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Senate To Vote On Salmon Protection Bill Allowing Killing Of More Sea Lions - OPB News

Fishing News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:24

OPB News

Senate To Vote On Salmon Protection Bill Allowing Killing Of More Sea Lions
OPB News
An authorization letter from NOAA Fisheries currently allows wildlife managers from Oregon, Idaho and Washington to trap and euthanize up to 92 California sea lions per year in the Columbia River system. Trapping and removal data posted online by the ...

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What's happening in the Woodburn area - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:20

Pamplin Media Group

What's happening in the Woodburn area
Pamplin Media Group
Oregon Fish and Wildlife will host this workshop in Gervais at Mid-Valley Clays. The cost is $12 per participant and is due when registering. Anyone under 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult. Register at or.outdoorcentral.us/or/license or at with a ...

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Merkley-Wyden bill allows sea lion 'lethal deterrence' - KTVZ

Fishing News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 23:23

KTVZ

Merkley-Wyden bill allows sea lion 'lethal deterrence'
KTVZ
Sea lions are currently having a devastating impact on endangered salmon recovery, eating up to 25 percent of certain salmon runs, the senators said. At Willamette Falls, for example, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife research estimates that ...

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Wildfires burning near Oregon border in Washington force evacuations - KPTV.com

Fishing News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13

KPTV.com

Wildfires burning near Oregon border in Washington force evacuations
KPTV.com
Firefighters Tuesday said a wildfire burning near White Salmon is under control after forcing evacuations. The Tunnel Fire broke out Tuesday afternoon and has burned through at least 15 acres, according to the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

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Where to dine and sleep on the central Oregon Coast: Gerry Frank's picks - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:01

OregonLive.com

Where to dine and sleep on the central Oregon Coast: Gerry Frank's picks
OregonLive.com
Along with what Blackfish claims is the best clam chowder on the Oregon Coast, other favorites include delicious fish and chips made with local rockfish, crispy Yaquina Bay oysters, steamed manila clams, fried calamari and the signature Blackfish burger.

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Taylor Creek Fire in Southern Oregon at 25000 acres, creeps toward iconic Rogue River - KGW.com

Fishing News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:23

KGW.com

Taylor Creek Fire in Southern Oregon at 25000 acres, creeps toward iconic Rogue River
KGW.com
On the Taylor Creek Fire, much of the focus has moved to the fire's northern flank, which is around a half-mile from the Rogue River, one of Oregon's most popular rafting and fishing destinations. The river remains open, as do some river access points ...

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'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:' Port Orford's Season Of Crab And Crisis - OPB News

Fishing News - Fri, 07/27/2018 - 05:14

OPB News

'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:' Port Orford's Season Of Crab And Crisis
OPB News
According to the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, commercial fishermen up and down the state netted more than $65 million for this native West Coast crab in 2017. In Port Orford, a town of just over 1,100 people, that value was almost $1.5 million.

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Learn-to-fish event Aug. 4 for people with disabilities - Herald and News

Fishing News - Fri, 07/27/2018 - 00:07

Learn-to-fish event Aug. 4 for people with disabilities
Herald and News
The Klamath Falls Police Department and Klamath County Fire District staff are volunteering to barbecue and help with activities, along with local representatives of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bureau of Land Management.

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Napa Valley Fishing Report: Youth score fish in Oregon, Thailand - Napa Valley Register

Fishing News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:59

Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley Fishing Report: Youth score fish in Oregon, Thailand
Napa Valley Register
Just look at that squeeze little Krue Cooper is putting on his fish. At just 5 years old, Krue – already a serious angler – and his family were fishing at Delintment Lake in eastern Oregon. Thanks to Thomas and Sonya Kern, my good neighbors, and Krue's ...

