa are regulars on 11 limited on Oct. ran 14-22 inch- Were all caught fished on the :fishes the buoy at at times. a boat angler fish in 15 minutes slough on Fri- was anchored of Water. Rated fair, with boat, on average Offering 3-4 feet regardless of the water. Rated fair, 2-3 is the average float tubers lrito shore. Fish and fish shal- and black are in your fa- ;mobile. PONTIAC - QME: D BUICK* hing prevails as at Eagle Lake. At good results eOrisistent along ke Marina jetty adjacent to or jigs under Well. Anglers been using with mi- Some are also grubs. to be having trolling flies Vlers. Fish close Ore at shallow have been re- results in the north end of It: II t~ tl I t have been aver- rlds all week, weighed in etween 5-6 ~r~d marina set- in the .tea until mid- Ping infor- by calling lPing reset- season, 1"877-444-6777. boat- call Eagle i ill ~ lots of posi- ishing con- this are being rms, Power- lures. a good spot to from Reno, of four a to- largest He was re at Night worms