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Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 2, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:02

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - August 2, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
Rogue fish, grown in Young's Bay for the gillnet fleet, can easily be identified by a left ventricle fish clip. They make excellent table fare. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission decided to keep the Young's Bay Bubble closure in effect despite the ...

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Northwest tribes may soon have right to kill sea lions - Longview Daily News

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 01:32

Northwest tribes may soon have right to kill sea lions
Longview Daily News
“Pacific salmon are central to our culture, our livelihoods, and our economy in the Pacific Northwest,” Cantwell said in a statement. “Taxpayers throughout Washington, Idaho, and Oregon have made significant investments in Pacific salmon restoration ...

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Take me fishing - Herald and News

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 00:06

Take me fishing
Herald and News
Over the past 20 years, running has been the only outdoor activity more popular than fishing in the United States. With nearly 50 million anglers nationwide, anglers represent more than 15 percent of the entire U.S. population. But for Frank Peterson ...

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Bill allowing more sea lions to be killed clears key hurdle - Greenwich Time

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:49

Greenwich Time

Bill allowing more sea lions to be killed clears key hurdle
Greenwich Time
A sea lion eats a salmon in the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam in North Bonneville, Wash. Two species of fish listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act are facing a growing challenge in Oregon from hungry sea lions. The federally ...
Bill to make it easier to kill sea lions clears Senate hurdle ...OregonLive.com

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Fall salmon season kicks off with mixed forecasts - St. Helens Chronicle

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:11

St. Helens Chronicle

Fall salmon season kicks off with mixed forecasts
St. Helens Chronicle
Fall salmon season on the Columbia River opened on Wednesday, August 1 with modest forecasts and a few new regulations. A press release from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) stated that the popular Buoy 10 fishery will lead off Columbia ...

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Fishing report Aug. 2Current & Upcoming Fishing Opportunities - The Columbian

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:00

Longview Daily News

Fishing report Aug. 2Current & Upcoming Fishing Opportunities
The Columbian
Effective Wednesday, the fall salmon season opened from Buoy 10 upstream to the Oregon/Washington Border above McNary Dam (see Sport Fishing Regulations Updates page for retention details). An estimated 375,500 fall Chinook and 213,600 coho are ...
Ports report light turnout for mid-week start of Buoy 10 salmon seasonLongview Daily News

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Senate To Vote On Salmon Protection Bill Allowing Killing Of More Sea Lions - OPB News

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:24

OPB News

Senate To Vote On Salmon Protection Bill Allowing Killing Of More Sea Lions
OPB News
An authorization letter from NOAA Fisheries currently allows wildlife managers from Oregon, Idaho and Washington to trap and euthanize up to 92 California sea lions per year in the Columbia River system. Trapping and removal data posted online by the ...

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What's happening in the Woodburn area - Pamplin Media Group

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:20

Pamplin Media Group

What's happening in the Woodburn area
Pamplin Media Group
Oregon Fish and Wildlife will host this workshop in Gervais at Mid-Valley Clays. The cost is $12 per participant and is due when registering. Anyone under 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult. Register at or.outdoorcentral.us/or/license or at with a ...

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Merkley-Wyden bill allows sea lion 'lethal deterrence' - KTVZ

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 23:23

KTVZ

Merkley-Wyden bill allows sea lion 'lethal deterrence'
KTVZ
Sea lions are currently having a devastating impact on endangered salmon recovery, eating up to 25 percent of certain salmon runs, the senators said. At Willamette Falls, for example, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife research estimates that ...

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Wildfires burning near Oregon border in Washington force evacuations - KPTV.com

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13

KPTV.com

Wildfires burning near Oregon border in Washington force evacuations
KPTV.com
Firefighters Tuesday said a wildfire burning near White Salmon is under control after forcing evacuations. The Tunnel Fire broke out Tuesday afternoon and has burned through at least 15 acres, according to the Washington Department of Natural Resources.

