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  • Spring Chinook run may be bad
  • According to researchers from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ocean conditions were historically bad in the spring of 2015, when migrating yearling fish that will comprise the bulk of this spring’s adult ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 3/24/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • Salem-area lakes being stocked in March
  • Here are a few ideas for angling from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s recreation report. This network of ponds north of Salem has been stocked with rainbow trout every week for the past five weeks. In addition to trout, warmwater species ...
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 3/22/2017 11:56:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife cites Winston man in black tail deer poaching case
  • The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division executed a search warrant Sunday morning in Winston, ending a year and a half long investigation into the unlawful take of blacktail deer. Troopers from Roseburg and Albany seized three sets of trophy ...
  • NR today
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  • 3/22/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Fish for free throughout Oregon April 22-23
  • Anglers and would-be anglers can enjoy a weekend of free fishing on April 22 and 23. On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing weekend — as well .
  • Thesiuslaw News
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  • 3/22/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Take the Family Fishing in Oregon in 2017
  • ODFW free fishing events make it easy, especially for mom & dad! The whole family is invited to participate in most of ODFW’s family fishing events. Here, volunteer instructor Jack Morby shares tips with members of the Nazareth family at a 2014 event at ..
  • Salem-News
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  • 3/22/2017 12:45:00 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting
  • New rules for fishing on the lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington. CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted unanimously to curtail gillnet fish harvests, altering an earlier decision that was ..
  • pamplinmediagroup.com
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  • 3/21/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting
  • New rules for fishing on the lower Columbia River still diverge from those of neighboring Washington. CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted unanimously to curtail gillnet fish harvests, altering an earlier decision that was ..
  • pamplinmedia.com
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  • 3/21/2017 10:47:00 AM
  • Sure, you can carp about Olympic fishing
  • Gary Lewis is the host of “Frontier Unlimited” TV and author of “Fishing Central Oregon,” “Fishing Mount Hood Country,” “Hunting Oregon” and other titles. Contact Gary at www.GaryLewis Outdoors.com.
  • Register-Guard
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  • 3/21/2017 7:58:00 AM
  • Pete Heley: Fishing news is mostly good
  • Kudos to the Washington Fish Commission for refusing to agree with the earlier vote of the Oregon Commission. Even better, the portion of salmon allotted to sport anglers was increased. Newspapers and various online fishing forums are giving this subject .
  • The World
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  • 3/21/2017 12:04:00 AM
  • Tag Archives: OSP FISH AND WILDLIFE DIVIISION TROOPERS BLACKTAIL DEER
  • The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division executed a search warrant early Sunday morning, concluding a year and half long investigation into the unlawful take of several black tail deer. Oregon State Police Troopers from the Albany and Roseburg ..
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 3/20/2017 7:24:00 PM
  • ODFW free fishing days coming up April 22-23
  • On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing weekend – as well as to two other free fishing holidays Nov. 25 and 26 and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 ...
  • KTVZ.com
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  • 3/20/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Free fishing days in Oregon slated April 22-23
  • SALEM, Ore. — Anglers and would-be anglers can enjoy a weekend of free fishing on April 22-23. On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing ...
  • Union-Bulletin
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  • 3/19/2017 6:11:00 PM
  • ODFW offers 8 free fishing days in 2017
  • Families in Oregon will get the chance to introduce their kids to fishing for free this year. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the dates of the free fishing days, the first two being April 22 and 23, when anglers can fish, crab and clam for
  • NR today
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  • 3/19/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Fishpeople Rocks the Boat with New Wildly Delicious Seafood Kits
  • The Kit flavors were developed in the kitchen alongside Portland, Oregon chefs and contain no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. "We hear from consumers time and again that cooking fish can be intimidating, so we created these Kits to take the ..
