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Coos Bay, other coast estuaries focus fall salmon efforts - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 18:03

OregonLive.com

Coos Bay, other coast estuaries focus fall salmon efforts
OregonLive.com
As Buoy 10 winds down, and especially with boating, highway and boat ramp closures due to fire, the fleet's attention and superstitions now turn to the relatively smoke-free Oregon Coast, where fall salmon runs have begun. Our first target was the ...

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Fishing Report: Friday, Sept. 8 - Mail Tribune

Fishing News - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:01

Fishing Report: Friday, Sept. 8
Mail Tribune
The South Coast halibut season is open through Oct. 31, and some very nice fish have been caught when the weather cooperates. Also, the near-shore halibut season resumes Sunday off the central Oregon coast. Canary rockfish are part of the 2017 ...

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Oregon town tires of wild turkey troubles: 'We're never going to get rid of all of them' - KTVL

Fishing News - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:22

KTVL

Oregon town tires of wild turkey troubles: 'We're never going to get rid of all of them'
KTVL
Pilot Rock City Council has asked the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for recommendations on how it should handle a flock of wild turkeys that have been ruining residents' gardens and leaving behind droppings. (E.J. Harris/The East Oregonian via ...

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California, Oregon wildfires cause haze around Phoenix area - AZCentral.com

Fishing News - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 19:02

AZCentral.com

California, Oregon wildfires cause haze around Phoenix area
AZCentral.com
More than a dozen wildfires are burning throughout California, with additional fires also burning in Oregon. One of the closest fires to Arizona is the La Tuna Fire in Los Angeles, less than 400 miles away from Phoenix. The La Tuna blaze had scorched ...

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Oregon albacore fishery seeing very low harvests - Undercurrent News

Fishing News - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:25

Undercurrent News

Oregon albacore fishery seeing very low harvests
Undercurrent News
Albacore harvesters based in Oregon are having one of the worst years on record for the species, catching several fewer millions pounds of the fish compared to 2016, the Daily Astorian reports. State statistics show that in July 2016, fishermen landed ...

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Oregon, US Army Corps of Engineers Sign Agreements for Five Salmon Hatcheries - SeafoodNews (subscription)

Fishing News - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:50

Oregon, US Army Corps of Engineers Sign Agreements for Five Salmon Hatcheries
SeafoodNews (subscription)
COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - September 7, 2017 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued two contracts recently to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for the operation of five hatcheries and the production of salmon and steelhead to ...

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'Herman The Sturgeon' Survives Eagle Creek Wildfire . News | OPB - OPB News

Fishing News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 19:18

OPB News

'Herman The Sturgeon' Survives Eagle Creek Wildfire . News | OPB
OPB News
The Eagle Creek Fire has burned more than 30,000 acres in the Columbia River Gorge, torching trees and threatening homes. The fire forced the Oregon ...

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600000 Salmon Released Early Because Of Eagle Creek Fire - OPB News

Fishing News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 15:34

OPB News

600000 Salmon Released Early Because Of Eagle Creek Fire
OPB News
... like extreme freezing temperatures in Eastern Oregon. He wasn't sure if a fire has ever threatened hatcheries like this. “In this case, it was an on-the-spot emergency decision. The thought was that if we don't get the fish out they're going to die ...
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Wildfires Rage Across the American West - The Atlantic

Fishing News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:42

Wildfires Rage Across the American West
The Atlantic
An S-64E Sikorsky Skycrane firefighting helicopter flies past firefighters on a smoky ridge during the La Tuna fire near Burbank, California, on September 3, 2017. At nearly 6,000 acres, the fire is the biggest fire in terms of acreage in Los Angeles ...

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Tough time for tuna fishermen Albacore catch dwindles along the coast - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 08:37

Daily Astorian

Tough time for tuna fishermen Albacore catch dwindles along the coast
Daily Astorian
“The fishermen are bringing in very little or no income for their families,” said Oregon Albacore Commission executive director Nancy Fitzpatrick. The slow fishing has meant freezer boats are staying out longer to find the fish and fill their hold ...

