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Ocean salmon seasons in jeopardy off southern Oregon | The ... - Seattle Times

Fishing News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:35

Statesman Journal

Ocean salmon seasons in jeopardy off southern Oregon | The ...
Seattle Times
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Ongoing problems with Sacramento River salmon survival means there likely will be very little, if any, sport and commercial salmon fishing this summer off the Southern Oregon coast. Preliminary stock assessments estimate only 229 ...
Ocean Salmon Seasons in Jeopardy off Southern OregonU.S. News & World Report
Ocean salmon seasons off Southern Oregon coast in jeopardyStatesman Journal
Southern Oregon salmon fishing in jeopardy - KEZI.comKEZI TV
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Weak Sacramento River chinook run could hurt, eliminate ocean salmon seasons - Mail Tribune

Fishing News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 01:03

Mail Tribune

Weak Sacramento River chinook run could hurt, eliminate ocean salmon seasons
Mail Tribune
Despite a huge increase expected in the number of fall chinook salmon bound for the Rogue River this fall, continued problems with Sacramento River salmon survival means there likely will be very little sport and commercial salmon fishing this summer ...

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Group calls for steelhead fishing ban to protect Idaho fish ... - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 15:50

OregonLive.com

Group calls for steelhead fishing ban to protect Idaho fish ...
OregonLive.com
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, a group of steelhead fishermen have the Clearwater River to themselves, as the make their way down river in Lewiston, Idaho. Fisheries managers should shut down steelhead fishing in the Columbia and Snake river ...

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Crab testing bill passes both Oregon houses - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fishing News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 23:16

Crab testing bill passes both Oregon houses
Curry Coastal Pilot
Senate Bill 1550, proposed by State Sen. Arnie Roblan, D-Coos Bay, and Rep. David Brock Smith, R-Port Orford, passed unanimously through the House and Senate Tuesday afternoon. The bill will allow the Oregon Department of Agriculture to shrink the ...

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Guest Opinion: Protect Southern Oregon streams - Mail Tribune

Fishing News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 19:07

Guest Opinion: Protect Southern Oregon streams
Mail Tribune
Many streams in the Rogue watershed are already impaired by warm temperatures, which support habitat for threatened populations of coho salmon. Small and medium streams that support salmon, steelhead and bull trout that would qualify for the increased ...

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Step into Nature's House of Healing - Oregon Business

Fishing News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 15:08

Oregon Business

Step into Nature's House of Healing
Oregon Business
Improving access to the outdoors will benefit not only local economies, but the health of individuals and communities as a whole. The stories of two Oregonians and their intimate relationships with Oregon's nature illustrate this connection. Chad Brown ...

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Why don't you see people-sized salmon anymore? - KTOO - KTOO

Fishing News - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 09:39

KTOO

Why don't you see people-sized salmon anymore? - KTOO
KTOO
While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.
For king salmon, a shrinking feeling - Local News - The Daily AstorianDaily Astorian

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - March 1, 2018 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 14:19

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - March 1, 2018
Portland Tribune
Anglers are taking home a few spring Chinook, mostly from the Hawthorne Bridge to Milwaukie stretch, but salmon are also being reported from the Multnomah Channel and mainstem Columbia. With most of these early returning fish destined for the ...
Study: Chinook salmon much smaller, younger these daysThe Register-Guard
Why don't you see people-sized salmon anymore?Alaska Public Radio Network
WDFW to seek public input for 5-year review of salmon policyThe Wahkiakum County Eagle

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This Is Why You Don't See People-Sized Salmon Anymore . News ... - OPB News

Fishing News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 13:53

OPB News

This Is Why You Don't See People-Sized Salmon Anymore . News ...
OPB News
While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast ...
Why don't you see people-sized salmon anymore? | KUOW News ...KUOW News and Information

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king5.com | King salmon are shrinking and orcas are partly to blame ... - KING5.com

Fishing News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 13:43

KING5.com

king5.com | King salmon are shrinking and orcas are partly to blame ...
KING5.com
Washington and Alaska suffered the most of the West Coast Chinook, losing close to 10 percent of their length. Author: KING. Published: 1:00 PM PST February 28, 2018. A new study led by the University of Washington found Chinook salmon, the largest ...
Promising forecast for Columbia River chinookThe Daily Herald
US considers protected status for wild spring ChinookNRToday.com
Hunting & Fishing Report: Putting Things in Their Place and Holding Out for SpringCentralia Chronicle
The Columbian -KUOW News and Information
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US considers protected status for Oregon chinook salmon - The Province

Fishing News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 14:12

US considers protected status for Oregon chinook salmon
The Province
In this May 4, 2011 file photo, a group of people in a large canoe head upriver into scores of fishing boats during the Spring Chinook Salmon run on the Willamette River in Oregon City, Ore. Federal officials are considering putting a once-flourishing ...

