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States restrict chinook fisheries - High Country News

Fishing News - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 07:47

High Country News

States restrict chinook fisheries
High Country News
Chinook eat those small fish. Surveys off the Washington and Oregon coast in 2015 showed extremely low numbers of forage fish for chinook and coho, another salmon species that has suffered in recent years. “The whole prey base got screwed up,” says ...

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Fishing the Willamette: We should do this more often - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 21:03

Statesman Journal

Fishing the Willamette: We should do this more often
Statesman Journal
The first Chinook salmon that I caught in Oregon was on a spinner trolled in a slot next to a gravel bar about 30 yards north and about 15 yards out in the river from the boat ramp at Wallace Marine Park in West Salem. Think about it, catching a salmon ...

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Please go fishing, Washington state says after farmed Atlantic salmon escape broken net - The Seattle Times

Fishing News - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:47

The Seattle Times

Please go fishing, Washington state says after farmed Atlantic salmon escape broken net
The Seattle Times
Thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon were accidentally released into the waters between Anacortes and the San Juan Islands, and officials are asking people to catch as many as possible. Tribal fishers, concerned about native salmon populations, call the ...
What British Columbians can do in the aftermath of the Atlantic salmon farm spillDaily Hive (registration)

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Hunters, anglers may be getting more land access - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00

Hunters, anglers may be getting more land access
The Register-Guard
Zinke, a former Montana congressman and Oregon football player, said he grew up hunting and fishing on public lands with his father and grandfather. “As the steward of our public lands, one of my top priorities is to open up access wherever possible ...

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How Climate Change Canceled the Grizzly Salmon Run - The Atlantic - The Atlantic

Fishing News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:01

The Atlantic

How Climate Change Canceled the Grizzly Salmon Run - The Atlantic
The Atlantic
On an Alaskan island, one of nature's greatest spectacles is shutting down, as brown bears abandon fish in favor of a surprising alternative.
Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes ...InsideClimate News

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A foggy eclipse in Oregon: 'You can see it but it's faint' - Washington Post

Fishing News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:51

Washington Post

A foggy eclipse in Oregon: 'You can see it but it's faint'
Washington Post
Like so many people on Fishing Rock, the Washingtons are here because it's at the centerline of the path of totality. “We're about 150 feet off actually,” Perry Washington says. Perry's son Jamil is celebrating his 18th birthday today, but he isn't ...

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Culver welcomes children, families and former astronaut ahead of Monday's total eclipse. - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 18:02

OregonLive.com

Culver welcomes children, families and former astronaut ahead of Monday's total eclipse.
OregonLive.com
On Saturday, the town hosted their Crawdad Festival -- a two day eclipse campout sponsored by OSU Cascades, the High Desert Museum, Oregon Observatory and Central Oregon STEM Hub with help from the Culver School District -- which, according to the ...

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Sea urchins are the nastiest food out there - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:29

NRToday.com

Sea urchins are the nastiest food out there
NRToday.com
Despite being extremely gross to eat, sea urchins are the most valuable of the “dive fisheries” in Oregon, essentially animal species commercially harvested by divers. In fact, sea urchins rank third after dungeness crab and pink shrimp in terms of ...

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Hundreds rally in Portland in show of solidarity with Charlottesville (updates) - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:21

OregonLive.com

Hundreds rally in Portland in show of solidarity with Charlottesville (updates)
OregonLive.com
The Portland demonstration, billed as a "nonviolent rally and march," started as people took turns at a microphone set up at the Salmon Street Springs fountain while rush-hour traffic poured over bridges in the background. "This is beautiful," said ...
Thousands of 'Solidarity with Charlottesville' demonstrators march in Portlandkgw.com
Hundreds march in peaceful rally against hateKOIN.com

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Karuk Tribe seeks to list Klamath River salmon as endangered - Herald and News

Fishing News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:59

Herald and News

Karuk Tribe seeks to list Klamath River salmon as endangered
Herald and News
The Karuk Tribe's 30-day notice of intent will allow the states of California and Oregon to weigh in on the tribe's petition, Tucker said. Once the petition is filed, he said the National Marine Fisheries Service could take a year or longer to review ...

