Weathering the drought: Q&A with state waterfowl leader

The drought has disrupted bird migration, diminished food sources and may lead to ill health when birds crowd into the limited habitat that remains viable during drought. This is particularly true for ducks, geese and other waterfowl and wading birds, which rely on vast areas of shallow standing water for food and protection.

Hunting Fishing

Fishing Report: Week of Dec. 1

Compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George, a former Olympic-class decathlete at Fresno State and striper record-holder at Millerton Lake and who now guides in the greater Fresno area. Telephone numbers are in 559 calling area unless noted. Have a photo of a recent catch to share? Email it to sports@fresnobee.com with “fish photo” in the subject line.


Fast-growing bike club emphasizes performance

The Cycle Folsom bicycle club has exploded onto the California outdoor and fitness scene, and its members are seemingly everywhere, decked out in matching jerseys and shorts. Club members in total purchase about $18,000 worth of custom Voler brand bike clothing every six months.