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CDFW Predator Management Deception

Mountain mountain claw marks on horse, by William E. Simpson
By William E. Simpson
09/07/16 -- Some readers may know I am not a big fan of some of the people at the California Department of Fish & Wildlife (‘CDFW’), and with good reason. They have over the past two and a half decades totally bungled the...Full Story

Cascadia Fault news, not so good

01/19/16 -- There's just no way to sugar-coat this lesson in natural history. And millions of people may be the victims of their own 'normalcy bias'. Imagine a wall of water that is produced by the sea suddenly rising...Full Story

The Truth about Currency Devaluation and Preparedness

Preparedness & Survival by Capt. William E. Simpson, author badge,
Capt. William E. Simpson
08/26/15 -- It’s a crisp fall morning as you awaken to the smell of pancakes on the grill wafting through the house. You flip on the radio to hear the morning news as you roll out of bed. It’s then you hear that it’s been a busy morning over on the... Full Story

The Vanishing Spirit of America

white stallion, photo by: Laura Simpson © 2015
Photo Essay by William E. Simpson, photos by Laura Simpson © 2015
I have crested the high places of the earth in the darkness to greet the fiery orb rising in the east and the beginning of a new day… Full Story

What’s that green stuff floating on the lake?

By Capt. William E. Simpson, USMM
12/01/14 -- If you have been around the lakes formed by the dams on the upper Klamath River in the summer, you may have heard someone asking about the ‘green stuff’ on the lakes. Recently I read an email discussion...Full Story


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Northern California Fishing News, Northern California Hunting Reports

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So many places to visit and so little time, but if you scan
these pages you'll know in advance what lies ahead and what
not to miss in the almost-mythical State of Jefferson.
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Don't let anything come between you and a wonderful weekend, vacation or or auto tour in this region. The fine product and services providers listed here will have what you need to enjoy your visit.  

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