SALEM —The Fish and Wildlife Commission denied a petition to prohibit the retention of wild winter steelhead in rivers throughout the Southwest Zone via temporary rule in a split vote Friday, voting 4-2 against the measure.
The last time the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife closed off harvest of wild spring Chinook salmon was ...
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Commercial and recreational razor clamming has been closed along all of Oregon's coastline because of elevates levels of domoic acid, a marine biotoxin.
The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season will be delayed until at least Dec. 31 along the entire Oregon coast, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a press release on Friday.
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider a petition to prohibit the retention of wild winter steelhead on all rivers in the Southwestern Zone next month at its Jan. 17 meeting in Salem.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has given Oregonians an outdoor opportunity to burn off any excess calories this holiday weekend.
Anglers and others interested in salmon and steelhead production in the Umpqua Basin are invited to meet Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife fish biologist Evan Leonetti at 6 p.m. Tuesday at North Forty Beer Company, 435 SE Jackson St., in Roseburg.
Over 30 fly fish tiers from across the Pacific Northwest will come together Saturday for the 11th annual North Umpqua Fly Fishing-Tying Festival.
Free Fishing Weekend comes to Oregon again this weekend, giving would-be anglers a chance to test the proverbial angling waters without purchasing a fishing license.
Two bills — one signed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown earlier this month (HB 2829), and one recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 3742) — offer the most significant opportunities to fund fish and wildlife conservation in a century.
The following is a full list of Douglas County and southern Lane County fishing areas as compiled by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Please consult the organization’s website, www.myodfw.com, for state rules and regulations.
Twenty environmental groups are calling on Oregon to protect imperiled coho salmon with more restrictions on logging and roadbuilding in coastal forests.
Howdy everyone! I hope y’all aren’t flooded out and drifting down river. The rains just keep coming and coming and it seems like the wind and waves on the ocean are part of the package deal. In my eight short years here as owner of Basin Tackle I have noticed how we get what I call the April…