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Boaters face fee hikes; but not hunters and anglers from next Legislature - OregonLive.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 18:00

OregonLive.com

Boaters face fee hikes; but not hunters and anglers from next Legislature
OregonLive.com
No fee increases are on tap for anglers and hunters, but the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife also has a long list of proposals, including one to make the Columbia River Endorsement fee permanent. Owners of registered boats may be asked for a 33 ...

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Oregon's prehistoric fish making a comeback - KGW.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:11

KGW.com

Oregon's prehistoric fish making a comeback
KGW.com
Kelly Dirksen dives into a hole at the bottom of Willamette Falls, under the shadow of abandoned industrial buildings on the Willamette River just outside Portland. Within seconds he re-emerges, with a slimy, writhing prehistoric creature in each hand.

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Oregon Seafood Commodity Commissions Get New Members - SeafoodNews

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:16

SeafoodNews

Oregon Seafood Commodity Commissions Get New Members
SeafoodNews
Oregon Seafood Commodity Commissions Get New Members SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - July 13, 2018 Oregon's four seafood commodity commissions will have some new faces this year. The Oregon Albacore, Salmon, ...

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After slow-paced 2017 season, albacore trollers hope landings pick up - National Fisherman

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:03

National Fisherman

After slow-paced 2017 season, albacore trollers hope landings pick up
National Fisherman
As of May 28, real-time water temperature readings offshore of southern Oregon hovered around 3 degrees cooler than the historical average, according to data from NOAA, while readings from northern Oregon and Washington remained up to 5 degrees ...

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Health Advisory For Lake Billy Chinook To Include Whole Lake - Patch.com

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:18

Patch.com

Health Advisory For Lake Billy Chinook To Include Whole Lake
Patch.com
Oregon health officials recommend that those who choose to eat fish from waters where cyanobacteria (harmful algae) blooms are present remove all fat, skin and organs before cooking, as toxins are more likely to collect in these tissues. Fillets should ...

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Fishing report, July 12 - The Columbian

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:10

Fishing report, July 12
The Columbian
The Columbia River from the Astoria-Megler Bridge upstream to the Oregon-Washington border is open to fishing for summer steelhead, sockeye and Chinook jacks. Shad fishing is still good in the tailraces below Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day and ...

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Boat survey counts anglers and fish - Siuslaw News

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:35

Siuslaw News

Boat survey counts anglers and fish
Siuslaw News
July 11, 2018 — The mission of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is to protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations. This includes direct responsibility for ...

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Predators roam central Oregon, but chances of attack are slim - OregonLive.com

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:10

OregonLive.com

Predators roam central Oregon, but chances of attack are slim
OregonLive.com
But what are the odds of an attack by these predators? Chances are slim, said Jim Akenson, the conservation director at the Oregon Hunters Association and a retired research biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Yet when encounters ...
Predators roam Central Oregon, but slim chance for attackStatesman Journal

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Wildfire Updates: Containment Grows On County, Pawnee Fires; State Of Emergency Declared In San Diego County - Capital Public Radio News

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 20:11

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wildfire Updates: Containment Grows On County, Pawnee Fires; State Of Emergency Declared In San Diego County
Capital Public Radio News
(AP) — California officials say they are temporarily closing a hatchery and two other public areas because of their proximity to a deadly blaze near the Oregon state line. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says the Iron Gate Fish Hatchery ...
California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western USBloomington Pantagraph
At least one dead as Klamathon Fire tops 9600 acres, remains state of emergencyThe San Luis Obispo Tribune

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Reel Deal: Ocean fishing swells as wind begins to die down - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 20:04

Curry Coastal Pilot

Reel Deal: Ocean fishing swells as wind begins to die down
Curry Coastal Pilot
Oregon anglers have also caught some Pacific halibut throughout the week, though the big fish seem to be a little bit more popular target in California, where the season reopened on July 1 after a 15-day closure to the fishery. Richcreek said he has ...

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Miller: It pays to be properly clad for shad - Statesman Journal

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:47

Statesman Journal

Miller: It pays to be properly clad for shad
Statesman Journal
OK, so I drive to Clackamette Park in Oregon City on Monday to fish for shad. The inspiration for the road trip was that the counts at the fish ladder at Bonneville Dam recorded 226,854 shad swimming upriver on June 25, 163,669 on June 26, and 214,056 ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 5, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:10

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - July 5, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
It's still a bit early for albacore tuna but anglers are anxious. Trollers out of Garibaldi reported a few about 35 miles out of port caught on swim baits in 61 degree water. Catches were robust along the southern Oregon coast last week so fish should ...
To protect salmon in the Columbia, will we have to kill more sea lions?Sacramento Bee

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Sea lion activity puts tribal fishing traditions at risk - Portland Tribune

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 00:07

Portland Tribune

Sea lion activity puts tribal fishing traditions at risk
Portland Tribune
Dirksen, the Grand Ronde Fish & Wildlife Program manager, was among those who pushed for the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Commission's vote to restore ceremonial fishing rights at the falls, and the fruits of that labor were evident as he stood ...

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Fish On! - The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:45

The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)

Fish On!
The Source Weekly (press release) (blog)
To get a sense of how the fish are biting, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife posts weekly trout stocking on its website at myodfw.com. South Twin delivers fishing and camping in style—and seeing your 6-year-old's face as he reels in trout ...

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Whale strandings off Washington, Oregon highest in decades - The Daily Herald

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 15:02

Whale strandings off Washington, Oregon highest in decades
The Daily Herald
A second issue plaguing grays and humpbacks this year is entanglement, which has been trending upward, said Kristin Wilkinson, regional stranding coordinator for Washington and Oregon for NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Division West Coast ...

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Oregon trimming down hunting regulations for 2019 - Hunting - - Blue Mountain Eagle

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:55

Blue Mountain Eagle

Oregon trimming down hunting regulations for 2019 - Hunting -
Blue Mountain Eagle
ODFW hosting meeting in Mt. Vernon July 10. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold its annual public meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. July 10 at the ...

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Whale strandings off Washington-Oregon coast highest in nearly 2 ... - The Spokesman-Review

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:06

The Spokesman-Review

Whale strandings off Washington-Oregon coast highest in nearly 2 ...
The Spokesman-Review
Sixteen gray and humpback whales have been reported stranded off Washington and Oregon since April 3, the largest number in nearly two decades.

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Whale strandings off Washington-Oregon coast highest in nearly 2 decades - The Seattle Times

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:30

The Seattle Times

Whale strandings off Washington-Oregon coast highest in nearly 2 decades
The Seattle Times
A second issue plaguing grays and humpbacks this year is entanglement, which has been trending upward, said Kristin Wilkinson, regional stranding coordinator for Washington and Oregon for NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Division West Coast ...

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ENFORCEMENT AT SEA: Coast Guard issues violations - The News Guard

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:07

The News Guard

ENFORCEMENT AT SEA: Coast Guard issues violations
The News Guard
People fishing off the Oregon Coast need to follow the law, according to the Coast Guard. That message follows law enforcement action by the a Coast Guard cutter crew who issued a violation to commercial fishermen caught catching salmon outside of the ...

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US Coast Guard issues violation to commercial fishermen off the coast of Oregon - KIRO Seattle

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 18:55

KIRO Seattle

US Coast Guard issues violation to commercial fishermen off the coast of Oregon
KIRO Seattle
NEWPORT, Ore. - A U.S. Coast Guard cutter crew issued a violation to commercial fisherman 20 miles off the coast of Newport, Oregon, on Sunday after the group caught salmon outside of the fishing season. "A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter ...

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