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Heppner Man Wins Rifle from ODFW – Find Out How You...

Fall hunting seasons are underway, and hunters are reminded that Access Areas and Open Fields properties provide great opportunities on private land – just...

Steelhead Fishing Closes on Umatilla, While Salmon Bag Limit Lowered

Steelhead fishing on the Umatilla River will be closed from Monday, Oct. 15 through April 30 of next year to protect native steelhead, according...

Fishery Managers Closing Columbia River to All Salmon Fishing

With fall Chinook salmon returns to the Columbia River tracking well below preseason predictions, fishery managers announced on Tuesday the Columbia River from the...

Free Fishing in Oregon This Weekend

It’s free to fish, crab or clam in Oregon on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2. During these two days, no fishing licenses or...

States Close Columbia Steelhead Fishing Today Due to Poor Returns

Steelhead retention in the Columbia River and lower John Day River will close effective today through the end of the year due to poor...

New Fishing Pond Opens in Central Oregon for Kids, Disabled Anglers

Metolius Pond, a new fishing pond for kids and disabled anglers on the grounds of the old Metolius Hatchery, is now open for fishing. The...

Deadline Looms for Permits for Controlled Sage-Grouse Hunts

August 20 is the deadline to apply for the limited number of permits for controlled sage-grouse hunts in Eastern Oregon. Results will be available Aug. 31...

Fish & Wildlife to Launch New Electronic Licensing System for 2019

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife will launch a new electronic licensing system (ELS) on Dec. 1, 2018 with the sale of 2019...

Take a Friend Hunting – Win a prize

Take a friend new to the sport out hunting this year — you might win a prize! The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW)...

Columbia River Fall Salmon Seasons Kick Off Aug. 1 With Mixed...

Fall salmon seasons on the Columbia River open on Wednesday, Aug. 1 with modest forecasts and a few new regulations, according to the Oregon...

Leave Young Wildlife in the Wild

Put it back. That’s the advice you’re likely to hear if you bring a young wild animal home to “take care of it” —...

Fish & Wildlife Is Looking to Simplify Big Game Hunting Regulations

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife is proposing some changes to big game hunting regulations beginning in 2019, the latest in a multi-year...

Deadline to Apply for a Fall Controlled Hunt in 2018 in...

Fall may be months away but it’s time to start planning your big game hunt. Don’t forget to apply for a controlled hunt by...

Pair of Deer Illegally Shot Now Recovering After Arrows Removed

Two deer, illegally shot with arrows in the Shady Cove area, were successfully tranquilized yesterday and the arrows removed. Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife...

ODFW Count finds Number of Wolves in Oregon Up 11% Over...

Wildlife biologists with the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife counted 124 wolves in Oregon this past winter, an 11 percent increase over the...

Get Hunter Education Certified Now – Classes Coming Up Statewide

Now is a great time to complete a hunter education course in Oregon, as many classes are available in late winter and early spring...

State Allowing Free Fishing Throughout Oregon Feb. 17-18

It’s free to fish, crab or clam on the Saturday and Sunday of President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 17-18, so take a friend! During these two...

Report Hunt Results by Jan. 31 to Avoid Paying State a...

Every hunter who purchased 2017 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2018...

Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions Peak This Time of Year in Oregon

Several times already this year, an Oregon State Police trooper has arrived at the scene of a vehicle collision with a deer or elk...

Can You Tell the Difference Between a Wolf and a Coyote?...

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has launched a new online Coyote and Gray Wolf ID Quiz to help people differentiate between wolves and...

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