  • 24-7pressrelease.com
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  • 3/19/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • ODFW offers free fishing events, tips
  • The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) invites Oregon families to come fishing at one of 28 free Family Fishing events scheduled throughout the state this spring and summer. The season will kick off April 1, at Canby Pond and events will ...
  • Thesiuslaw News
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  • 3/18/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Nuclear Engineer: Fukushima Meltdown Could Last 250,000+ Years
  • If you love to eat fish this next item may be a bummer, because it is being reported that radiation from Fukushima was recently found in salmon off the coast of Oregon… Fish contaminated by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan have been ...
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  • 3/18/2017 4:40:00 AM
  • Flooding limits access to NE Oregon fishing destination
  • TROY, Ore. (AP) — All roads into the popular steelhead fishing destination of Troy, Oregon, are impassable or nearly so. The Observer newspaper reports (https://is.gd/Mp89rl) the Grande Ronde River flooded its banks below Troy and the low areas on the ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 3/17/2017 3:42:00 PM
  • Pacific Council Chooses Options for Salmon Season
  • Fisheries south of Cape Falcon (in northern Oregon) are limited by the need to protect Klamath River fall Chinook, and south of Point Arena (in northern California), they are also affected by the need to protect Sacramento River winter Chinook. Returns of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/17/2017 8:01:00 AM
  • Oregon: Free Fishing Days April 22-23
  • SALEM, Ore. – Anglers and would-be anglers can enjoy a weekend of free fishing on April 22 and 23. On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/17/2017 8:01:00 AM
  • Murky water challenges anglers
  • Angler checks by the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife: Lower Columbia — Downstream of Puget Island, 15 boaters with one spring chinook kept two bank rods with no catch. (WDFW) Cathlamet, 11 boaters and two bank rods ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 3/17/2017 6:28:00 AM
  • State cobia regulations to be set in late May
  • Offshore: Bishop Fishing Supply reports big bluefin tuna continue to be caught when boats can get out of Oregon Inlet. Tautog are active on the coastal wrecks whenever there is some calm weather. Overall, anglers have hunkered down waiting out the blow.
  • Daily Press
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  • 3/16/2017 10:57:00 PM
  • Fishing report 3/16
  • Angler checks by the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife: Lower Columbia — Downstream of Puget Island, 15 boaters with one spring chinook kept two bank rods with no catch. (WDFW) Cathlamet, 11 boaters and two bank rods ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/16/2017 1:24:00 PM
  • Ocean salmon fishing options unveiled
  • Ocean salmon fishing season this summer off the Washington and northern Oregon coasts likely will be similar or slightly better than in 2016. The Pacific Fishery Management Council on Monday in Vancouver adopted three options for ocean seasons. Following a
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/16/2017 1:24:00 PM
  • Take the Family Fishing Event April 1 at Canby, Oregon
  • SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites Oregon families to come fishing at one of 28 free Family Fishing events scheduled throughout the state this spring and summer. The season will kick off April 1 (no joke) at Canby Pond and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Sturgeon Season Closes On Parts of Columbia River March 25
  • CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Recreational sturgeon seasons in Bonneville and The Dalles pools will close effective Saturday, March 25, under rules announced today by fishery managers from Oregon and Washington. The states decided to close these two sturgeon sport ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Take advantage of free fishing days April 22-23
  • On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing weekend – as well as to two other free fishing holidays Nov. 25 and 26 and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 ...
  • dfw.state.or.us
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  • 3/15/2017 7:07:00 PM
  • ODFW Rolls Out 2017 Free Fishing Day Schedule; 2 New Ones In Late April
  • On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. “April 22 is also Earth Day, and what better way for Oregonians to get outside and celebrate the natural world than by ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 3/15/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Petition call for Buckmaster's removal from fish commission
  • Kate Brown to remove Commissioner Bruce Buckmaster. Buckmaster, a Brown appointee, has served on the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission since 2015. Detractors argued at the time he was a lobbyist for the commercial gillnetting industry, a claim which ...
