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December 2013
 
12-30-13 New ODFW Wildlife Area Stakeholder Committee to meet in Charleston on Jan. 7
12-27-13 Waterfowl hunting at Flight’s End property on Sauvie Island opens Jan. 1, 2014
12-26-13 ODFW seeks candidates for Commercial Fishery Permit Board
12-26-13 Group to discuss Columbia River chinook harvest, allocation at Jan. 3 meeting
12-26-13 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Salem on Jan. 9
12-22-13 Bill Moore of Unity recognized with Riley Freeman Award
12-20-13 ODFW seeks comments on two proposed fish passage exemptions in Lincoln and Marion counties
12-17-13 Owls and other wildlife dying from rodent bait
12-16-13 Learn how to hunt with ODFW Outdoors: Workshops in Monmouth, Maupin in January and February
12-13-13 Keep your dog safe this trapping season
12-12-13 States set winter sturgeon season in Bonneville Pool
12-11-13 End of an era as pronghorn from Umatilla Chemical Depot are relocated
12-10-13 ODFW releases 2014 Winter Steelhead Guide
12-06-13 New fishing rules for Cape Perpetua and Cascade Head marine reserves begin Jan. 1
12-06-13 Groundfish seasons set
12-06-13 Cougar hunting closes in Zone A (Coast/North Cascades)
12-05-13 Commercial Dungeness crab season opens Dec. 16
12-03-13 Cougar hunting could close early in Coast/North Cascades region
12-03-13 Commission meets Dec. 6 in Portland to set groundfish regulations
12-02-13 Delight outdoor enthusiasts with gifts that last all year
12-02-13 OHRC Advisory Committee to meet Dec. 9 in Adair
 
November 2013
 
11-22-13 2014 fishing regulation booklet includes incorrect price for senior citizen license
11-22-13 Commercial Dungeness crab season delayed
11-22-13 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations now available
11-21-13 ODFW considers stocking changes on Hosmer Lake
11-21-13 New population of non-native trout could slow recovery of native cutthroat in McDermitt Creek
11-18-13 Family archery workshop Dec. 27 at The Hoop in Salem
11-18-13 ODFW seeks comment on proposals to waive fish passage on Malheur and Powder rivers
11-18-13 Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Announces Art Contest Winners
11-18-13 $25 penalty for hunters who failed to report deer and elk tags begins Dec. 1
11-14-13 Anglers invited to comment on 2014 Bonneville Pool sturgeon season
11-12-13 ODFW Wildlife Area Stakeholder Committee to Meet in Coquille
11-07-13 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to consider passage waivers for Baker County and Malheur Basin projects
11-05-13 ODFW seeks comment on fish passage exemption for proposed dam on Needy Creek
11-01-13 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Coos Bay
 
October 2013
 
10-31-13 Sturgeon retention closes in The Dalles pool Nov. 12
10-30-13 Biologists revisit McDermitt Creek to remove non-native trout
10-30-13 Chetco River opens Nov. 2 with harvest restrictions
10-29-13 Morgan Lake closes to fishing Nov. 1
10-28-13 Two ODFW employees injured in helicopter accident
10-25-13 It’s Halloween: Don’t get tricked by myths about snakes and bats
10-24-13 Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee extends application deadline for Upper Willamette representative
10-23-13 Radio transmitters to help ODFW biologists track juvenile salmon, steelhead
10-23-13 Drought, migrating fish may have contributed to Deschutes fish stranding
10-22-13 Help provide hunting access, improve wildlife habitat – volunteer for A&H South Willamette Advisory Council
10-21-13 Sturgeon retention comes to an end on lower Willamette
10-21-13 Invasive Alligator Snapping Turtle Removed from Prineville Reservoir
10-16-13 Willamette sturgeon season opens Saturday; Columbia shut
10-15-13 Fish managers, advisors, will meet in Cathlamet to discuss coho options
10-14-13 Canby Pond fishing event cancelled
10-11-13 New ODFW Wildlife Area Stakeholder Committee to Meet in Coquille
10-10-13 Weekend weather forecast brings local fishing opportunities
10-10-13 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in Salem
10-08-13 Hunters: Get your application in now for C2 deer hunts
10-08-13 Coho crossing Willamette Falls in large numbers
10-04-13 Commission approves new endorsement for Columbia Basin fishing and sets 2014 Big Game regulations
10-04-13 ODFW to host Family Fishing Event at Mt. Hood Pond
10-04-13 ODFW announces new members to hatchery research center Board
10-03-13 Bird hunters can access Summer Lake, other state wildlife areas but not national wildlife refuges during federal government shutdown
10-02-13 Wet and windy weather cause of swallow die-off
 
