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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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We can't survive more cuts to Alaska king-salmon quota - The Seattle Times

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:21

The Seattle Times

We can't survive more cuts to Alaska king-salmon quota
The Seattle Times
In 1985, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, U.S. Tribes, Canada and Alaska came together to create the Pacific Salmon Treaty, an agreement that did its best to portion out these fish that care so little for borders. Alaskans catch Chinook bound for British ...

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Oregon Marine Board seeks higher boat fees - Albany Times Union

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:25

Albany Times Union

Oregon Marine Board seeks higher boat fees
Albany Times Union
FILE - In this May 5, 2011, file photo, fishermen in motorboats form a "hog line" during the Spring Chinook Salmon run on the Willamette River in Oregon City, Ore. The Oregon State Marine Board plans to ask the Legislature to increase registration fees ...

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Salmon and sea lions both deserve life - OregonLive.com

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 14:01

OregonLive.com

Salmon and sea lions both deserve life
OregonLive.com
The bill gives wildlife managers greater authority to kill sea lions in Oregon waters in an effort to protect salmon species. I am aware of salmon's danger of extinction, but I ask that we not move to such a violent solution. Even the phrasing of the ...

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Reel Deal: River fishing picks up as water warms - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 20:16

Curry Coastal Pilot

Reel Deal: River fishing picks up as water warms
Curry Coastal Pilot
Up in Oregon, salmon have been in close to the harbor for a couple weeks. That still seems to be the case, with at least three salmon caught on Friday between the bell and the whistle in Brookings. Chinook have been a little slower to come to shore in ...
Good news for Rogue River salmonKTVL
Man visiting 58 Oregon rivers for law's anniversaryThe Seattle Times
Man visiting all Oregon rivers for law's anniversaryAlbany Times Union

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Good news for Rogue River salmon - KTVL

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 18:54

KTVL

Good news for Rogue River salmon
KTVL
"Right now the trend in this area of the West, from central California up into northern Oregon is that salmon runs are down and the great thing about the Rogue is that the runs are actually up," McCarthy says. That's in part due to the removal of ...
Reel Deal: River fishing picks up as water warmsCurry Coastal Pilot
Man visiting all Oregon rivers for law's anniversarySFGate

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Washington farmers: Seals thwart salmon recovery - Capital Press

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:18

Capital Press

Washington farmers: Seals thwart salmon recovery
Capital Press
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission estimates that California sea lions ate more than 8,900 salmon near Bonneville Dam in 2016. With NOAA approval, almost 200 sea lions have been euthanized in the river since 2008, the Oregon Department ...

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House passes bill to cull predatory Columbia River sea lions - Capital Press

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 05:51

Capital Press

House passes bill to cull predatory Columbia River sea lions
Capital Press
The U.S. House passed a bill Tuesday that would permit Northwest states and tribes to kill predatory sea lions feasting on vulnerable salmon and steelhead runs in the Columbia River and its tributaries. Introduced by Oregon Democrat Kurt Schrader and ...

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Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia River - OregonLive.com

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:26

OregonLive.com

Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia River
OregonLive.com
Summer chinook salmon fishing on the lower Columbia River will be replaced with sockeye, beginning on Sunday. Oregon and Washington fish managers decided Thursday to close summer chinook fishing four days early because of unexpectedly low ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 28, 2018 - Pamplin Media Group

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 08:23

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Fishing Forecast - June 28, 2018
Pamplin Media Group
Oregon City is still drawing interest from salmon trollers as well as shad anglers. While salmon fishing is still mediocre, shad catches remain fairly robust. This fishery will fade as well, but anglers upstream will continue to target summer steelhead ...
Chinook salmon fishing closes early in lower Columbia RiverOregonLive.com

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Congress takes a shot at sea lions - Daily Astorian

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 08:34

Daily Astorian

Congress takes a shot at sea lions
Daily Astorian
Both Oregon and Washington state have been using non-lethal methods to try and deter salmon predation. Tribal members use firecracker explosions to haze the animals away from the Bonneville Dam. At Willamette Falls, Oregon Department of Fish and ...
Bill allowing lethal removal of sea lions passesThe Columbian

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House votes to curb salmon eaters | Northwest | lmtribune.com - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 00:14

Lewiston Morning Tribune

House votes to curb salmon eaters | Northwest | lmtribune.com
Lewiston Morning Tribune
A bill to expand the authority of Northwest fisheries agencies to help struggling native species in the lower Columbia and Willamette rivers by killing sea lions…

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Salmon Are Booming in Oregon's Rogue River. Dam Removal May Be Why. - News Deeply

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 00:10

News Deeply

Salmon Are Booming in Oregon's Rogue River. Dam Removal May Be Why.
News Deeply
This year, he says, most of the Chinook salmon he's catching are likely from the Rogue River, where the state of Oregon and conservation groups have worked for years on one of the nation's largest dam removal programs. “From everything we normally see, ...

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US House passes Herrera Beutler bill authorizing lethal sea lion removal - Longview Daily News

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 17:51

Longview Daily News

US House passes Herrera Beutler bill authorizing lethal sea lion removal
Longview Daily News
The bill, co-sponsored by Southwest Washington Republican Jaime Herrera Beutler and Oregon Democrat Kurt Schrader, authorizes the “lethal removal” of California and Steller sea lions that prey on Chinook and steelhead salmon in the Columbia River.

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House votes to expand Oregon authority to kill predatory sea lions - OregonLive.com

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:00

OregonLive.com

House votes to expand Oregon authority to kill predatory sea lions
OregonLive.com
The situation is bad at Bonneville Dam. At Willamette Falls in Oregon City, it's even worse. Sea lion predation is just one factor contributing to the decline of 13 salmon species listed under the Endangered Species Act on the Columbia and its tributaries.

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Rockfish limit will drop to four daily on July 1 - OregonLive.com

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 11:26

OregonLive.com

Rockfish limit will drop to four daily on July 1
OregonLive.com
Rockfish daily bag limits along the Oregon Coast will drop from five to four, beginning Sunday. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife ordered the reduction Tuesday, saying it's necessary to avoid a repeat of 2017's September shutdown. The ...

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Oregon Health Authority: High levels of an algae toxin bloom found in Upper Klamath Lake - KTVL

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 14:10

KTVL

Oregon Health Authority: High levels of an algae toxin bloom found in Upper Klamath Lake
KTVL
The Oregon Health Authority has re-issued a recreational use health advisory for Upper Klamath Lake, saying there is presence of a high level of a cyanobacteria bloom. OHA says the advisory was originally issued on June 15th, when sampling data ... OHA ...

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Mississippi State pitching disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 06:14

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State pitching disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch
Jackson Clarion Ledger
... disappoints in loss to Oregon State: Watch. CLOSE. Mackenzie Salmon reports from Omaha and the College World Series as Mississippi State faces a do-or-die game against Oregon State on Saturday Mackenzie Salmon, Mississippi Clarion Ledger.

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Sea lion removal bill makes headway - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 00:04

Sea lion removal bill makes headway
Lewiston Morning Tribune
A sea lion bites down on a spring chinook along the Columbia River near Bonneville Dam in early May. Legislation that would make it easier for fisheries managers to kill sea lions preying on salmon, steelhead and other species is picking up speed.

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Reel Deal: Salmon still biting as the wind begins to die down - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:05

Reel Deal: Salmon still biting as the wind begins to die down
Curry Coastal Pilot
High winds have, at times made, ocean fishing difficult on the Wild Rivers Coast over the last couple weeks, but when conditions are favorable anglers have been catching lots of ocean salmon on both sides of the California-Oregon Border. Meanwhile ...

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