. California fish and game . 53,682 bushels, of easternoysters, valued at $165,573; 4,952.692pounds of salted cod, valued at $161,695;1,7.84,488 pounds of striped bass, valuedat $146,928; 4,344,254 pounds of rock-fishes, valued at $146,216 ; 892,392 poundsof spiny lobsters, valued at $130,119;1,414,155 pounds of crabs, valued at $124,-870, and 5,761,929 pounds of sole, valuedat $108,252—Bureau of Fisheries, Docu-ment No. SIS. A CALIFORNIA FOX FARM.Messrs. Lewis and Kierman, of Nevada,have started a fox farm near Pomins, onthe shores of Lake Tahoe. Six of the bestsilver black foxes obtainable h

. California fish and game . 53,682 bushels, of easternoysters, valued at $165,573; 4,952.692pounds of salted cod, valued at $161,695;1,7.84,488 pounds of striped bass, valuedat $146,928; 4,344,254 pounds of rock-fishes, valued at $146,216 ; 892,392 poundsof spiny lobsters, valued at $130,119;1,414,155 pounds of crabs, valued at $124,-870, and 5,761,929 pounds of sole, valuedat $108,252—Bureau of Fisheries, Docu-ment No. SIS. A CALIFORNIA FOX FARM.Messrs. Lewis and Kierman, of Nevada,have started a fox farm near Pomins, onthe shores of Lake Tahoe. Six of the bestsilver black foxes obtainable h Stock Photo
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. California fish and game . 53, 682 bushels, of easternoysters, valued at $165, 573; 4, 952.692pounds of salted cod, valued at $161, 695;1, 7.84, 488 pounds of striped bass, valuedat $146, 928; 4, 344, 254 pounds of rock-fishes, valued at $146, 216 ; 892, 392 poundsof spiny lobsters, valued at $130, 119;1, 414, 155 pounds of crabs, valued at $124, -870, and 5, 761, 929 pounds of sole, valuedat $108, 252—Bureau of Fisheries, Docu-ment No. SIS. A CALIFORNIA FOX FARM.Messrs. Lewis and Kierman, of Nevada, have started a fox farm near Pomins, onthe shores of Lake Tahoe. Six of the bestsilver black foxes obtainable have beenpurchased from Prince Edward Isle, at acost of over $9, 000. Four large fox pens 26 CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME. of reinforced heavy poultry wire havebeen built, each equipped with a stronghouse for shelter and with runways tothe ground. The accompanying picture(Fig. 10) shows the favorite male fox, alittle over two years of age. which pro-duced fourteen pups on his second breed-ing. This fox cost $2, 100 and his fur is. Fig. 10. Silver gray fox. A valuableanimal imported from Prince ElwardIsland for use at a newly established furfarm at Lake Tahoe. Photograph by J.Sanders. exceptionally fine. Messrs. Lewis andKierman expect to raise furs for the mar-ket, and it is rumored that other partiesfrom Nevada intend starting a fox farmin the spring, also to be located in theTahoe region.—J. FI. Sandebs. HOW MANY SHOOTERS IN THEUNITED STATES TODAY? Prior to the war it was estimated thatwe had at least five million sportsmen inthe United States. Men in a position toknow claim that this year the total willbe increased at least one million andpossibly more. Many of the boys whobefore their experience in the army hadnever fired a gun, will not be satisfiednow without their share of the sport.—lUinois Sportsman, Nov. 13, 1919, p. 3. OWNERSHIP OF WILD LIFE.Wild life is the property of all thepeople, says the Conservationist. Noone attempts to deny this, and least of allthe game viol

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