  • pamplinmediagroup.com
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  • 3/15/2017 5:19:00 PM
  • Take the family fishing in 2017
  • SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites Oregon families to come fishing at one of 28 free Family Fishing events scheduled throughout the state this spring and summer. The season will kick off April 1 (no joke) at Canby Pond and ...
  • dfw.state.or.us
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  • 3/14/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Petition call for Buckmaster's removal from fish commission
  • Kate Brown to remove Commissioner Bruce Buckmaster. Buckmaster, a Brown appointee, has served on the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission since 2015. Detractors argued at the time he was a lobbyist for the commercial gillnetting industry, a claim which ...
  • pamplinmedia.com
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  • 3/14/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Truckloads of tiny fish may help river and tribe
  • LOSTINE, Ore. — These speckled, rose-tinted fish haven't been spotted in this bubbling river in remote northeastern Oregon for more than 30 years — until now. But last week, the waters of the Lostine River suddenly came alive as hundreds of the 4- and ...
  • Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
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  • 3/14/2017 7:31:00 AM
  • 2 bills aim to prevent or mitigate oil-train disaster
  • (AP) — Seeking to prevent or at least mitigate an ecological disaster like an oil spill into the Columbia River, Native Americans, environmentalists and a fishing guide are speaking out in support of two bills being considered by Oregon lawmakers.
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 3/13/2017 11:13:00 PM
  • Ocean summer salmon fishing season options set with guarded optimism
  • “We also have some tule chinook impacts to deal with depending on what happens south of Cape Falcon (in Oregon coastal fisheries). In Washington it looks like the only coastal stock of concern this year is the Queets so that is good news.” On the ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 3/13/2017 7:49:00 PM
  • Central Oregon Coast salmon fishing at risk again this summer
  • The worst run forecast on record for the Klamath River's chinook salmon could close all salmon fishing along most of the Oregon Coast this summer. That's the most draconian of three season alternatives adopted Monday by the Pacific Fishery Management ...
  • OregonLive
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  • 3/13/2017 3:14:00 PM
  • Not Just A Boys' Club: Women Hooking Into Fishing Industry More Onshore
  • Commercial fishing remains a male-dominated profession in the Northwest. But research by Oregon State University and a federal agency shows evolution in women's roles in the industry. To this day in the Pacific Northwest the dangerous work of hauling in ..
  • KUOW
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  • 3/11/2017 7:32:00 AM
  • Not Just A Boys' Club: Women Hooking Into Fishing Industry More Onshore
  • Commercial fishing remains a male-dominated profession in the Northwest. But research by Oregon State University and a federal agency shows evolution in women's roles in the industry. To this day in the Pacific Northwest the dangerous work of hauling in ..
  • Northwest News Network
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  • 3/10/2017 10:52:00 PM
  • Truckloads of tiny fish hauled to river in restoration plan
  • In this Thursday, March 9, 2017 photo, a juvenile coho salmon is held by a fish biologist from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, after 500,000 smolts were released into the Lostine River in northeastern Oregon. The release is part of a project to
  • Phys
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  • 3/10/2017 5:54:00 PM
  • Freeing the fish
  • The 500,000 smolts that poured out of a hatchery truck and into the river flowing clear over a cobbled bed of rounded rocks marked the beginning of an ambitious and long recovery project between the Nez Perce Tribe and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlif
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 3/10/2017 8:10:00 AM
  • Fishing report 3/10
  • Walleye fishing continues to be good in the upper The Dalles pool and in John Day pool. Angler sampling by the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) department of Fish and Wildlife; Longview, 15 boaters and 22 bank rods with no spring chinook or steelhead.
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/10/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Oregon seeks compromise on Columbia salmon fishing reforms
  • SALEM, Ore. – The chairman of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has offered to compromise with the Washington commission over their differences regarding the Columbia River salmon reforms. Earlier this year, the two state commissions approved ...
