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Flooding might have spoiled your favorite Boise River spot (fishing report, Aug. 11) - Idaho Statesman

Fishing News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:24

Idaho Statesman

Flooding might have spoiled your favorite Boise River spot (fishing report, Aug. 11)
Idaho Statesman
Spinners and Rapalas also catch fish on the Owyhee — just keep in mind it is catch-and-release only on browns, so modifying your lures with single and/or barbless hooks is a good idea. Also, anglers should be aware that Oregon Fish and Wildlife is ...

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FISHING RULE CHANGE - Access Washington

Fishing News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:05

FISHING RULE CHANGE
Access Washington
Anglers are reminded the Snake River is closed to steelhead fishing from Bridge St. Bridge in Clarkston to the Oregon/Idaho Border. WDFW is working with Idaho Fish and Game to set a steelhead fishery on this section of the river by Sept. 1. Low returns ...

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Proposal Would Open Hunting, Fishing In Oregon Refuges - Jefferson Public Radio

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:55

Jefferson Public Radio

Proposal Would Open Hunting, Fishing In Oregon Refuges
Jefferson Public Radio
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing at 10 national wildlife refuges, including two in Oregon. Zinke proposed opening bird hunting at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, 10 miles ...

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Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules - The Spokesman-Review

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 14:43

The Spokesman-Review

Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules
The Spokesman-Review
BOISE – A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws. The Columbia ...
"God Squad" Could End Years Of Litigation Over Salmon In Idaho's Snake RiverBoise State Public Radio

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 9, 2017 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:41

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 9, 2017
Pamplin Media Group
Action likely won't pick up for 3 more weeks and although effort is low, fish are still being caught. The Bonneville reach remains the best place to intercept in the region, for both bank and boat anglers. Jackson Curran caught a 20-pound Chinook on a ...

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Proposal Would Open Hunting, Fishing In Oregon Refuges - OPB News

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:39

OPB News

Proposal Would Open Hunting, Fishing In Oregon Refuges
OPB News
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing at 10 national wildlife refuges, including two in Oregon. Zinke proposed opening bird hunting at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, 10 miles ...
Trump's Interior Secretary Opens More Federal Lands To Hunting And FishingThe Daily Caller

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 9, 2017 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:31

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 9, 2017
Portland Tribune
Action likely won't pick up for 3 more weeks and although effort is low, fish are still being caught. The Bonneville reach remains the best place to intercept in the region, for both bank and boat anglers. Jackson Curran caught a 20-pound Chinook on a ...

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Since You Asked: Five rods while ice fishing is the norm - Mail Tribune

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 01:02

Since You Asked: Five rods while ice fishing is the norm
Mail Tribune
But, yes, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday enacted a handful of new angling regulations for the state beginning in 2018, and one of them indeed adopted the five-rod ice-fishing scenario. Beginning Jan. 1, anglers who purchase the two ...

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Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules - Fox Business

Fishing News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:11

Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules
Fox Business
The irrigators group, which has 120 members growing food crops in Washington state and Oregon, expects to meet with Zinke soon, Olsen said. Interior spokeswoman Heather Swift said in an email that the agency could not comment on a committee that had ...

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Anglers in the Gulf Stream reporting lots of yellowfin, blackfin tuna - News & Observer

Fishing News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:34

Anglers in the Gulf Stream reporting lots of yellowfin, blackfin tuna
News & Observer
... but a few flounder and sea mullet continue to show up when the waters cool. Most bites are coming on cup bait and jigs. Inshore, black drum and speckled trout bites dominate in the morning and evening. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441 ...

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Interior secretary calls for more hunting, fishing on 2 Oregon wildlife refuges - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 15:53

OregonLive.com

Interior secretary calls for more hunting, fishing on 2 Oregon wildlife refuges
OregonLive.com
Brent Lawrence, a spokesman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Oregon, said the new federal rules will open up fishing from the bank for the first time. "We've had this in the plans for quite a while," Lawrence said, saying the trail discussion ...

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Fishing Report | | nrtoday.com - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:37

Fishing Report | | nrtoday.com
NRToday.com
BEN IRVING RESERVOIR — Ben Irving has been stocked several times with legal-size trout. There are still opportunities to catch carryover fish, but trout fishing ...

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To Save the Rivers and the Woods, Try Hurling a Few Dead Fish - Mother Jones

Fishing News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:00

Mother Jones

To Save the Rivers and the Woods, Try Hurling a Few Dead Fish
Mother Jones
One cool September day, I visited a fish hatchery in Sweet Home, Oregon, a lumber town in the foothills of the Cascades east of Corvallis. I was there to see the year's final holding of spring Chinook salmon collected, spawned, and ultimately tossed ...

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Coast Guard, water pumps save fishing boat from sinking off Oregon Coast - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 16:28

OregonLive.com

Coast Guard, water pumps save fishing boat from sinking off Oregon Coast
OregonLive.com
A Coast Guard helicopter crew saved a commercial fishing vessel from potentially sinking Tuesday morning, delivering pumps to the vessel that was taking on water west of Tillamook Head, the Coast Guard said. A captain's mayday call at 3:36 a.m. from ...

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Angling in the dark - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:26

The Register-Guard

Angling in the dark
The Register-Guard
If you fish it, focus on kokanee. Another Central Oregon fishery in the path of the eclipse is Suttle Lake, home to kokanee and the brown trout that feed on them. The fly-fishing-only Metolius River, near Camp Sherman will go dark that morning. Home to ...

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Oregon ODFW report: Sea lions pushing native Willamette River steelhead toward extinction - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 17:34

The Register-Guard

Oregon ODFW report: Sea lions pushing native Willamette River steelhead toward extinction
The Register-Guard
Sea lions feasting on native Willamette River steelhead are pushing the river's winter run of the seagoing fish toward extinction, the state warned Monday in a new report. The steelhead swim from the Pacific Ocean up the Columbia River to the ...
Oregon warns Willamette steelhead face extinction if sea lions' feast ...OregonLive.com
Report: Sea lions push Willamette River steelhead to brink of ...Statesman Journal
Willamette Steelhead on Verge of Extinction | MyCentralOregon.commyCentralOregon.com

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Toxin levels finally drop in razor clams - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 17:19

Daily Astorian

Toxin levels finally drop in razor clams
Daily Astorian
Even as levels of the toxin have gone down, Oregon fishery managers recorded domoic acid in mussels in July. Matt Hunter, shellfish project leader with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said the discovery was a “red flag” since these ...

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Oregon warns Willamette steelhead face extinction if sea lions' feast ... - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:49

OregonLive.com

Oregon warns Willamette steelhead face extinction if sea lions' feast ...
OregonLive.com
If California sea lions continue their underwater buffet below Willamette Falls, they could push winter steelhead trout to the brink of extinction, state officials ...
ODFW report: Sea lions pushing native Willamette River steelhead ...The Register-Guard
Report: Sea lions push Willamette River steelhead to brink of extinctionStatesman Journal

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Two fishermen rescued off Oregon Coast – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI ... - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Fishing News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:13

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Two fishermen rescued off Oregon Coast – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI ...
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
North Bend, Ore. – Two fishermen were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after their vessel caught fire near Coos Bay Saturday. The USCG said a light keeper at ...

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Oregon anglers will see few changes in 2018 rules | OregonLive.com - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:08

OregonLive.com

Oregon anglers will see few changes in 2018 rules | OregonLive.com
OregonLive.com
Most curious was an end to smallmouth bass size and bag limits in the lower Deschutes River.

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