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Tribal netters to sell salmon along lower Columbia as fall season opens - The Spokesman-Review (blog)

Fishing News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:00

The Spokesman-Review (blog)

Tribal netters to sell salmon along lower Columbia as fall season opens
The Spokesman-Review (blog)
In a release, the commissions says the tribal fishery is closely monitored throughout the season and is adjusted as the run progresses to ensure that the fishery remains within the harvest limits established under the U.S. v. Oregon fisheries ...

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Neil Creek a fish magnet? It is now - Ashland Daily Tidings

Fishing News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:37

Ashland Daily Tidings

Neil Creek a fish magnet? It is now
Ashland Daily Tidings
An Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife stream survey completed last week tallied 169 juvenile coho along this stretch, where surveys dating to 2002 had found just one single infant coho there, ODFW records show. Snorkeling biologists also found 79 ...

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Salmon fishing closes Tuesday in the ocean off Columbia River - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:26

OregonLive.com

Salmon fishing closes Tuesday in the ocean off Columbia River
OregonLive.com
Ocean salmon fishing off the Columbia River mouth and southwest Washington will close Tuesday evening. Fish managers met by telephone Thursday and ordered the closure after improved coho salmon fishing this past week ate into the season's pre-set ...

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Fishing report, 8/17 - The Columbian

Fishing News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 23:38

Fishing report, 8/17
The Columbian
The salmon season at Buoy 10 continues to hum along with anglers flocking to the mark that separates the Columbia River and Pacific Ocean. The state of Oregon counted 826 boats at Buoy 10 this past weekend. Anglers averaged 2.24 chinook and 0.19 ...

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Ocean salmon quota nearly used off Columbia River mouth - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:19

OregonLive.com

Ocean salmon quota nearly used off Columbia River mouth
OregonLive.com
Eric Schindler, ocean sampling manager for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said it won't be possible to use uncaught quotas from any other offshore fishery. Some unused fish were shifted from a commercial coho quota into the sport fishery ...

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Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission Looking to Fill Staff Position - SeafoodNews (subscription)

Fishing News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:50

Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission Looking to Fill Staff Position
SeafoodNews (subscription)
Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission Looking to Fill Staff Position SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - August 16, 2017 The Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission has big plans -- and to help make them happen, it's adding a ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 15, 2017 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:06

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 15, 2017
Portland Tribune
Fall Chinook are starting to cross Bonneville Dam and passage should continue to build until peak passage around mid-September. Managers are anticipating another good year and have been spot on with spring and summer salmon predictions. This will be ...

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A salmon dispute is in the way of Idaho Power relicensing its 3 big Hells Canyon dams - Idaho Statesman

Fishing News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:55

Idaho Statesman

A salmon dispute is in the way of Idaho Power relicensing its 3 big Hells Canyon dams
Idaho Statesman
Oregon has argued that the current hatchery program does not give its anglers the salmon they were promised. As a part of its water quality certification process, which Idaho Power must pass before it can get a new license, it seeks a pilot program to ...

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Angling for bones - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:15

Angling for bones
The Register-Guard
By happenstance, all seven anglers were from Oregon, and each of us had an interest in staying in a village and getting a sense of the local culture while fishing for bones. Tourism is one of Cuba's major economic engines. Before the Soviet Union ...

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Renowned Newport, Oregon, Oceanographer Bill Peterson Dies - KUOW News and Information

Fishing News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:14

KUOW News and Information

Renowned Newport, Oregon, Oceanographer Bill Peterson Dies
KUOW News and Information
A renowned Oregon ocean scientist has died. Bill Peterson, 74, helped illuminate how climate events like the El Niño affect the ocean food web, including the Northwest's salmon runs. Peterson spent much of his career working for the research arm of ...

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