September 2013
 
09-30-13 Access and Habitat Board seeks Hunter, Landowner Representatives
09-27-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission to consider 2014 big game seasons, and new Columbia Basin fishing endorsement at Oct. 3-4 meeting in Newport
09-27-13 Anglers can continue to keep cabezon
09-26-13 New October field days can get you hunter education certified this fall
09-25-13 Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee seeks Upper Willamette Representative
09-25-13 Anglers may now keep unclipped chinook
09-24-13 Commercial fisheries board to consider crab and salmon troll permits at meetings on Sept. 24 and 25
09-23-13 ODFW offers angling education instructor training in Grants Pass
09-17-13 Public gets opportunity to help set 2014 sport halibut seasons
09-17-13 New ODFW Wildlife Area Stakeholder Committee to Meet in Charleston
09-12-13 Anglers may now keep two Columbia River fall chinook
09-12-13 ODFW to host Family Fishing event at St. Louis Ponds
09-12-13 Umpqua River mouth to Scottsburg opens to wild coho harvest
09-11-13 Ocean coho fishing expands to all week on central coast
09-10-13 Wild coho fishing on coastal rivers begins Sept. 15
09-09-13 Group to meet about Columbia River chinook salmon harvest, allocation
09-09-13 Low water can be stressful for Owyhee River trout
09-09-13 Oregon’s snakes could use a little more love
09-06-13 Commission funds projects for fishing, hunting access
 
August 2013
 
08-30-13 Commission meets Sept. 6 at new HQ in Salem
08-30-13 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Tillamook on Sept. 20
08-30-13 ODFW to host meetings on plans to treat Lofton Reservoir
08-29-13 Errors in canvasback bag limit in 2013-2014  Oregon Game Bird Regulations
08-28-13 Beginning Sunday, ocean anglers can keep unclipped coho north of Falcon
08-27-13 New ODFW Wildlife Area Stakeholder Committee to Meet in Coquille
08-27-13 ODFW seeks candidate for Fish Restoration and Enhancement Program Board
08-26-13 Fall chinook fishing on Snake River begins Sunday, Sept. 1
08-22-13 Anglers may keep all they catch on Thief Valley Reservoir
08-22-13 New rule allows ocean anglers to keep two chinook north of Falcon
08-20-13 ODFW and State Parks seek Wallowa Lake kokanee volunteers
08-20-13 Buoy 10 chinook season goes to fin-clipped only on Friday, Aug. 23
08-15-13 Archery hunters will face fire restrictions, closures as season opens Aug. 24
08-15-13 Landowner Representatives sought for Access and Habitat Program Northeast Regional Advisory Council
08-12-13 Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee extends application deadline for Umpqua representative
08-09-13 ODFW to host public meetings on commercial nearshore fishery
08-09-13 All-depth halibut fishing on the central coast ends
08-02-13 Bird hunting, fishing regulations set
08-01-13 ODFW seeks members for new hatchery research board
08-01-13 Free upland bird hunts for youth offered at 12 locations statewide in September
08-01-13 Two Willamette Greenway properties in Lane County close to hunting on Sept. 3
 
July 2013
 
07-31-13 ODFW reminds East and Paulina Lake anglers to release non fin-clipped rainbow trout
07-31-13 Public meetings focus on sport halibut, bottomfish regulations
07-26-13 Land Trust acquires iconic Bald Hill Farm
07-26-13 Commission meets Aug. 1-2 in Eugene to set fishing, bird hunting regulations
07-25-13 Special July 30 meeting on ocean troll salmon permit
07-23-13 Nearshore Pacific halibut fishery open one more day on July 26
07-23-13 Lower Willamette will open to sturgeon retention July 25-28
07-22-13 Chinook fishing prospects good on Sandy River
07-18-13 ODFW offers training for angling instructors
07-17-13 July 27 Oregon Wildlife tour will highlight importance of dry forest habitat to ecosystem and wildlife
07-16-13 Snake River chinook season to close after July 21
07-16-13 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Lakeview
07-16-13 Jack chinook season on Imnaha to close after July 19
07-15-13 Rock Creek Hatchery reopens to the public
07-15-13 Fall chinook season opens Aug. 1 on Deschutes River
07-12-13 Commission unanimously adopts new wolf rules based on settlement
07-12-13 Share your summertime fishing, clamming and tidepooling photos with ODFW
07-12-13 Sudden temperature increase kills salmon on John Day River
07-11-13 Razor clams to close July 15 on Clatsop beaches
07-10-13 Columbia sockeye fishing re-opens below Bonneville Dam
07-09-13 Special July 12 meeting on ocean Dungeness crab permit
07-09-13 Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee seeks Umpqua representative
07-09-13 A&H Board meets July 22-23 in Springfield and Salem
07-08-13 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in John Day
07-05-13 New wolf management rules on agenda when Commission meets by phone Friday, July 12
07-05-13 ODFW to host meeting on Willamette sturgeon fishing
07-02-13 ODFW seeks new members for Fishery Permit Review Board
07-01-13 Family fishing event July 7 at Lhuuke Illahee hatchery
07-01-13 Top Portland chefs get taste of hunting at Meat, Greet & Skeet event with Nicky USA
07-01-13 ODFW lifts fishing restrictions on Lofton Reservoir
 
