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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…

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After reeling in a rainbow trout from Cooper Creek Reservoir, 10-year-old Addisyn Brooks gave the fish a kiss. It was the first fish she ever caught and she said it was an awesome experience.

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Student and adult anglers alike are gearing up to catch fish during the 26th annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby starting Wednesday.

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The 25th Annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby raised more than $101,000 for projects involving fishery enhancement, restoration and education in the Umpqua River basin. Over the past 25 years, the derby has contributed more than $1.42 million in matching funds toward hundreds of fishery p…

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Howdy everyone! Summer’s officially here and with it have come the summer winds. As the temperatures heat up inland and all that hot air rises, our cooler air from the ocean is pulled in to replace it. This means some pretty strong winds here locally but it also means we are a lot cooler tha…

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Drifting along the sparkling Umpqua River, campers with the 25th annual Camp Millennium caught small mouth bass as a bald eagle flew overhead in the clear blue sky. They watched as an osprey dipped down toward the rapids to snatch a fish nearby, and relaxed in the sun to the sound of flowing water.

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Wearing a fly fishers vest and a baseball cap decorated with fly ties, Jim Moore cast a line in the Tyee area of the Umpqua River with hopes of catching a bass. He was one of about 20 veterans and volunteers who came out to a fly fishing event this weekend thanks to the Roseburg District Bur…