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Barbed Hooks Allowed for Salmon, Steelhead, Trout Fishing in Columbia

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) has adopted temporary rules to allow anglers to use barbed hooks when fishing for salmon, steelhead...

Don’t Kidnap Young Wildlife – Leave Them in The Wild, Says...

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” — and...

Fishery Managers Announce Summer, Fall Columbia River Salmon Seasons

Oregon and Washington fishery managers recently announced seasons and regulations for 2019 summer and fall Columbia River fisheries. Although coho returns are projected to be...

Spring Chinook Fishing Re-Opens on Columbia River Above Bonneville

Recreational fishermen will get another two days to go after spring Chinook salmon in the Columbia River above Bonneville Dam under rules adopted by...

Ladd Marsh Bird Festival To Be Held at Height of Spring...

With an exceptionally diverse bird population, Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area is hosting the 14th annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival May 17-19, 2019. The festival...

ODFW Sets Spring Chinook season for April 15-June 30 on Hood...

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife has set regulations for a spring Chinook fishery on the Hood River. The regulations are: Open for adult...

Oregon’s Minimum Known Wolf Count Up 10 Percent from Last Year

State wildlife biologists counted 137 wolves in Oregon this past winter, a 10 percent increase over last year’s count of 124, according to the Oregon...

Oregon, Washington Set 11-Day Sturgeon Season in Lower Columbia

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington have set an 11-day recreational sturgeon fishing season during May 13-June 5 on the lower Columbia River. During this...

‘Winter Weakens, Spring Kills’

In January, deer and elk in Oregon were in good body condition, and it looked like another mild winter for the state. Then came...

ODFW Gives Young Hunters Chance to Hunt Turkey in Spring

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Access and Habitat Program and the C2 Ranch are offering 10 youth hunters the chance to hunt...

Fish & Wildlife’s Spring Bear Hunt Draw Results Available by March...

Results for the spring bear hunt draw will be available by March 1. Results are usually available by Feb. 20, but delayed this year to...

Apply for Spring Bear Hunt By Feb. 10

The deadline for hunters to apply for a spring bear hunt in Oregon is Feb. 10, including the S.W. Oregon tag which is now...

ODFW to Hold Public Meeting Jan. 9 on Ladd Marsh Management...

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) will host a public meeting on the Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area Management Plan on Jan. 9...

Yum, Yum! You Can Now Salvage & Eat Roadkill with ODFW...

Deer and elk struck by vehicles can be legally salvaged in Oregon using a free online permit that will be available at the Oregon...

ODFW to Host Wolf Plan Meeting on Tuesday with Area Stakeholders

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife will host another facilitated meeting with Wolf Plan Stakeholders on Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to...

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...

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