Oregon Fishing News

Parasite identified in wormy coho salmon caught last week - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:54

OregonLive.com

Parasite identified in wormy coho salmon caught last week
OregonLive.com
Gerald Jones, acting senior fish health specialist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife in Corvallis, said the roundworms in a salmon caught by a friend of Billy Harrison of Troutdale aren't "exceedingly rare, but the level of infection was ...

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Join in the solar-lunacy Aug. 21, or go fishing, or both - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:43

Newsweek

Join in the solar-lunacy Aug. 21, or go fishing, or both
Statesman Journal
The Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun over a narrow ribbon of Oregon is forecast to bring traffic gridlock, packed hotels/motels and campgrounds, pumped dry gas stations and store shelves denuded of snacks and, ahem, beverages by tourists as the Beaver ...
Safety | Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - NASA Eclipse 2017Safety | Total Solar Eclipse 2017

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New logging rule allows continued harm to streams (Guest opinion) - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:01

OregonLive.com

New logging rule allows continued harm to streams (Guest opinion)
OregonLive.com
Too little, too late is the name of the game when it comes to protecting streams from harmful forestry practices in Oregon. On July 1, a new rule that pushes clearcut logging on private forestlands farther from the edge of streams that support salmon ...

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When the dogwood blooms, it's time for shad - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 00:01

The Register-Guard

When the dogwood blooms, it's time for shad
The Register-Guard
... but think about shad fishing when the pink dogwood blooms. Gary Lewis is the host of Frontier Unlimited TV and author of Fishing Central Oregon, Fishing Mount Hood Country, Hunting Oregon and other titles. Contact Gary at www.GaryLewisOutdoors.com.

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Dam in Eastern Oregon being removed for fish passage - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:55

Dam in Eastern Oregon being removed for fish passage
Daily Astorian
PENDLETON — Work has started to remove a dam in Eastern Oregon that blocks salmon, steelhead and lamprey. The effort to remove the Dillon Diversion Dam on the Umatilla River outside of Echo started earlier this month, the East Oregonian reported.

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Eastern Oregon dam being removed to help salmon, steelhead and ... - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 00:43

OPB News

Eastern Oregon dam being removed to help salmon, steelhead and ...
The Register-Guard
PENDLETON — Work has started to remove a dam in Eastern Oregon that blocks salmon, steelhead and lamprey. The effort to remove the 200-foot-long Dillon ...
Crews Begin Removing Eastern Oregon's Dillon Diversion Dam - OPBOPB News

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Coastal Casts: California yellowtail makes surprise appearance off Oregon coast - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 20:32

NRToday.com

Coastal Casts: California yellowtail makes surprise appearance off Oregon coast
NRToday.com
With the warm tuna water out there this time of year we always see cool stuff that we normally don't see and today's topic is one of these critters. A customer brought in a California yellowtail that he caught about 45 miles west while tuna fishing the ...

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E. Oregon dam being removed to improve fish passage - kgw.com

Fishing News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:03

kgw.com

E. Oregon dam being removed to improve fish passage
kgw.com
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Work has started to remove a dam in eastern Oregon that blocks salmon, steelhead and lamprey. The effort to remove the Dillon Diversion Dam on the Umatilla River outside of Echo started earlier this month, the East Oregonian ...

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E. Oregon Dam Being Removed to Improve Fish Passage - U.S. News & World Report

Fishing News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:05

E. Oregon Dam Being Removed to Improve Fish Passage
U.S. News & World Report
Bill Duke, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, said fish ladders on either side of dam don't always work properly, and the dam was considered a significant problem for native salmon and steelhead. "Fall chinook and ...

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As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity - NPR

Fishing News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 02:01

NPR

As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity
NPR
NPR reporters are returning to their hometowns this summer to find out how they've changed – from job prospects to schools and how people see their community and the country. Once home to thriving timber and fishing industries, Gold Beach, Oregon now ...

