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Sharks have been a major disruption for fishermen off the Outer Banks this year - Virginian-Pilot

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 09:03

Virginian-Pilot

Sharks have been a major disruption for fishermen off the Outer Banks this year
Virginian-Pilot
Captains could bring in their boats with the tuna limit by midmorning if not for sharks gobbling the catch, said Carey Foster, mate on the Smoker, also docked at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. “The last couple of weeks, they've been horrible,” he said.

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Walleye bite in the Columbia River Gorge is strongest in years - OregonLive.com

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:03

OregonLive.com

Walleye bite in the Columbia River Gorge is strongest in years
OregonLive.com
In a final feature for the paper (more on that in a moment), Thomas, The Columbian's outdoor writer, said he and a neighbor abandoned this year's elusive spring chinook fishery for the gorge "Once the creel checks from the Oregon Department of Fish and ...

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Plan for salmon backfires as predator birds flee | Local | Eugene ... - The Register-Guard

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:54

Plan for salmon backfires as predator birds flee | Local | Eugene ...
The Register-Guard
ASTORIA — A plan to protect young salmon by killing double-crested cormorants on an island in the Columbia River has backfired after the birds fled the area ...

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Editor's roundup - Oregon Business (blog)

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:04

Oregon Business (blog)

Editor's roundup
Oregon Business (blog)
The halibut season is off to a strong start, but Oregon's salmon fisheries are not, according to the Newport News Times. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have followed up on a request by Gov. Kate Brown to seek federal disaster funds. Warm waters and ...

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Plan to Protect Salmon Backfires as Predator Birds Flee - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:33

Plan to Protect Salmon Backfires as Predator Birds Flee
U.S. News & World Report
... lethal control activity being conducted by the federal agencies are acting in a cumulative manner to put pressure on this colony," Bob Sallinger, conservation director for the Audubon Society of Portland, wrote in a letter to the U.S. Fish and ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 22, 2017 - Portland Tribune

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:53

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 22, 2017
Portland Tribune
Also productive, boaters and bank anglers working the Oregon City area saw a nice bump in catches this week. Cooler weather and a late surge of salmon contributed to the success. It's likely to remain good for another few weeks since water conditions ...

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Four arrested in Gresham homicide outside elementary school - KATU

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:22

Four arrested in Gresham homicide outside elementary school
KATU
"It's not about me wanting to see sea lions get killed, it's that I want to see salmon preserved." From December to June, sea lions camp out at the Falls, hunting protected steelhead and sturgeon as they return from the sea to spawn. The Oregon ...

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C. Oregon fishing season looks good, thanks to snowy winter - KTVZ

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:12

KTVZ

C. Oregon fishing season looks good, thanks to snowy winter
KTVZ
BEND, Ore. - High snowpack levels are having a ripple effect across our state. In Central Oregon, it means later controlled burns, higher grass levels, a longer ski season and longer trail access. But mostly, it means more water. According to Brett ...
Oregon rivers see historically low counts of steelhead fishCapital Press

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Oregon Rivers See Historically Low Counts of Steelhead Fish ... - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:03

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Oregon Rivers See Historically Low Counts of Steelhead Fish ...
U.S. News & World Report
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Fisheries managers say steelhead fish in Santiam and Willamette rivers in northwestern Oregon have hit low levels not seen in over 40 ...
Oregon rivers see historically low counts of steelhead fish - WRAL.comWRAL.com
Steelhead Runs Plummet To Historically Low Levels On Santiam ...OPB News

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Oregon rivers see historically low counts of steelhead fish - WRAL.com - WRAL.com

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:01

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Oregon rivers see historically low counts of steelhead fish - WRAL.com
WRAL.com
Steelhead fish in Santiam and Willamette rivers in northwestern Oregon have hit low levels not seen in over 40 years, fisheries managers said.
Steelhead Runs Plummet To Historically Low Levels On Santiam ...OPB News

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West Coast senators join call for salmon disaster declaration | Local ... - Coos Bay World

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:16

Coos Bay World

West Coast senators join call for salmon disaster declaration | Local ...
Coos Bay World
OREGON COAST — Some Oregon and California U.S. senators are asking for a federal salmon fishery disaster declaration to support economic recovery in ...

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Protecting Rivers, Salmon From Suction Dredge Mining - Sierra Sun Times

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 05:56

Oregon Governor Signs Bill Protecting Rivers, Salmon From Suction Dredge Mining
Sierra Sun Times
The Suction Dredge Reform bill protects Oregon's rivers and the communities that rely on them by prohibiting suction dredge mining in essential salmonid habitat. It makes permanent Oregon's temporary moratorium in areas that are crucial for several ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 15, 2017 - Pamplin Media Group

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 21:20

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 15, 2017
Pamplin Media Group
Portland/Metro - Although the Willamette has now opened up for salmon fishing 7 days per week, catches remain fair-at-best for trollers working the Oregon City area and the lower reaches around Fred's Marina and St. Johns. Late running spring Chinook ...

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Pamplin Media Group - Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 15, 2017 - Portland Tribune

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 20:49

Portland Tribune

Pamplin Media Group - Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 15, 2017
Portland Tribune
Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 15, 2017, Local Sports, Portland local Sports, Breaking Sports alerts for Portland city.

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Oregon controlled hunt results are available online or by telephone - OregonLive.com

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:56

OregonLive.com

Oregon controlled hunt results are available online or by telephone
OregonLive.com
Faced with a precipitous drop in summer steelhead, Oregon and Washington will sharply reduce summer and fall steelhead bag limits when the sport-fishing season reopens Friday on the Columbia River. Returns forecast at 63,100 summer Chinook, 130,700 ...

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Fishing for rockfish and lingcod hot on Oregon Coast - Statesman Journal

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 17:18

Statesman Journal

Fishing for rockfish and lingcod hot on Oregon Coast
Statesman Journal
If fishing conditions on Oregon's lakes and rivers have you down, consider heading to the coast and targeting rockfish, lingcod and surf perch. State officials said anglers are catching limits of the coastal fish in Newport and Depoe Bay's jetties and ...

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Brown signs bill protecting salmon habitat from river mining ... - OregonLive.com

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:16

OregonLive.com

Brown signs bill protecting salmon habitat from river mining ...
OregonLive.com
Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Wednesday that protects thousands of miles of critical salmon habitat across much of western Oregon from suction dredge mining.
Oregon Governor Signs Bill Protecting Rivers, Salmon From Suction ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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Crabbing on the Oregon Coast With Chef Aaron Bedard, Monday, 10 am - Eater Portland

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 11:32

Eater Portland

Crabbing on the Oregon Coast With Chef Aaron Bedard, Monday, 10 am
Eater Portland
There's no fresher crab than the one just pulled from the bay. Executive chef Aaron Bedard has worked at The Stephanie Inn in Cannon Beach for more than a decade, and that means over 3,650 days he could have spent crabbing (Bedard even takes the ...

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Anglers Flock to Brief Sturgeon Season on Columbia River | Oregon ... - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:46

Anglers Flock to Brief Sturgeon Season on Columbia River | Oregon ...
U.S. News & World Report
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — What fights like a salmon, looks like a shark and has the dense meat of a chicken?

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