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Southern Oregon to get 100-day chinook season - The Columbian

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:58

The Columbian

Southern Oregon to get 100-day chinook season
The Columbian
Like sport anglers, the commercial fleet off Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford saw no chinook fishing last spring and summer. “While this won't be a banner year for ocean salmon fishing, overall it's an improvement from 2017,” Chris Kern, a deputy ...
Anglers on southern Oregon coast get 100-day seasonThe Register-Guard

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Spring salmon anglers get one more day this weekend below Bonneville - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 19:56

OregonLive.com

Spring salmon anglers get one more day this weekend below Bonneville
OregonLive.com
Test-netting between Willow Grove and Tongue Point Sunday showed a sharp increase in adult salmon. A staff recommendation from both departments of fish and wildlife suggested two fishing days, but Bill Tweit, special assistant in the Washington ...

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Ocean Salmon Fishing Expanded in Oregon - KDRV

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:33

KDRV

Ocean Salmon Fishing Expanded in Oregon
KDRV
SALEM, Ore. — Opportunities for salmon fishing in federal waters are getting better, thanks to recommendations made by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) meeting in Portland on Tuesday. Federal waters encompass areas outside of three miles ...
Salmon fishing in California dates proposed for the yearThe Mercury News

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Retired general catches record 877-pound bluefin tuna off NC coast - WYFF Greenville

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:12

WYFF Greenville

Retired general catches record 877-pound bluefin tuna off NC coast
WYFF Greenville
A retired general caught a record-breaking 877-pound bluefin tuna off the North Carolina coast. Scott Chambers, a retired Army general, of Towsend, Delaware, caught the fish off Oregon Inlet on March 17. Advertisement. Chambers said he fought for 2 1/2 ...
877 pounds! Retired general catches record bluefin tuna off NC ...WTXL ABC 27

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Southern Oregon Anglers Get 100-Day Chinook Season - U.S. News & World Report

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:58

Southern Oregon Anglers Get 100-Day Chinook Season
U.S. News & World Report
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One year after a crash in Klamath River salmon returns sparked a full-scale closure, sport anglers off the southern Oregon coast are on track for a 100-day chinook season from mid-May through late August. The Pacific Fishery ...

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EDF, fishing industry team up to cut outdated regulations while ... - Environmental Defense Fund

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

EDF, fishing industry team up to cut outdated regulations while ...
Environmental Defense Fund
A major West Coast fishery that was declared a federal disaster in 2000 could add new jobs, increase economic activity and cut outdated red tape – all while creating one of the most sustainable fisheries in the world, according to new analysis of the ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:09

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018
Portland Tribune
We'll provide the info when it comes in. For a more detailed report, go to www.TheGuidesForecast.com. Bob Rees is a sixth generation Oregonian and a 20-year veteran fishing guide of Oregon's Northwest region. Bob Rees' column, The Guide's Forecast, has ...
Spring Chinook moving into Oregon riversStatesman Journal

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:07

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
We'll provide the info when it comes in. For a more detailed report, go to www.TheGuidesForecast.com. Bob Rees is a sixth generation Oregonian and a 20-year veteran fishing guide of Oregon's Northwest region. Bob Rees' column, The Guide's Forecast, has ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:07

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - April 11, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
The Westport area was putting out good catches and anglers fishing in the I-5 reach were seeing some improvement as well. Anchor anglers seemed to be out fishing trollers for the last few days of the season. Due to the uncertainty of the run, managers ...

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Fisherman's monster bluefin tuna catch breaks North Carolina record - FOX31 Denver

Fishing News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 06:58

FOX31 Denver

Fisherman's monster bluefin tuna catch breaks North Carolina record
FOX31 Denver
The tuna measured 113 inches curved fork length (tracing the contour of its body from the tip of its nose to the fork in the tail) and had a girth of 79 inches. Chambers caught the fish using trolling dead bait on 130-pound line test on a 130 Shimano ...
Retired general from Delaware catches record bluefin tuna off North CarolinaThe News Journal

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EDF and Fishermen Help Secure 140000-Square-Miles of New Ocean Protections - Environmental Defense Fund

Fishing News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:48

EDF and Fishermen Help Secure 140000-Square-Miles of New Ocean Protections
Environmental Defense Fund
(Portland, Oregon) A vast swath of sensitive ocean habitat larger in size than the state of New Mexico will be protected while less sensitive fishing grounds will be reopened thanks to cooperation between conservationists, fishermen and policy decision ...

