Sport Briefs for the week of Sept. 11
Anglers are experiencing varied conditions at Eagle Lake, with most fishermen reportedly catching limits.
The best techniques include trolling and still fishing with slip bobbers. Shore anglers like worms with orange or white glitter mallows. Night crawlers, Needlefish and Rapalas are also producing.
Warm weather is keeping fish in the 25 to 45-foot range.
Hot spots are Shrimp Island, Eagle's Nest and Wildcat Point. More anglers are being seen in open water between Gallatin Marina and Wildcat Point. Fish in the early to mid-morning hours.
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION TO MEET
The Lassen County Fish and Game Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in the board of supervisors' chambers at 707 Nevada St. in Susanville.
Agenda items include discussions on upland bird stamp accounting, Fort Sage off-road vehicle recreation area, and fire rehabilitation.
CROSS COUNTRY RACE DEBUTS
Lassen High School's cross country team will host the inaugural Mountain Schools Scrimmage at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21 at Susanville Ranch Park.
The two-race, non-team event is open to high school teams and the general public. There will be a boys and girls' race of 2.2 miles. High school runners are encouraged not to wear team uniforms.
Age-adjusted handicaps will be applied, with head starts given in 30-second intervals for runners older than 30 years old. For instance, 30 to 39 year olds will be given a 30-second lead, 40 to 49 year olds will get a 60-second head start, etc.
The cost is $2 per runner, or $25 per team. Send money and the names of entrants to: Athletics and Activities, Lassen High School, 1110 Main St., Susanville.
For more information, call Jim Reichle at 257-2141.
HUNTER SAFETY COURSE
Earn your California Fish and Game hunter safety certificate through a home study course.
Learn safety practices to avoid hunting accidents, respect for the values of non-hunters and how to prepare for hunting outdoors. The course covers the same material taught in the classroom. Exams will be given as needed, usually every six to eight weeks.
For more infomation and to pick up your home study packet, call Cliff Bannister at 257-7552.
SENIOR GAMES SCHEDULED
The 2001 Far Nor Cal Senior Games will be held Friday-Sunday, Sept. 14-16 in Redding. The event includes 14 events for people 50 years old and older.
Events include archery, track and field, basketball, cycling, golf, martial arts, swimming, softball tennis, bocce ball, bowling, horse shoes and target shooting. All events are open to men and women with varied skill levels.
The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 10. For an entry form and more information, call Charlotte Whelchel at 241-6000.
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