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 3/9/2017 12:05:00 PM
  • Deschutes River will stay closed for spring chinook fishing
  • From an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife news release: THE DALLES - There will be no spring Chinook sport fishing this year on the Deschutes River. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists predict poor return of both hatchery and wild salmon
  • OregonLive
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  • 3/9/2017 10:34:00 AM
  • Oregon Fish Screening Task Force to Meet in Salem
  • Salem, Ore. - Oregon's Fish Screening Task Force will meet Thursday, March 16 at Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR 97302. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is open to the publi
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2017 7:54:00 AM
  • Oregon seeks compromise on Columbia salmon fishing reforms
  • SALEM, Ore. — The chairman of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has offered to compromise with the Washington commission over their differences regarding the Columbia River salmon reforms. Earlier this year, the two state commissions approved ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/9/2017 6:05:00 AM
  • ODFW seeks volunteers for fish passage task force
  • The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks three members, each to represent one of three stakeholder groups represented on the state's Fish Passage Task Force. Applications will be accepted through March 17. The nine volunteer members of the Fish ...
  • pamplinmedia.com
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  • 3/8/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • No Spring Chinook Season on Deschutes River (OR)
  • But according to Rod French, district fish biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, managers are predicting a very poor return of both hatchery and wild fish this season. In order to ensure that the hatchery is able to collect enough ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Forest Hills students release fish fry to Hagg Lake
  • The school's middle school students ordered 500 rainbow trout eggs from the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife and took care of them for two weeks in a classroom tank. They got to watch the eggs hatch and the baby fish take their first swims before ...
  • pamplinmedia.com
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  • 3/7/2017 10:02:00 PM
  • No spring chinook fishing this year in Deschutes River
  • THE DALLES, Ore. — There will be no spring chinook fishing season in 2017 on Oregon’s Deschutes River. Rod French, district fish biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, said very poor returns of hatchery and wild spring salmon are ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/7/2017 12:02:00 PM
  • Oregon Public Lands Would Be Conserved in New Legislation
  • Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary Act would protect approximately 100,000 acres, conserve legendary fishery and valuable riparian wildlife habitat WASHINGTON – Approximately 100,000 acres of Oregon public lands backcountry – including ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Estuaries
  • Suzanne Bonamici. "In Northwest Oregon, communities recognize the importance of protecting estuaries for environmental health, for economies that rely on fishing and tourism, and for the enjoyment of future generations. I'm proud to be the co-chair of the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • NFL Free Agency 2017: The 1 Player Each NFL Team Should Let Walk
  • The Bengals also drafted Texas A&M tackle Cedric Ogbuehi in the first round of the 2015 draft. The Bengals also drafted Oregon tackle Jake Fisher in the second round of the 2015 draft. This is all about assets. Is the team better paying Zeitler and rolling
  • Bleacher Report
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  • 3/6/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Newton Cove Resort, Esperanza Inlet, BC
  • But Suzanne and I love getting offshore. There are always fresh runs of mature salmon making their way back to rivers on Vancouver Island and in mainland B.C., Washington, and Oregon. Once guides get dialled into what the fish want to hit, the action can .
  • suncruisermedia.com
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  • 3/6/2017 8:23:00 AM
  • Iconic Oregon Public Lands Would be Conserved in New Legislation
  • WASHINGTON – Approximately 100,000 acres of Oregon public lands backcountry – including riparian wildlife habitat and a unique steelhead fishery – will be permanently conserved if legislation introduced today in Congress becomes law, announced ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/6/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Steelhead fishing ‘close to perfect’ on coastal rivers
  • Here’s a round-up of coastal streams from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s recreation report. Forecasted rains may raise the river again, which could slow fishing. However, this is a good time of year to be on the Nestucca, and there should ...
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 3/3/2017 10:39:00 PM
  • ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets in Salem
  • SALEM, Ore. - Oregon's Fish Passage Task Force will meet Friday, March 10, 2017 at the ODFW Headquarters Office at 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR 97302. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is open to the public. The agenda ...
