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  1. Thread: Yotes

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    Re: Yotes

    Probably a case of habituation to human contact re-enforced by food. The bolder the yote gets, the more food is forthcoming and bolder it gets....

    In 2003 my daughter and I took our horses on a...
  2. Thread: Yotes

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    Re: Yotes

    Surprising aggressive behavior towards human:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqVE9qfg7yI
  3. Thread: Yotes

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    Re: Yotes

    About ten years ago I awakened to a whole lot of yip'n and yap'n coyotes little more than 50 yards from the house. The pasture they were in was obscured by a line of redwood trees planted to fend off...
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    Coyotes and calves

    Saturday morning I was sitting at the kitchen table looking off to the east over pasture populated with calving cows when I noticed a 'yote darting around a black momma cow and her new born. There...
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    Re: Donnell Fire Hwy 108 Closed.

    The Donnell fire is burning along what historians think is the probable route of the first overland immigrant party to come to California. They followed the West Walker River to near Coleville then...
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    Re: Donnell Fire Hwy 108 Closed.

    The surface of Donnell Reservoir when filled is under 5000 feet. I don't know about the cold tolerance of pot but I think it probably stays pretty warm all summer long down in that canyon.
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    Re: Donnell Fire Hwy 108 Closed.

    I have been to the bottom near the inlet and saw hoses and other pot grow debris.
  8. Re: The salt springs at Salt Springs Reservoir

    Obviously it is a little bit salty compared to a similar reservoir that does not have a salt spring.
  9. The salt springs at Salt Springs Reservoir

    Something you may not have known: hand-hewn granite basins were the largest native american salt works in north america. Had the capacity to produce produce 2.5 metric tons annually. ...
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    Re: Triploids causing havoc...

    Other states, utah and Idaho for examples, have tried all female triploid trout to avoid the mating disruption that could occur when triploid males interfere with mating of fertile trout. All female...
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    Re: Sierra Brooks and a bow May 4th

    Love those sagebrush brookies
  12. Re: Return of a giant: DNA from archival museum samples helps to ID cutthroat

    Interesting that Robert Behnke thought the Pilot Peak population to of the "lost" Truckee River strain when it was first discovered in the seventies, but there was no interest in test planting the...
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    Re: Halloween at Pyramid

    The "muck" is not aquatic or terrestrial higher plant debris (there is lots of that too) but an algal bloom. It appears olive colored in the water and turns blue green when dried on your line and...
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    Halloween at Pyramid

    My neighbor Walt and tried Pyramid from kayaks Tuesday and Wednesday. When we arrived Monday evening I was dismayed to see the lake shrouded under a layer of ghoulish olive colored muck. It was not...
  15. NDOW offers reward in illegal dumping of pike

    http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/reward-offered-catch-nevada-lake-invasive-fish-dumper-49178709
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    Re: Cherry lake tips

    FYI, I posted on a couple kayak trips to Eleanor in recent years if you want to look them up. I think the single-barbless reg. posted at the ranger station is obsolete as it does not appear in the...
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    Salt Springs wind forecast

    This appears to be a new web site modeled after the Wind Finder site that is so useful for Pyramid Lake and delta fishing. There is a station and forecast specific to the Salt Springs power house....
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    Re: Salt Springs Reservoir

    A little more than half way to the east end of the reservoir a peninsula juts out from the north side that offers excellent shelter from the west wind, a good place to land a boat, a campsite, and...
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    Re: Yak Mack, Gold Lake 6/21

    The reel is an Abu Garcia 5600 STX round side (5601 is the left hand crank). I use 8 foot St. Croix Wild River, and 71/2 foot Okuma SST kokanee rods.
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    Re: Yak Mack, Gold Lake 6/21

    I use Sufix advanced lead core and they claim 8 feet per color and troll just fast enough to give the Husky Jerk a good little wiggle. I try to hold a course that is 45 feet deep and crank the line...
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    Yak Mack, Gold Lake 6/21

    Caught a mack trolling by kayak. Rapala Husky jerk 5 1/2 inches, 4 1/2 colors lead core, 45 feet of water.

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    Re: Lead line setup

    I troll for trout from a kayak a lot and use a setup with 5 colors 12 lb. Suffix 832 LC with 12 lb. fluoro top shot of 40 to 80 feet and 100 yards or more of 14 lb. braid backing. The key elements to...
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    Terror On Cannery Row

    Shark attack on kayak in Monterey Bay.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQQZifTGY1Q
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  24. Great White Attack on Yak in Monterey Bay

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQQZifTGY1Q

    http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/05/shark-attack-survivor-says-people-should-respect-not-fear-the-seas/
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    Re: Lahontan Trout Release

    Getting gobbled up by macks will most likely be the fate of any Tahoe plants. But we won't know for sure until it is tried. I remember a pic of a LCT caught in Tahoe that Sierra Fisherman posted a...
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