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Fisherman's monster catch off Oregon Inlet breaks North Carolina record - Action News Now

Fishing News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:43

Fisherman's monster catch off Oregon Inlet breaks North Carolina record
Action News Now
Retired Army General Scott Chambers was fishing off Oregon Inlet when he snagged an 877-pound bluefin tuna. After fighting the fish for two-and-a-half hours, Chambers was able to reel it in. The tuna measured 113 inches curved fork length (tracing the ...

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Retired army general hauls in record 877-pound tuna off NC coast - WTVD-TV

Fishing News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:06

WTVD-TV

Retired army general hauls in record 877-pound tuna off NC coast
WTVD-TV
A retired army general from Delaware is making records. Scott Chambers put his name in the North Carolina record book Monday, after reeling in a massive 877-pound Bluefin tuna off the coast of the Oregon Inlet. According to the NC Department of ...
Retired Army general catches massive 877-pound tuna off NC coastmyfox8.com
Retired Army general catches 877-pound bluefin tuna, breaks state recordFox News

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Fisherman's monster catch off Oregon Inlet breaks North Carolina record - wtkr.com

Fishing News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 03:30

wtkr.com

Fisherman's monster catch off Oregon Inlet breaks North Carolina record
wtkr.com
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A Delaware fisherman broke a North Carolina state record in March by hauling in a monster catch! Retired Army General Scott Chambers was fishing off Oregon Inlet when he snagged an 877-pound bluefin tuna. After fighting the fish ...

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firstcoastnews.com | Retired Army general hauls in record 877 ... - FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Fishing News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:38

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firstcoastnews.com | Retired Army general hauls in record 877 ...
FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX
A retired Army general from Delaware put his name in the North Carolina record book Monday, reeling in a massive 877-pound Bluefin tuna off the coast of the Oregon Inlet.
Retired Army general new bluefin tuna NC record holder - WITNWITN
Retired Army general hauls in record 877-pound tuna off NC coastKGW.com

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Oregon Gets New Recreational Fishery - Jefferson Public Radio

Fishing News - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:30

Jefferson Public Radio

Oregon Gets New Recreational Fishery
Jefferson Public Radio
Michael Milstein with NOAA Fisheries shares that since the 1990s, the once-scarce species has grown in population. “The good news is that a lot of them have come back very strongly and so it presented this opportunity for us to create some new fishing ...

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Oregon Wants to Kill More Federally-Protected Sea Lions to Save ... - Motherboard

Fishing News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 07:06

Motherboard

Oregon Wants to Kill More Federally-Protected Sea Lions to Save ...
Motherboard
A case study in the unforeseen consequences of well-meaning attempts at wildlife conservation in the Pacific Northwest, so protective as to be counterproductive.
Glimmer (only) of hope for Columbia salmon extension rides on numbersOregonLive.com

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Glimmer (only) of hope for Columbia salmon extension rides on ... - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 17:06

OregonLive.com

Glimmer (only) of hope for Columbia salmon extension rides on ...
OregonLive.com
On the eve of a wintry weekend (spring, huh?), Oregon salmon managers on Friday left the door ajar on whether lower Columbia River spring salmon fishing can reopen before a run update in May, perhaps as early as later this month. But despite the ...

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Klamath water users to attend pivotal court hearing - Capital Press

Fishing News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:44

Capital Press

Klamath water users to attend pivotal court hearing
Capital Press
Local farmers and ranchers from the Klamath Basin in Southern Oregon are hitting the road for San Francisco to witness a pivotal court hearing that may determine when they can finally start irrigating their crops this year. It is yet another chapter in ...

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