  • dfw.state.or.us
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  • 3/3/2017 6:23:00 PM
  • Group seeks museum at Oregon's Old McKenzie Fish Hatchery location
  • LEABURG, Ore. - The Old McKenzie Fish Hatchery looks very much like it did in 1907 when it was built, said Ken Engelman, president of a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving the hatchery. The Friends of Old McKenzie Fish Hatchery have worked to maintain
  • Lewiston Tribune Online
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  • 3/3/2017 8:46:00 AM
  • Ocean conditions appear improving for salmon
  • She recently completed her doctorate from Oregon State University in Fisheries Science, focusing on how variable ocean conditions affect growth and survival of young salmon in the Northwest. Tuesday’s meeting began a six-week process that concludes with ..
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Fish Factor: Puppy Love salmon treats creating jobs in Soldovia
  • That compares to more than $904 million made by nearly 6,580 Washington-based fishermen. Harvesters from Oregon took home more than $126 million from Alaska’s fisheries and Californians pocketed nearly $28 million. That adds up to more than $1 Billion ...
  • The Cordova Times
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  • 3/3/2017 7:18:00 AM
  • The Fishing Report: Valley anglers compete in Rowdy Creek derby
  • The derby has an interesting two-day format. Contestants fish the Smith River one day and the Chetco in Oregon the next. Guides donate their services, so all proceeds go to helping fund the Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery. Clear Lake Closed … until further notic
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 3/3/2017 2:11:00 AM
  • Today in the News Media
  • That is when the hatchery turned to Oregon State University for help. The Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery believed “ocean acidification,” a byproduct of climate change, was to blame. There are two types of muscle contractions: those that happen when ...
  • oregonstate.edu
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  • 3/2/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • NMFS Roundtable for Anglers Friday, March 3 in Newport, Oregon
  • , in Newport, Oregon. This is an opportunity for invited representatives from Oregon, Washington and Northern California's recreational fishing community to meet with NMFS staff to discuss recreational fishing issues. The meeting is scheduled to run from 9
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • Fishing report 3/2
  • Last week, Washington and Oregon adopted the early portion of the lower Columbia spring salmon season. There is at least one reliable report of a spring chinook being caught from the lower Columbia, plus fish have been taken from the Kalama and Cowlitz riv
  • The Columbian
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  • 3/2/2017 6:03:00 AM
  • Oregon City Fishing Trip Turns Into Rescue Operation
  • The men were loading their boat onto a trailer when it broke away and slid into the water. When they tried to retrieve it, things went badly Two men visiting from South Dakota got more than they bargained for when they went fishing on the Clackamas River .
  • Patch
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  • 2/28/2017 8:55:00 PM
  • Loon Outdoors Names Headwaters Collective as Agency of Record
  • Loon Outdoors, based in southern Oregon's recreational playground of Ashland, specializes in fly-fishing and fly-tying accessories, with a strong regard for their product's environmental impact. "We work as hard as possible on all of our products to make .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/28/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • Sacramento River begins to clear for stripers but levels remain high
  • More than 60 steelhead were caught by 18 boats on Friday. ELKS RIVER, Port Orford, Oregon The Elk has been in good shape since last Friday. It was down to 4 feet on Sunday. Steelhead fishing has been best near the hatchery, as well as just above the RV par
  • TheSacramento Bee
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  • 2/27/2017 9:50:00 PM
  • Washington: Initial Fishing Season for Columbia River Spring Chinook
  • VANCOUVER, Wash. –-(Ammoland.com)-Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved an initial sport fishery for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River that reflects a lower projection of returning fish but a larger share of the catch .
