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West Coast senators join call for salmon disaster declaration - Coos Bay World

Fishing News - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 00:05

Coos Bay World

West Coast senators join call for salmon disaster declaration
Coos Bay World
OREGON COAST — Some Oregon and California U.S. senators are asking for a federal salmon fishery disaster declaration to support economic recovery in coastal communities in the two states after extensive commercial fishing closures due to declining ...

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Columbia fishing seasons announced; starts Friday for chinook ... - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:03

OregonLive.com

Columbia fishing seasons announced; starts Friday for chinook ...
OregonLive.com
Anglers face one of the most complicated summer and fall fishing seasons ever on the lower Columbia River. (Joel Davis/Oregonian file photo). Faced with a ...

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Senators request disaster relief for salmon fisheries in Oregon ... - Undercurrent News

Fishing News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 08:05

Senators request disaster relief for salmon fisheries in Oregon ...
Undercurrent News
US senators are calling for a federal salmon fishery disaster declaration for Oregon and California to support economic recovery for coastal communities.

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The river wild - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 00:01

The Register-Guard

The river wild
The Register-Guard
30 to protect the fish during the hot summer months. From Boyle Dam downstream to the Oregon-California border, trout fishing is open year-round with catch and release-only from June 16 to Sept. 30. But make sure you check regulations for updates and ...

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Trump administration cancels proposed limits on marine mammals and sea turtles trapped in fishing nets - Los Angeles Times

Fishing News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 18:23

Los Angeles Times

Trump administration cancels proposed limits on marine mammals and sea turtles trapped in fishing nets
Los Angeles Times
The 14-member Pacific Fishery Management Council, which manages fisheries in California, Oregon and Washington, recommended that the federal government adopt the restrictions in 2015. Under the proposal, if any two endangered whales or sea turtles ...
Trump administration ditches regulation designed to protect endangered whales, sea turtlesOregonLive.com
US Cancels New Protection for Endangered West Coast WhalesU.S. News & World Report

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Oregon, California Senators Urge Salmon Disaster Declaration - SeafoodNews (subscription)

Fishing News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:50

Oregon, California Senators Urge Salmon Disaster Declaration
SeafoodNews (subscription)
Oregon, California Senators Urge Salmon Disaster Declaration SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - June 12, 2017 Salmon fishery disaster requests by Oregon and California have the support of their senators as well. Oregon Sens.

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Oregon Carves a Path for Water Transfers in the West - News Deeply

Fishing News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 02:02

News Deeply

Oregon Carves a Path for Water Transfers in the West
News Deeply
A raft approaches the remains of Savage Rapids Dam on Oregon's Rogue River in this 2009 photo. Water transfers associated with the dam removal helped restore water flows for salmon – and recreation – resulting in a significant rebound in fish populations.

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Columbia reopens Friday to salmon, steelhead fishing - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 11:16

OregonLive.com

Columbia reopens Friday to salmon, steelhead fishing
OregonLive.com
Oregon and Washington will sharply restrict summer steelhead harvests in and near the Columbia River when the river's shared waters reopen Friday to steelhead, summer chinook and sockeye salmon fishing. Expanded summer steelhead restrictions in ...

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Oregon, Calif. senators seek fishery disaster declaration - KTVZ

Fishing News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 22:30

Northwest Public Radio

Oregon, Calif. senators seek fishery disaster declaration
KTVZ
Oregon's and California's senators called for a federal salmon fishery disaster declaration for both states to support economic recovery for coastal communities, in a letter Friday to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The letter from Oregon Sens. Ron ...
Senators seek disaster aid for Oregon fishery; - The Curry Coastal PilotCurry Coastal Pilot
West Coast Senators Add Voices To Request For Salmon Disaster ...Northwest Public Radio

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Central Oregon, a diverse fly-fishing paradise for anglers - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 18:02

OregonLive.com

Central Oregon, a diverse fly-fishing paradise for anglers
OregonLive.com
The trout and kokanee Edens of East and Paulina lakes rest atop Oregon's mini-Yellowstone, a caldera still considered an active volcano despite the comfortable envelope of a bright spring day. Rising with nutrient-rich water from the bottom, brown and ...

