Recreational crabbing closes in bays and estuaries on Oregon’s southern coast due to marine toxins

  NEWPORT, Ore – The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and ODFW closed recreational bay and estuary crabbing from eight miles north of Winchester Bay (43 degrees 47′ at Tahkenitch Creek) to the California border. Recent test results show domoic acid, a marine toxin, is above the human health closure limit. This content is available …

Oregon Offering Free Fishing days after Thanksgiving, Nov. 25-26th

  SALEM, Ore.—#OptOutside the two days after Thanksgiving and make fishing part of your plans with friends and family. Everyone can fish, clam and crab for free in Oregon on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, 2022. This content is available for subscribers only.  To get the full story about the things that really …

Sturgeon retention seasons shift to three days a week in Bonneville, The Dalles pools for 2023

  CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington modified the permanent rules for 2023 Columbia River sturgeon retention seasons upstream of Bonneville Dam during a hearing today. This content is available for subscribers only.  To get the full story about the things that really matter to Northwest anglers.     Subscribe to NWFN Today!     …

ODFW lifts fishing closure on the Sixes River Wednesday November 9th.

  GOLD BEACH, Ore – With recent significant rain on the south coast, ODFW is lifting the low flow angling closure on the Sixes River beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9. This content is available for subscribers only.  To get the full story about the things that really matter to Northwest anglers.     Subscribe to NWFN Today! …

ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet Oct. 20th-21st in Gold Beach

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Columbia River reopens for salmon fishing at Buoy 10, above Reed Island beginning Sept. 15th

Photo Courtesey of Washington State parks   CLACKAMAS, Ore.—Salmon fishing will reopen at Buoy 10 and in the Gorge from Reed Island to Bonneville Dam beginning Sept. 15, fishery managers from Oregon and Washington decided today. Buoy 10 anglers will be allowed to retain hatchery coho beginning Thursday, Sept. 15 with a daily bag limit …

More summer Chinook fishing days below Bonneville Dam and sockeye retention in Columbia starts on July 1st

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States add a couple extra days to the Columbia River Subarea Recreational Pacific halibut fishery

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Oregon Fish and Wildlife Troopers seize giant sturgeon from poachers

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