  • Ammo Land
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  • 2/27/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • States Set Columbia River Spring Chinook Seasons
  • An angler lands a spring Chinook salmon while fishing in Portland harbor. (ODFW file photo). CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River Thursday during a joint state hearing in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2017 10:03:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Expo in Reedsport today
  • Dave Williams will do a special presentation on smallmouth bass fishing on John Day River. More than 20 fly tyers from Oregon and Washington will be present doing demonstrations and sales. To answer questions regarding Oregon lakes, personnel will be ...
  • Thesiuslaw News
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  • 2/25/2017 6:09:00 AM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • Environmental and fishing groups are suing the federal government to provide cooler habitat for migrating fish in the Columbia River system of Washington and Oregon. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Seattle against the U.S. Environmental Protectio
  • usanews.net
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  • 2/25/2017 12:01:00 AM
  • Anglers can dip for smelt in a portion of the Cowlitz on Feb. 25
  • St. Clair: The trout and bass fishing has been slow. Tanwax: The fishing results have been mixed. Columbia: Fishery managers in Washington and Oregon have agreed to allow recreational anglers fishing below Bonneville Dam to catch up to 6,905 upriver spring
  • Olympian
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  • 2/24/2017 11:13:00 PM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • SPOKANE, Wash. — Environmental and fishing groups are suing the federal government to provide cooler habitat for migrating fish in the Columbia River system of Washington and Oregon. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Seattle against the U.S ...
  • WRAL
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  • 2/24/2017 11:17:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Crazy mako a feature of Isla Mujeres trip
  • La Rosa notes that the 48 Canyon Runner has been catching giant tuna plus some yellowfins out of Oregon Inlet -- and will start running charters for those fish this week. The N.J. Marine Fishery Council meeting scheduled for March 2 has been postponed to .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/23/2017 11:57:00 PM
  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon
  • SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental and fishing groups are suing the federal government to provide cooler habitat for migrating fish in the Columbia River system of Washington and Oregon. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Seattle against the U.S ..
  • Herald and News
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  • 2/23/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • Fishing report, Feb. 23
  • Angler sampling by the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife: Cowlitz — 13 bank rods with no catch. No boat ang;ers were sampled. Lewis River (including North Fork) — closed to fishing for spring Chinook from March 1 ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 2/23/2017 7:01:00 AM
  • Women’s Role Changing in Oregon Fishing Community
  • Women are adapting to new and ever more important roles in Oregon’s commercial fishing industry, according to a new study published in the journal Marine Policy. Interviews with women and men from the Oregon coastal towns of Astoria, Garibaldi, Newport ...
  • corvallisadvocate.com
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  • 2/23/2017 1:54:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Winter steelhead reach Clackamas River
  • It could be a great week to fish winter steelhead on some of Oregon’s rivers, said officials with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. “After days of persistent high, muddy waters, many coastal rivers could be falling into shape just in time for ...
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 2/23/2017 12:01:00 AM
  • Continued buzz about mercury in fish could bolster omega-3 supplements
  • But a more recent study conducted by Oregon State University found that mean concentrations were lower in 2009-2010 compared to the 1999-2000 time frame, even though overall US women were consuming more fish. But it also noted that among the consumers who
  • Nutra Ingredients USA
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  • 2/22/2017 5:08:00 PM
  • READ BETWEEN THE WINES: Red with fish and other whimsical pairings
  • Not when your fish is a Chilean Bass with a Thai fusion sauce. I would argue an Oregon Pinot would do better justice than most whites. As for white with meat, that’s even more awkward, but not if the meat is a spicy, savory Indian dish, the go-to white ...
  • New Jersey Hills
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  • 2/22/2017 2:33:00 PM
  • Women in Oregon fishing industry have important, sometimes invisible role
  • Women have always played an important role in Oregon’s commercial fishing industry, even if they don’t actually fish or work on boats. But a new study indicates their roles are changing. The research, funded by Oregon Sea Grant and published in the ...
