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Howdy everyone! Shore Acres Park is in full swing here locally and if you haven’t had the chance to see the hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights that adorn the lush greenery and botanical gardens you are doing yourself a huge disservice. Grab the kids, your spouse, neighbors, strangers …

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Only a day and a half drive from Douglas County is one of the most accessible, spectacular and pristine wilderness areas in the U.S. — the Bridger Wilderness in Wyoming’s Wind River Range. Thousands of backpackers, fishermen and alpinists have already discovered this paradise for outdoor ent…

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When most anglers look to fall fishing in the Umpqua River, they think of fall Chinook salmon.

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Howdy everyone! Summer is still in full swing and we are seeing good catches of rockfish, lingcod, several nice near-shore halibut and a few salmon. The salmon being caught are few and far between overall but it’s still nice seeing some caught in the bay, including a couple off of Point Adam…

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Howdy everyone! First off, I want to apologize for not being here last week. I’m not sure what I had, but I was dizzy and wanted to throw up, which was compounded greatly whenever I would read anything. And seeing as how I kind of have to read everything I write, it just wasn’t gonna happen.

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Howdy everyone! We’ve had a good run of warm weather and sunshine lately but we’ve also had some wind mixed in which has kept us off the ocean some days.

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REEDSPORT — Day-use entrance fees will be waived at Loon Lake by the Bureau of Land Management to host a free fishing day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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Howdy everyone! Rockfish are biting, lingcod are being caught, surfperch are on the beach, clams are being dug, shad and red-tailed perch are running on the Umpqua and bass and panfish are aggressively taking lures and bait everywhere. In short, it’s my favorite time of year.

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Howdy everyone! When we can get out, the ocean continues to throw rockfish and lingcod at us. The ling have been better the further south we go and the Bandon spots are seeing a better grade than here locally. This doesn’t mean we aren’t catching ling locally, because we are.

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Howdy everyone! Summer snuck up on us lately and we have been hitting temperatures in the mid to high seventies and as soon as I am done with this article I am grabbing my little ones and heading to the beach for some surf-perch fishing!

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Howdy everyone! I hope you have weathered the weather. Boy that sounds wrong, but I’m leaving it. Rain, wind, hail, and sun all on the same day! It’s been a smorgasbord of seasons lately and I have to confess I’m enjoying it. There’s something about the shop stove throwing off heat and makin…

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Howdy everyone! We’ve had a mixed bag of weather with good days and bad, but even the bad ones are pretty tolerable lately. On the days we can get into the ocean the rockfish and lingcod have been great. With limits of rockfish easily attained we are finding ourselves throwing back tons of s…

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Umpqua Valley Flyfishers are planning to meet Thursday at the Roseburg Country Club, 5051 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg, with social time at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Greg Hutchko, a fish biologist with the Umpqua District Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, plans to…