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Free-Fishing weekend approaches in Oregon - OregonLive.com

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 18:05

OregonLive.com

Free-Fishing weekend approaches in Oregon
OregonLive.com
Oregon's traditional Free-Fishing weekend is coming up June 2-3. No licenses, tags, endorsements or special permits are required to fish, dig clams or catch crabs on either Saturday or Sunday. However, anglers, diggers and crabbers must obey all other ...
Miller: Free fishing weekend brought out the sultan of snarkStatesman Journal

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Rule changes could re-open some areas to fishing for rockfish - Monterey County Herald

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 15:59

Rule changes could re-open some areas to fishing for rockfish
Monterey County Herald
The Rockfish Conservation Area is a “strip of sea” that stretches from Canada to Mexico, Griffin said. It encompasses the area off of Washington, Oregon, and California that lies 100 to 150 fathoms (600 to 900 feet) deep: prime rockfish habitat. But ...

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Congress must act — again — to save salmon from hungry sea lions ... - Seattle Times

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 15:14

Seattle Times

Congress must act — again — to save salmon from hungry sea lions ...
Seattle Times
The problem with sea lions gorging on threatened fish has moved far beyond the Ballard Locks. Congress must take action to protect species along the ...
Columbia River spring chinook sport fishery reopened | My ...My Columbia Basin
Siuslaw News | Chinook fishing re-opens on ColumbiaSiuslaw News

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Youngsters' fishing day in Gresham offers tackle and trout ... - OregonLive.com

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:44

OregonLive.com

Youngsters' fishing day in Gresham offers tackle and trout ...
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open for fishing to youths and adults with disability angling permits.

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Southern Oregon tribes sue feds over endangered sucker fish - OregonLive.com

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:50

OregonLive.com

Southern Oregon tribes sue feds over endangered sucker fish
OregonLive.com
The Klamath Tribes of southern Oregon are suing federal water managers over low water levels in Upper Klamath Lake, which the suit alleges put two endangered species of fish at risk of extinction. The suit, filed Thursday in federal court, names the ...

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Southern Oregon Tribe Sues To Protect 2 Endangered Fish - OPB News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 17:28

OPB News

Southern Oregon Tribe Sues To Protect 2 Endangered Fish
OPB News
A Southern Oregon tribe is accusing federal water managers of failing to keep Upper Klamath Lake full enough to ensure the continued survival of two endangered species of sucker fish that its people once depended on for subsistence. The Klamath Tribes ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - May 24, 2018 - Portland Tribune

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 07:37

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - May 24, 2018
Portland Tribune
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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The Oregon Coast reigns supreme as a tourist destination - KVAL

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:30

KVAL

The Oregon Coast reigns supreme as a tourist destination
KVAL
Now we have a little marine life center where you can tickle a fish if you want to. It's pretty wonderful." Campbell has lived along the South Coast for decades, enjoying the view of Coos Bay and the Charleston Marina from her backyard. Most days, you ...

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Columbia River spring chinook sport fishery re-opened - Access Washington

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:12

Columbia River spring chinook sport fishery re-opened
Access Washington
... Open for boat and bank fishing from the Tongue Point/Rocky Point line to Beacon Rock, plus bank angling only from Beacon Rock upstream to the Bonneville Dam deadline. The legal upstream boat boundary is defined as: A deadline marker on the Oregon ...
Hunting & Fishing Report: Hay Now – Everybody's Looking for a Free MealCentralia Chronicle

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Students in Coos Bay get 'live science' experience with Salmon release - KCBY.com 11

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:00

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Students in Coos Bay get 'live science' experience with Salmon release
KCBY.com 11
"In a week or two, they'll go out into the bay, eventually into the ocean," said Gary Vonderohe, of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. "Go up towards Alaska and Canada, and in roughly 3-5 years, we'll see these fish returning back as adults.".

