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Washington farmers: Seals thwart salmon recovery - Capital Press

Fishing News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:18

Capital Press

Washington farmers: Seals thwart salmon recovery
Capital Press
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission estimates that California sea lions ate more than 8,900 salmon near Bonneville Dam in 2016. With NOAA approval, almost 200 sea lions have been euthanized in the river since 2008, the Oregon Department ...

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House passes bill to cull predatory Columbia River sea lions - Capital Press

Fishing News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 05:51

Capital Press

House passes bill to cull predatory Columbia River sea lions
Capital Press
The U.S. House passed a bill Tuesday that would permit Northwest states and tribes to kill predatory sea lions feasting on vulnerable salmon and steelhead runs in the Columbia River and its tributaries. Introduced by Oregon Democrat Kurt Schrader and ...

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Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia River - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:26

OregonLive.com

Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia River
OregonLive.com
Summer chinook salmon fishing on the lower Columbia River will be replaced with sockeye, beginning on Sunday. Oregon and Washington fish managers decided Thursday to close summer chinook fishing four days early because of unexpectedly low ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 28, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 08:23

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 28, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
Oregon City is still drawing interest from salmon trollers as well as shad anglers. While salmon fishing is still mediocre, shad catches remain fairly robust. This fishery will fade as well, but anglers upstream will continue to target summer steelhead ...
Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia RiverOregonLive.com

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Congress takes a shot at sea lions - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 08:34

Daily Astorian

Congress takes a shot at sea lions
Daily Astorian
Both Oregon and Washington state have been using non-lethal methods to try and deter salmon predation. Tribal members use firecracker explosions to haze the animals away from the Bonneville Dam. At Willamette Falls, Oregon Department of Fish and ...
Bill allowing lethal removal of sea lions passesThe Columbian

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House votes to curb salmon eaters | Northwest | lmtribune.com - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Fishing News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 00:14

Lewiston Morning Tribune

House votes to curb salmon eaters | Northwest | lmtribune.com
Lewiston Morning Tribune
A bill to expand the authority of Northwest fisheries agencies to help struggling native species in the lower Columbia and Willamette rivers by killing sea lions…

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Salmon Are Booming in Oregon's Rogue River. Dam Removal May Be Why. - News Deeply

Fishing News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 00:10

News Deeply

Salmon Are Booming in Oregon's Rogue River. Dam Removal May Be Why.
News Deeply
This year, he says, most of the Chinook salmon he's catching are likely from the Rogue River, where the state of Oregon and conservation groups have worked for years on one of the nation's largest dam removal programs. “From everything we normally see, ...

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US House passes Herrera Beutler bill authorizing lethal sea lion removal - Longview Daily News

Fishing News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 17:51

Longview Daily News

US House passes Herrera Beutler bill authorizing lethal sea lion removal
Longview Daily News
The bill, co-sponsored by Southwest Washington Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler and Oregon Democrat Kurt Schrader, authorizes the “lethal removal” of California and Steller sea lions that prey on Chinook and steelhead salmon in the Columbia River.

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House votes to expand Oregon authority to kill predatory sea lions - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:00

OregonLive.com

House votes to expand Oregon authority to kill predatory sea lions
OregonLive.com
The situation is bad at Bonneville Dam. At Willamette Falls in Oregon City, it's even worse. Sea lion predation is just one factor contributing to the decline of 13 salmon species listed under the Endangered Species Act on the Columbia and its tributaries.

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Rockfish limit will drop to four daily on July 1 - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:26

OregonLive.com

Rockfish limit will drop to four daily on July 1
OregonLive.com
Rockfish daily bag limits along the Oregon Coast will drop from five to four, beginning Sunday. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife ordered the reduction Tuesday, saying it's necessary to avoid a repeat of 2017's September shutdown. The ...

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Oregon Health Authority: High levels of an algae toxin bloom found in Upper Klamath Lake - KTVL

Fishing News - Mon, 06/25/2018 - 14:10

KTVL

Oregon Health Authority: High levels of an algae toxin bloom found in Upper Klamath Lake
KTVL
The Oregon Health Authority has re-issued a recreational use health advisory for Upper Klamath Lake, saying there is presence of a high level of a cyanobacteria bloom. OHA says the advisory was originally issued on June 15th, when sampling data ... OHA ...

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Mississippi State pitching disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Fishing News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 06:14

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State pitching disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch
Jackson Clarion Ledger
... disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch. CLOSE. Mackenzie Salmon reports from Omaha and the College World Series as Mississippi State faces a do-or-die game against Oregon State on Saturday Mackenzie Salmon, Mississippi Clarion Ledger.

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Sea lion removal bill makes headway - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Fishing News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 00:04

Sea lion removal bill makes headway
Lewiston Morning Tribune
A sea lion bites down on a spring chinook along the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam in early May. Legislation that would make it easier for fisheries managers to kill sea lions preying on salmon, steelhead and other species is picking up speed.

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Reel Deal: Salmon still biting as the wind begins to die down - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fishing News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:05

Reel Deal: Salmon still biting as the wind begins to die down
Curry Coastal Pilot
High winds have, at times made, ocean fishing difficult on the Wild Rivers Coast over the last couple weeks, but when conditions are favorable anglers have been catching lots of ocean salmon on both sides of the California-Oregon Border. Meanwhile ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 21, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:46

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 21, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
Bob Rees is a sixth generation Oregonian and a 20-year veteran fishing guide of Oregon's Northwest region. Bob Rees' column, The Guide's Forecast, has been a trusted fishing resource for over 16 years and will appear in the Thursday edition of the ...

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Extended family: The ties that bind through fishing - Herald and News

Fishing News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:15

Herald and News

Extended family: The ties that bind through fishing
Herald and News
If you are a subscriber, simply log in or Subscribe now! Ovgard family. The author, left, his brother Gabe Ovgard, Chance Salutregui, Rylee Salutregui, JB Salutregui, Aspyn Salutregui, and Jace Salutregui on a group fishing charter out of Newport, Oregon.

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Kids Free Fishing Day enjoyed by 43 youths - Blue Mountain Eagle

Fishing News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 23:59

Blue Mountain Eagle

Kids Free Fishing Day enjoyed by 43 youths
Blue Mountain Eagle
... of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon with contributions from the Malheur National Forest, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Oregon State Police, North Fork John Day Watershed Council and South Fork John Day Watershed Council.

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Rescued Oregon family simply unprepared for adventure, RCMP say - Salmon Arm Observer

Fishing News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 19:04

Salmon Arm Observer

Rescued Oregon family simply unprepared for adventure, RCMP say
Salmon Arm Observer
The circumstances leading to the disappearance and rescue of an Oregon family in the backwoods of northern B.C. can be boiled down to poor planning, RCMP said. In a news release on Thursday, Dease Lake Mounties said the parents were simply ...
Dease Lake RCMP Investigate Mysterious Disappearance of Oregon FamilyCFTKTV
Missing Oregon family found after possibly getting lost on purposeTerrace Standard

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Head to Oregon's mountains lakes for excellent trout fishing - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 15:18

Statesman Journal

Head to Oregon's mountains lakes for excellent trout fishing
Statesman Journal
For those looking to get off the road, check out this website that lists the hundreds of lakes stocked for backcountry anglers: https://myodfw.com/articles/stocking-oregons-high-lakes. Typically, the fish stocked are brook, rainbow and cutthroat trout.

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