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Oregon fisheries returning to normal; well, except for a walleye WHERE!? - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:01

OregonLive.com

Oregon fisheries returning to normal; well, except for a walleye WHERE!?
OregonLive.com
"We're not off to a very good start," said John North, a biologist on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Columbia River management team. Summer steelhead returns into the Columbia basin are expected to be only a fraction of average - so low, ...

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Salmon, other fish sometimes carry parasites; fish are still safe to eat when cooked - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:30

OregonLive.com

Salmon, other fish sometimes carry parasites; fish are still safe to eat when cooked
OregonLive.com
The catch Wednesday of a worm-infested salmon off the southwest Washington coast raised some eyebrows on Facebook but isn't a particular cause for alarm, say Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife fish health specialists. "This was an unusually intense ...

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Sharks sighted along Oregon coast, police issue warning - KPIC News

Fishing News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:21

KPIC News

Sharks sighted along Oregon coast, police issue warning
KPIC News
Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife fisheries biologist Lynn Mattes told KATU shark sightings are not uncommon on the Oregon Coast, nor is she surprised. "Sharks are going to follow food," Mattes said. "This time of the year salmon are moving inshore. You ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 20, 2017 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:51

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 20, 2017
Pamplin Media Group
Portland/Metro - Willamette River salmon fishing has finally slowed, along with passage at Bonneville Dam. Passage at Willamette Falls has been steady, and it appears as if the run is coming in as predicted, around 40,000 returning adults. The ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 20, 2017 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:51

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 20, 2017
Pamplin Media Group
SUBMITTED - With ocean salmon fishing still slow, these two anglers targeted lingcod and came Portland/Metro - Willamette River salmon fishing has finally slowed, along with passage at Bonneville Dam. Passage at Willamette Falls has been steady, and it ...

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Rescuers free humpback snagged by fishing anchors - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:07

The Register-Guard

Rescuers free humpback snagged by fishing anchors
The Register-Guard
This undated photo provided by NOAA shows a humpback whale entangled in fishing line, ropes, buoys and anchors in the Pacific Ocean off Crescent City, Calif. Rescuers freed the badly tangled humpback whale Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after it had struggled ...
Humpback whale freed off California coast, entanglement numbers on the riseKTVU San Francisco

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Shark sightings by Cannon Beach: 'You'll see them ... near shore as they follow salmon' - KATU

Fishing News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:21

Northwest Public Radio

Shark sightings by Cannon Beach: 'You'll see them ... near shore as they follow salmon'
KATU
Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife fisheries biologist Lynn Mattes told KATU shark sightings are not uncommon on the Oregon Coast, nor is she surprised. "Sharks are going to follow food," Mattes said. "This time of the year salmon are moving inshore. You ...
Sharks Sighted On Oregon Coast (Calm Down, It's Normal ...Northwest Public Radio
Sharks!My Columbia Basin

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Bill keeps current salmon protection in place - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:46

Bill keeps current salmon protection in place
The Register-Guard
The Register-Guard editorial board managed to miss the point entirely in its recent over-reaction to new bipartisan federal legislation affecting Oregon and the Northwest (“A Damming Proposal,” July 13, 2017). The point of the bill, introduced in June ...

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The Oregon Coast Ain't Like California. That's Why We Love It. - Willamette Week

Fishing News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:19

Willamette Week

The Oregon Coast Ain't Like California. That's Why We Love It.
Willamette Week
A place where most of the people you interact with aren't paid to be nice to you, where you'll drink next to fishermen who've seen things amazing and terrible, and who've lost friends fishing for the tuna made into sushi for folks in the Pearl. A place ...

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NW crabbers working to save whales - Chinook Observer

Fishing News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:57

Chinook Observer

NW crabbers working to save whales
Chinook Observer
Last year, 71 whales tangled with U.S. fishing gear off the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington, as well as neighboring countries — the highest annual total for the West Coast since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began ...

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