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In Eastern Oregon, Tension with Salmon Protection - Oregon Business

Fishing News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 09:16

Oregon Business

In Eastern Oregon, Tension with Salmon Protection
Oregon Business
He sells most of his beef to Oregon-based Painted Hills Natural Beef. “The difficulty of doing business with the U.S. Forest Service in particular, and all the layers that go behind it, such as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries ...

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Judge: Federal laws don't shield Oregon from timber lawsuit ... - East Oregonian (subscription)

Fishing News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 15:03

East Oregonian (subscription)

Judge: Federal laws don't shield Oregon from timber lawsuit ...
East Oregonian (subscription)
Federal environmental statutes, such as the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act, don't shield the State of Oregon from a $1.4 billion lawsuit that ...

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Free discussion about fishing and seafood in Oregon - Coos Bay World

Fishing News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:09

Coos Bay World

Free discussion about fishing and seafood in Oregon
Coos Bay World
This is the focus of “Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” a free conversation with Jennifer Burns Bright on at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at The Langlois Public Library, 48234 Highway 101, Langlois. This program is hosted by ...

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Guest column: Salmon restoration funding supports our rural economies - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 00:13

Daily Astorian

Guest column: Salmon restoration funding supports our rural economies
Daily Astorian
The Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund is managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The agency works with states and tribes to invest in salmon and steelhead recovery work in Alaska, Washington state, Oregon, California and ...

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Check out the Oregon coast for incoming surfperch - The Mainstream Online

Fishing News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 13:48

Check out the Oregon coast for incoming surfperch
The Mainstream Online
Surfperch have arrived on Oregon shores. Those who do not fish for surfperch, or don't know someone who fishes for them, are unlikely to get a chance to taste this fish. These fish can rarely, if ever, be found in fish sections of supermarkets. The May ...

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Willamette reopens to all-week fishing, two-salmon limit - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:09

OregonLive.com

Willamette reopens to all-week fishing, two-salmon limit
OregonLive.com
Salmon fishing in the lower Willamette River will reopen Thursday to seven days per week with a two-fish daily limit for hatchery spring chinook. Tucker Jones, Columbia River program manager for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said ...

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Managers approve new limits for sturgeon fishing in Columbia - KATU

Fishing News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 20:10

KATU

Managers approve new limits for sturgeon fishing in Columbia
KATU
Washington and Oregon fishery managers approved new limits last week. Anglers will now have a daily limit of one fish measuring 44 to 50 inches, from its snout to the fork in its tail, and a yearly limit of two white sturgeons regardless of where they ...

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Fisheries managers move to protect B-run - Bend Bulletin

Fishing News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 15:37

Bend Bulletin

Fisheries managers move to protect B-run
Bend Bulletin
Washington and Oregon are poised to implement rolling closures of the steelhead fishery from the mouth of the Columbia River to the mouth of the Snake this summer and fall in an attempt to protect the dismal B-run, projected to be the lowest on record.

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Editorials from around Oregon - Corvallis Gazette Times

Fishing News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:59

Editorials from around Oregon
Corvallis Gazette Times
As California cracked down on suction dredging, miners flocked to Oregon, where restrictions were more lax. From 2008 to 2012, permits issued by Oregon's Department of State Lands for suction dredge mining almost tripled, to 2,251, alarming fishermen, ...

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Editorials from around Oregon - Washington Times - Washington Times

Fishing News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 13:33

Editorials from around Oregon - Washington Times
Washington Times
Suction dredging in Oregon waterways has long been a contentious issue, pitting environmental, recreational and fishing interests against miners. The tension ...

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