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Eagle Creek Fire prompts Oregon fish release - KATU

Fishing News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:48

KATU

Eagle Creek Fire prompts Oregon fish release
KATU
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon fisheries managers have released thousands of hatchery salmon months early in response to a large wildfire raging in the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday it released the fish ...
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Fishing Report, Sept. 5 - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 21:29

Fishing Report, Sept. 5
NRToday.com
Many private lands (and some public) are closed due to high fire danger, firefighting and fire suppression resources stretched thin. Oregon Department of Forestry has a helpful map of current fire restrictions. Oregon Department of Forestry and OFIC ...

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The Latest: Coast Guard closes Columbia River due to fire - Washington Post

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 20:56

Washington Post

The Latest: Coast Guard closes Columbia River due to fire
Washington Post
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday it released the fish into the Columbia River to reduce demands on water and equipment. Workers released about 600,000 tule fall Chinook salmon Tuesday and four ponds of fall Chinook salmon ...

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The Latest: Fire prompts Oregon fish release - ABC News

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 17:21

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The Latest: Fire prompts Oregon fish release
ABC News
Oregon fisheries managers have released thousands of hatchery salmon months early in response to a large wildfire raging in the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday it released the fish into the Columbia River ...
Three hatcheries evacuated due to Eagle Creek Fire; 600000 salmon released earlyKPTV.com
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Eagle Creek fire: Ash-filled hatcheries force early release of 600000 salmon - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 17:16

OregonLive.com

Eagle Creek fire: Ash-filled hatcheries force early release of 600000 salmon
OregonLive.com
The raging Eagle Creek fire forced Oregon fish officials to release more than 600,000 hatchery salmon on Tuesday, some were dumped six months earlier than expected. Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife had to evacuate the 26 employees at the three ...
Three hatcheries evacuated due to Eagle Creek Fire; 600000 salmon released earlyKPTV.com
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A full-scale salmon party - Oregon Coast Today

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:45

Oregon Coast Today

A full-scale salmon party
Oregon Coast Today
On Sunday, Sept. 10, the Westwind camp and wilderness area just north of Lincoln City will honor Oregon's most iconic fish with “Welcome the Salmon Home,” a community event to celebrate the late summer and fall salmon run. Located at the mouth of the ...

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Coast Guard closes Columbia River due to fire - NBC Montana

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:35

NBC Montana

Coast Guard closes Columbia River due to fire
NBC Montana
Oregon fisheries managers have released thousands of hatchery salmon months early in response to a large wildfire raging in the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Tuesday it released the fish into the Columbia River ...

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IN PHOTOS: Devastating wildfires rage across California, Oregon - Globalnews.ca

Fishing News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:49

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IN PHOTOS: Devastating wildfires rage across California, Oregon
Globalnews.ca
Wildfires, driven by high winds and soaring temperatures continue to rage across California and in Oregon. Fire officials said crews had contained the La Tuna Fire, the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history, after it consumed over 2,800 hectares and ...
Fires rage through West with emergency declared in LA, as rare heat wave bakes San FranciscoChicago Tribune

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Dozens of Forest Fires Burn in Oregon, Casting Pall of Smoke - U.S. News & World Report

Fishing News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 18:35

U.S. News & World Report

Dozens of Forest Fires Burn in Oregon, Casting Pall of Smoke
U.S. News & World Report
On the northern end of the state, a fire in the Columbia River Gorge that separates Oregon from Washington state caused ashes to drift onto the town of Cascade Locks. A stretch of Interstate 84 that runs by the town was closed because of the fire, the ...

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Fires, smoke ravage Golden State from LA to Oregon border - Sacramento Bee

Fishing News - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 16:38

Sacramento Bee

Fires, smoke ravage Golden State from LA to Oregon border
Sacramento Bee
There was some positive news Monday for a couple of fires, the Ponderosa Fire in Butte County and the La Tuna Fire in Los Angeles County. Fire officials lifted all evacuation orders and warnings at Ponderosa Fire, as well as opening roads that had been ...
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