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Health advisory issued for Detroit Lake due to blue-green algae, toxins - KPTV.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:48

KPTV.com

Health advisory issued for Detroit Lake due to blue-green algae, toxins
KPTV.com
Oregon health officials recommend those who choose to eat fish from waters where algae blooms are present remove all fat, skin and organs before cooking, as toxins are more likely to collect in those tissues. Fillets should also be rinsed with clean water.
State issues algae health alert for Detroit LakeKTVZ

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Spring chinook fishing to reopen on Columbia River - OregonLive.com

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:19

OregonLive.com

Spring chinook fishing to reopen on Columbia River
OregonLive.com
Spring chinook salmon fishing will reopen Friday on the Columbia River from Tongue Point, near Astoria, to the Oregon/Washington border. Biologists from both states approved the reopening in a telephone meeting Wednesday, saying a lower run prediction ...

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Memory. Foam. Memorial Day in Depoe Bay. - Oregon Coast Today

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:14

Oregon Coast Today

Memory. Foam. Memorial Day in Depoe Bay.
Oregon Coast Today
This Memorial Day marks the 73rd year of a heartfelt tradition in the small fishing village of Depoe Bay — the Fleet of Flowers — when hundreds of visitors and locals alike pay tribute to those lost, or buried, at sea. The ceremony was launched to ...

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Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire - Salmon Arm Observer

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:10

Salmon Arm Observer

Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire
Salmon Arm Observer
A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that ...
Teen who started Oregon fire ordered to pay $37 millionTreehugger
Judge orders Eagle Creek fire starter to pay over $36M, acknowledges teen can't pay full sumOregonLive.com
Eagle Creek Fire teen ordered to pay $36 millionKOIN.com
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Place 13 of 52: On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms - New York Times

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:00

New York Times

Place 13 of 52: On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms
New York Times
“They say the river has eyes, and it does,” said my guide, Howard Binney, a 59-year-old retired firefighter who started fishing Southern Oregon's Rogue River “system,” as he calls it, with his grandfather when he was 12. “I've seen bear cross the river ...

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Fishing: Astoria team reels in a title - Daily Astorian

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:49

Daily Astorian

Fishing: Astoria team reels in a title
Daily Astorian
Astoria High School proved to have the best fishermen in the state May 12 at The Dalles, during the second and final leg of the Student Angler Federation's Oregon State Bass Fishing Championship. Leo Matthews and Michael Postlewait won the 2018 state ...

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Teen who started Oregon fire ordered to pay $37 million - Treehugger

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:36

Treehugger

Teen who started Oregon fire ordered to pay $37 million
Treehugger
The fire was destructive and disruptive. In addition to all of the forest that was burned, at one point 153 hikers were trapped and unable to get back to civilization; salmon fisheries were forced to release their fish early; buildings were threatened ...

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Columbia River spring chinook salmon run prediction downgraded - OregonLive.com

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:26

OregonLive.com

Columbia River spring chinook salmon run prediction downgraded
OregonLive.com
The upriver Columbia spring chinook salmon run has been downgraded by nearly 30 percent. ... Columbia River salmon biologists have downgraded the pre-season spring chinook salmon prediction for the upper Columbia from 166,700 to 116,500 fish.

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Lake of the Woods hosts free fishing event - Herald and News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 00:05

The Record-Courier

Lake of the Woods hosts free fishing event
Herald and News
LAKE OF THE WOODS — The Oregon free fishing special event is Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lake of the Woods resport. The resort will have Smokey Bear present with a contingent from the Forest Service, a volunteer group of Boy Scouts who ...
Family fishing memories last a lifetimeThe Record-Courier

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Silverton's free fishing day June 2 - Statesman Journal

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:08

Statesman Journal

Silverton's free fishing day June 2
Statesman Journal
Silverton Reservoir's annual free fishing day is Saturday, June 2, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Sponsored by local charities, and the City of Silverton and Oregon Fish & Wildlife, the day is stocked with ways to make fishing accessible to everyone ...

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