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Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from West Coast - Science Daily

Fishing News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 13:31

Science Daily

Largest Chinook salmon disappearing from West Coast
Science Daily
Chinook salmon are born in freshwater rivers and streams, then migrate to the ocean where they spend most of their lives feeding and growing to their spectacular body size. Each population's lifestyle in the ocean varies, mainly depending on where they ...
Chinook salmon are shrinking, and Alaska's killer whales may be among the culpritsGeekWire

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Oregon considers new rules for crab - Daily Astorian

Fishing News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 08:56

Daily Astorian

Oregon considers new rules for crab
Daily Astorian
As closures related to harmful marine toxins continue to plague Oregon's lucrative commercial Dungeness crab fishery, new rules are under consideration that will help state fishery managers trace crab after it is caught and respond with more ...

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Lawmakers battle over Snake River dam bill - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 01:01

The Register-Guard

Lawmakers battle over Snake River dam bill
The Register-Guard
Managers must consider salmon recovery, fisheries, irrigation, navigation, power generation, flood protection and recreation, they said. “The Columbia and Snake River system is essential to the Pacific Northwest's culture, environment and economy,” the ...

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Wild Women of the Water - The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Fishing News - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:48

Wild Women of the Water
The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)
They used to have a fly fishing class through COCC, and I just started from there and I've been fishing since then and had a lot of fun." The Wild Women don't just teach other women to fish. They also spend a lot of volunteer hours with kids in Central ...

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Block offshore drilling - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:25

Block offshore drilling
The Register-Guard
Oregon's commercial fishing industry generated an estimated total of $544 million in household income in 2016. The Oregon coast is also a large and still-growing part of Oregon's tourism industry. From 2000 and 2015, local lodging taxes collected ...

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Fishing report: Oregon steelhead season nearing peak, trout stocked in local lakes - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:39

Statesman Journal

Fishing report: Oregon steelhead season nearing peak, trout stocked in local lakes
Statesman Journal
... fishing to be surprisingly good this time of year. In Green Peter Reservoir, anglers report catching a few early kokanee this winter that already are 12 to 13 inches. These lakes were recently stocked with trout: Junction City Pond, EE Wilson Pond ...

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Satellites see big fishing's footprint on the high seas - KOIN.com

Fishing News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:10

Satellites see big fishing's footprint on the high seas
KOIN.com
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists tag sharks to see where they roam in the high seas, but until now they couldn't track the seas' biggest eater: Humans. By using ships' own emergency beacons, researchers got the first comprehensive snapshot of industrial ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - February 22, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:32

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - February 22, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
There may be some spring Chinook effort downstream of St. Helens, but bring a portable heater as the cold seems to penetrate anglers on the Columbia, and only 2 salmon have passed Bonneville Dam at this time. Most spring Chinook in the Columbia right ...
Spring Chinook fishing season set - Local News - The Daily AstorianDaily Astorian
Chinook fishing opens March 1 on Lower Columbia - Fishing -Chinook Observer
States schedule Columbia River spring Chinook seasons | Local ...Longview Daily News
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Oregon Fishing Forecast - February 22, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:32

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - February 22, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
There may be some spring Chinook effort downstream of St. Helens, but bring a portable heater as the cold seems to penetrate anglers on the Columbia, and only 2 salmon have passed Bonneville Dam at this time. Most spring Chinook in the Columbia right ...
Spring Chinook fishing season set - Local News - The Daily AstorianDaily Astorian
Chinook fishing opens March 1 on Lower Columbia - Fishing -Chinook Observer
States schedule Columbia River spring Chinook seasons | Local ...Longview Daily News
KAST 1370AM -Bend Bulletin -The Columbian
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