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Where to dine and sleep on the central Oregon Coast: Gerry Frank's picks - OregonLive.com

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:01

OregonLive.com

Where to dine and sleep on the central Oregon Coast: Gerry Frank's picks
OregonLive.com
Along with what Blackfish claims is the best clam chowder on the Oregon Coast, other favorites include delicious fish and chips made with local rockfish, crispy Yaquina Bay oysters, steamed manila clams, fried calamari and the signature Blackfish burger.

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Taylor Creek Fire in Southern Oregon at 25000 acres, creeps toward iconic Rogue River - KGW.com

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:23

KGW.com

Taylor Creek Fire in Southern Oregon at 25000 acres, creeps toward iconic Rogue River
KGW.com
On the Taylor Creek Fire, much of the focus has moved to the fire's northern flank, which is around a half-mile from the Rogue River, one of Oregon's most popular rafting and fishing destinations. The river remains open, as do some river access points ...

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'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:' Port Orford's Season Of Crab And Crisis - OPB News

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 05:14

OPB News

'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:' Port Orford's Season Of Crab And Crisis
OPB News
According to the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, commercial fishermen up and down the state netted more than $65 million for this native West Coast crab in 2017. In Port Orford, a town of just over 1,100 people, that value was almost $1.5 million.

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Learn-to-fish event Aug. 4 for people with disabilities - Herald and News

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 00:07

Learn-to-fish event Aug. 4 for people with disabilities
Herald and News
The Klamath Falls Police Department and Klamath County Fire District staff are volunteering to barbecue and help with activities, along with local representatives of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bureau of Land Management.

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Napa Valley Fishing Report: Youth score fish in Oregon, Thailand - Napa Valley Register

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:59

Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley Fishing Report: Youth score fish in Oregon, Thailand
Napa Valley Register
Just look at that squeeze little Krue Cooper is putting on his fish. At just 5 years old, Krue – already a serious angler – and his family were fishing at Delintment Lake in eastern Oregon. Thanks to Thomas and Sonya Kern, my good neighbors, and Krue's ...

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ODFW prohibits fishing in tributaries from Scottsburg Bridge to River Forks boat ramp - NRToday.com

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 13:18

NRToday.com

ODFW prohibits fishing in tributaries from Scottsburg Bridge to River Forks boat ramp
NRToday.com
“We believe the closure is needed to help protect our native fish that use these areas of cooler water,” said Greg Huchko, fisheries biologist for the Umpqua District of the ODFW. “Salmon and steelhead begin to have a tough time when water temperatures ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 26, 2018 - Portland Tribune

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 07:34

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 26, 2018
Portland Tribune
The mainstem Columbia at Bonneville Dam is still passing better than 1,000 fish per day, but the bite remains challenging for those fishing the warm waters of the river. The Columbia River Gorge is often the best reach to intercept steelhead this time ...

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New Youth Fishing Pond Opens Near Metolius - KBND

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:25

KBND

New Youth Fishing Pond Opens Near Metolius
KBND
CAMP SHERMAN, OR -- Central Oregon's newest youth fishing pond opens Wednesday. Jennifer Luke, with Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife, says Metolius Pond is at the site of an old fish hatchery that hadn't been used since the 1960s. "We had ...

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Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge, star of 'Wicked Tuna,' dead at 28 - KPTV.com

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 19:11

KPTV.com

Nicholas 'Duffy' Fudge, star of 'Wicked Tuna,' dead at 28
KPTV.com
(CNN) -- Nicholas S. "Duffy" Fudge, a cast member on National Geographic Channel's reality series about commercial tuna fisherman called "Wicked Tuna," died last week at age 28. National Geographic confirmed Fudge's death Monday in statement saying ...

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Coast Guard evacuates passenger from charter fishing boat off Oregon Coast - KCBY.com 11

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:26

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Coast Guard evacuates passenger from charter fishing boat off Oregon Coast
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WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew evacuated a 28-year-old man from a charter fishing boat 45 miles off the northern Oregon Coast on Sunday afternoon. The captain of the vessel Ultra called the Coast Guard for help around 12:20 p.m. ...

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