  • New Times
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  • 2/22/2017 6:03:00 AM
  • Reader grateful for ODFW decision on gillnet fishing
  • I was encouraged by the Jan. 24 article stating that four of seven Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife commissioners voted to reject the ban on gillnet fishing on the Lower Columbia River. In the 2012 agreement with Washington state, the Oregon part ...
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 2/20/2017 10:01:00 PM
  • Lower Columbia spring chinook season projected to last through April 6
  • Washington and Oregon officials shared the projection Wednesday with the bistate Columbia River Recreational Advisor Group in Vancouver. The states will adopt the 2017 spring chinook fishing regulations at a hearing beginning at 1 p.m. a.m. Feb. 23 at the
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 2/17/2017 5:37:00 PM
  • Cast a line at Fly Fishing Show this weekend in Lynnwood
  • There will also be a Fly Fishing Destination Theater, author’s booth for book signings and purchases, and many activities are directed at Oregon, Washington and British Columbia anglers. Guests can enter to win door prizes valued at more than $60,000 ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 2/17/2017 10:08:00 AM
  • Future of Leaburg Fish Hatchery uncertain
  • The hatchery is jointly funded by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Their Cooperative Agreement is due to expire on June 30. Now the Army Corps is deciding how to move forward with the 7 Oregon hatcheries ...
  • KVAL
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  • 2/17/2017 1:00:00 AM
  • 'Fish Tales' talk at Bandon library on Feb. 25
  • BANDON -- The Friends of the Bandon Public Library presents a free discussion titled "Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon." The event will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Sprague Room of the Bandon library, 1204 11th St .
  • The World
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  • 2/16/2017 1:48:00 PM
  • What others say: Mixing fish and politics in Oregon decision
  • In an astoundingly ignorant and heavy-handed display of putting urban political correctness ahead of rural jobs, Gov. Kate Brown last week dictated that the citizen members of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission reverse their January decision that gave
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 2/16/2017 6:12:00 AM
  • Fishing report 2/16
  • The earliest possible dipping day is Feb. 25 and that season has not been adopted. Angler sampling by the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife: Lower Columbia — Westport, Ore., to Portland, three bank rods and two boaters ..
  • The Columbian
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  • 2/16/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Rivers dropping into shape, but steelhead scarce
  • As rivers slowly drop in Northwest Oregon, fishing for winter steelhead should improve. Even so, officials said it would likely be at least Presidents' Day before fishable conditions arrive on the Willamette and North Santiam Rivers near Salem.
  • Statesman Journal
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  • 2/16/2017 1:50:00 AM
  • Kennemer: Recent ODFW vote on gillnet fishing outrageous
  • Since about 1847, we Oregonians have faced gillnet fishing on the Columbia River. The way Oregon works is that the Legislature determines the policy and our state's agencies and their commissions implement such directives. 30 years ago when I entered the .
  • pamplinmedia.com
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  • 2/15/2017 5:31:00 PM
  • Fish commission will revisit gillnet rules next month
  • The day after Gov. Kate Brown released a letter admonishing the state's fish and wildlife commission for its decision to continue to allow gillnetting in the main stem of the lower Columbia River, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Curt ...
  • pamplinmediagroup.com
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  • 2/11/2017 7:35:00 AM
  • Fish commission will revisit gillnet rules next month
  • The day after Gov. Kate Brown released a letter admonishing the state's fish and wildlife commission for its decision to continue to allow gillnetting in the main stem of the lower Columbia River, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Curt ...
  • The Portland Tribune
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  • 2/11/2017 3:49:00 AM
  • Gov. Brown Requests Oregon Fish Commission To Change Columbia Policy
  • An extraordinary letter today from Oregon Governor Kate Brown: She is requesting that the Fish and Wildlife Commission “change its decision regarding the non-tribal Lower Columbia fishery reforms.” “The current rules, as adopted on January 20th, 2017 ...
