ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Klamath Falls on Sept. 19th

  SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) Advisory Committee will meet in Klamath Falls on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. The meeting will occur from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Olympic Inn located at 2627 S 6th Street, Klamath Falls and is …

Public meetings in Oregon on future recreational halibut and bottomfish seasons in early August

Photo courtesy of AnglersXperience   NEWPORT, Ore.—ODFW will host a series of public meetings the week of Aug. 5 to gather input on the 2020 recreational halibut season and start discussing the 2021-2022 recreational bottomfish seasons. People who can’t attend meetings can also listen in via Webcast (details below). At the 2019 annual meeting, the …

Reduced Chinook salmon bag limit takes effect for the mouth of Nehalem Bay

TILLAMOOK, Ore.—Following conservation measures adopted last week to reduce catch limits in the Nehalem Basin itself, ODFW has implemented a temporary rule modifying catch limits for adult wild Chinook salmon in the ocean immediately off the mouth of Nehalem Bay. Effective July 1, ocean anglers fishing inside the special ocean management area (defined below) will be required …

Volunteers needed to help raise hatchery winter steelhead

  ROSEBURG, Ore – Volunteers are needed to help the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife raise hatchery winter steelhead at Barrett Creek near Winston. This project is an opportunity to work directly with fish and help produce hatchery winter steelhead for anglers. Responsibilities include fish feeding, recording data, cleaning fish holding troughs and inspecting …

Invasive Northern Pike Threaten Columbia River salmon and steelhead stocks.

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Third weekend opening planned for Columbia River spring chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam

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Dam “Spill” Expected to Boost Columbia River Salmon and Benefit Orcas

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Another brief opening planned for Columbia River spring chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam

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