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ODFW prohibits fishing in tributaries from Scottsburg Bridge to River Forks boat ramp - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 13:18

NRToday.com

ODFW prohibits fishing in tributaries from Scottsburg Bridge to River Forks boat ramp
NRToday.com
“We believe the closure is needed to help protect our native fish that use these areas of cooler water,” said Greg Huchko, fisheries biologist for the Umpqua District of the ODFW. “Salmon and steelhead begin to have a tough time when water temperatures ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 26, 2018 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 07:34

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 26, 2018
Portland Tribune
The mainstem Columbia at Bonneville Dam is still passing better than 1,000 fish per day, but the bite remains challenging for those fishing the warm waters of the river. The Columbia River Gorge is often the best reach to intercept steelhead this time ...

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New Youth Fishing Pond Opens Near Metolius - KBND

Fishing News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:25

KBND

New Youth Fishing Pond Opens Near Metolius
KBND
CAMP SHERMAN, OR -- Central Oregon's newest youth fishing pond opens Wednesday. Jennifer Luke, with Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife, says Metolius Pond is at the site of an old fish hatchery that hadn't been used since the 1960s. "We had ...

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Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge, star of 'Wicked Tuna,' dead at 28 - KPTV.com

Fishing News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 19:11

KPTV.com

Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge, star of 'Wicked Tuna,' dead at 28
KPTV.com
(CNN) -- Nicholas S. "Duffy" Fudge, a cast member on National Geographic Channel's reality series about commercial tuna fisherman called "Wicked Tuna," died last week at age 28. National Geographic confirmed Fudge's death Monday in statement saying ...

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Coast Guard evacuates passenger from charter fishing boat off Oregon Coast - KCBY.com 11

Fishing News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:26

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Coast Guard evacuates passenger from charter fishing boat off Oregon Coast
KCBY.com 11
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew evacuated a 28-year-old man from a charter fishing boat 45 miles off the northern Oregon Coast on Sunday afternoon. The captain of the vessel Ultra called the Coast Guard for help around 12:20 p.m. ...

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Pete Heley: Boat registration fees may increase in Oregon - Coos Bay World

Fishing News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:28

Pete Heley: Boat registration fees may increase in Oregon
Coos Bay World
During the last halibut opener, anglers fishing 35 miles offshore reported being checked by Oregon State Police. While it is commendable that they made the effort to check these offshore anglers, they only checked to see if they had combined angling ...

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Diverse salmon populations enable 'resource surfing' bears to eat tons of fish - EurekAlert (press release)

Fishing News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 11:14

Diverse salmon populations enable 'resource surfing' bears to eat tons of fish
EurekAlert (press release)
"This study is the first to link actual metrics of bear consumption to their foraging behavior and movements," said co-author Jonathan Armstrong, assistant professor of fisheries and wildlife in the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Water war heats up along California-Oregon border - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 07:10

Water war heats up along California-Oregon border
The Register-Guard
Farther north, near the headwaters of the Klamath River, Devery Saluskin, 41, a member of the Klamath Tribes, is worried about fish populations. He fears the catch in local lakes and streams that has sustained his people for millennia will perish if ...

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Congress must choose threatened salmon over sea lions - Longview Daily News

Fishing News - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 12:52

Longview Daily News

Congress must choose threatened salmon over sea lions
Longview Daily News
The ravenous marine mammals are also gobbling up steelhead at Willamette Falls in Oregon. Fish and wildlife scientists estimate that there is a 90 percent likelihood of at least one of the river's wild steelhead runs going extinct if the feeding there ...

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Lower Deschutes riverbanks destroyed in Substation Fire; river reopens - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:00

OregonLive.com

Lower Deschutes riverbanks destroyed in Substation Fire; river reopens
OregonLive.com
Following is what we know from Rod French, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife after a Friday survey, and Brad Staples, a fishing and tour guide who was on the river Wednesday and Thursday during the fire: -- All 8 ...

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Judge Won't Divert Water for Endangered Sucker Fish - Courthouse News Service

Fishing News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:24

Klamath Falls News

Judge Won't Divert Water for Endangered Sucker Fish
Courthouse News Service
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – More than a year after ordering the U.S. government to redirect water to save endangered salmon on the California-Oregon border, ...
Judge hears oral arguments in Klamath Tribes lawsuit - - Capital PressCapital Press

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