  • nwsportsmanmag.com
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  • 2/10/2017 12:40:00 AM
  • Gov. Brown to Fish and Wildlife Commission: "Not acceptable"
  • Oregon Gov. Kate Brown chastised the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Thursday, calling its recent balk at moving gill-nets off the lower Columbia River "not acceptable." The commission voted 4-3 on Jan. 20 to set aside a bi-state agreement to shift ...
  • OregonLive
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  • 2/9/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • Visit ODFW at Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show This Week
  • Join the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commissioners' reception, seminars on crabbing, clamming and controlled hunts SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invite attendees to the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show to stop by its booth in Hall .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/9/2017 8:51:00 AM
  • Fishing report 2/9
  • Angler checks from the Washington (WDFW) and Oregon (ODFW) departments of Fish and Wildlife: Lower Columbia — Westport, Ore., to Portland, 16 boaters with no spring chinook; 21 bank rods with no spring chinook. (ODFW) Mid-Columbia — Bonneville pool ...
  • The Columbian
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  • 2/9/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • Sport fishing industry in peril in Pacific Northwest
  • The one bright spot has been Columbia River fall Chinook. Unfortunately, it appears that even that fishery is under siege now that the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted to roll back the reforms that were scheduled to be implemented back on Jan
  • Olympian
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  • 2/9/2017 4:34:00 AM
  • Aquaponics: Fish Waste to Human Food
  • “Beyond the tank and bed, each system relies on the following customizable components: a solids removal area, a biofiltration system to grow helpful bacteria that break down the fish waste, a water sump and pump, and an aeration system,” Oregon State ...
  • corvallisadvocate.com
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  • 2/9/2017 1:11:00 AM
  • ODFW seeks three candidates for Fish Passage Task Force
  • The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks three members, each to represent one of three stakeholder groups represented on the state’s Fish Passage Task Force. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks three members, each to represent one of .
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 2/9/2017 1:03:00 AM
  • ODFW seeks three candidates for Fish Passage Task Force
  • SALEM – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks three members, each to represent one of three stakeholder groups represented on the state’s Fish Passage Task Force. Applications will be accepted through March 17, 2017. The nine volunteer ...
  • dfw.state.or.us
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  • 2/8/2017 7:54:00 PM
  • Fishing Report Feb. 8
  • REMINDER: The state of Oregon does not allow human-made ice holes larger than 12-inches in diameter or length. AGATE LAKE: The lake is 92 percent full and the boat ramp is open from dawn until dusk. Fishing for warmwater species is slow with cooler weather
  • NR today
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  • 2/8/2017 4:42:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Canyon Runner boats big bluefins in NC
  • Adam La Rosa reports the 48-foot Canyon Runner boated big bluefin tuna on its first trip. Capt. Deane Lambros made their first trip out of Oregon Inlet on Sunday. They fished into the dark before boating a 94-incher. They overnighted, and had a double hook
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/7/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • Fish and Game Biologist
  • FISHERIES BIOLOGIST II HR-17-105 Will assist the Nez Perce Tribe’s Fisheries Research program in monitoring and evaluating Chinook salmon and steelhead in NE Oregon, with an emphasis on assessing... (MVR) where you have been licensed to drive within the ..
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 2/7/2017 2:53:00 PM
  • 10 Best Fillet Knives For Fishing 2017 : Reviews & Buying Guide
  • Kershaw is a popular knife manufacturer for a while. Established in 1943, Portland, Oregon, Kershaw has several types of knives for different activities. Kershaw fillet knife comes in two different sizes: 7 inches and 9 inches. A lot of fisherman uses this
  • kayakbase.com
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  • 2/4/2017 12:13:00 PM
  • Grant's Getaways: Trout fishing in winter
  • It may feel like winter, but there’s no need to put the trout rod, reel and gear on the shelf because Oregon is home to trout fishing adventures 365 days of the year. Angling opportunities abound in lakes, ponds and rivers where the fishing can be red ...
  • KGW 8 Portland
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  • 2/3/2017 11:02:00 PM

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