June 2013
 
06-27-13 Central coast all-depth halibut fishing closes until August
06-27-13 Spring chinook fishing opens July 5 on Imnaha River
06-26-13 ODFW introduces Oregon’s first tiger muskie into Phillips Reservoir
06-24-13 ODFW to host youth fishing event at Shevlin Pond on June 27
06-21-13 ODFW extends Three Rivers fishing season
06-21-13 Cancelled: ODFW angling instructor training in Gold Beach
06-20-13 Special June 26 meeting on bay clam diving permit
06-18-13 Two Columbia sturgeon fisheries will close early
06-18-13 ODFW offers training for angling instructors
06-13-13 Free Youth Outdoor Day at Ladd Marsh on June 29
06-13-13 Halibut anglers get three more all-depth days
06-12-13 ODFW to conduct trout survey on Crooked River
06-12-13 Groups to consider draft fish conservation plan for coastal rivers
06-07-13 Commission adopts 2013 fall big game tags
06-07-13 Fishery managers reopen Columbia chinook season above Bonneville
06-06-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission sets fall chinook and wild coho seasons for coastal rivers
06-06-13 Winchester Dam gets new lamprey ramp
06-06-13 Leave young wildlife in the wild
06-03-13 OHRC Advisory Committee to meet June 10 in Alsea
 
May 2013
 
05-30-13 Lookingglass Creek opens June 1 to spring chinook jacks
05-30-13 Biologists band, collar Canada geese on SIWA
05-29-13 Fishing season extended at Trask ‘hatchery hole’
05-29-13 ODFW to host fly fishing class on North Fork Coquille River
05-29-13 Big fish release planned at Salmon River Hatchery
05-28-13 Free Fishing Weekend events scheduled for northeast Oregon
05-28-13 Free Fishing Weekend events scheduled for central and southeast Oregon
05-28-13 No license require during Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2
05-23-13 Big game auctions, raffles gross more than $542,000
05-23-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission to set big game regulations and coastal salmon seasons at June 6-7 meeting
05-23-13 Free Fishing Weekend events in ODFW’s Northwest Region
05-22-13 Kokanee limits increased at Wallowa Lake
05-22-13 Conservation, fishing opportunities aim of mailing
05-22-13 ODFW boat inspectors find invasive quagga mussels on motorboat in Ontario
05-21-13 Free Fishing Weekend events in Southern Oregon
05-21-13 Fishery managers extend lower Columbia chinook season
05-18-13 Help create hunting access, improve habitat by serving on A&H regional council
05-17-13 ODFW seeks candidates for Fish Screening Task Force
05-15-13 ODFW to host family fishing event at Eckman Lake
05-15-13 ODFW changes fish stocking in some area waters
05-14-13 ODFW closes chinook season on Umatilla River
05-14-13 ODFW to host youth fishing event at McNary Ponds May 18
05-13-13 ODFW to host family fishing event at Mt. Hood Pond
05-10-13 Commission affirms ocean salmon and halibut seasons
05-09-13 Columbia River Fiscal Impact Advisory Committee to meet May 14
05-08-13 Make the most of your child’s big game hunting opportunities
05-07-13 ODFW and local fly-casters to host youth fishing event in Bend May 11
05-06-13 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Klamath Falls
05-03-13 Family Fishing event May 11 at Sheridan Pond
05-03-13 CLARIFICATION: Commission meets May 10 to set ocean fishing seasons
05-03-13 Lucky Oregon angler could hook a million dollar fish
05-01-13 Learn about Oregon’s Black Bears on May 15 in Portland
   
April 2013
   
04-30-13 Commission meets May 10 in Salem to set ocean fishing seasons
04-30-13 Big game raffle tickets on sale through May 6
04-30-13 Volunteers needed for hatchery fin clipping
04-30-13 Snake River to open for spring chinook
04-30-13 ODFW seeks comment on fish passage exemption on tributary to South Fork Umpqua River
04-29-13 Join ODFW and the OSU Beavers for a day of baseball May 4
04-26-13 ODFW, NW Steelheaders to host fishing event in Molalla
04-26-13 ODFW to host family fishing event May 5 in Eugene
04-26-13 Anglers still have time to turn in 2012 angling tags
04-26-13 Public meetings on big game regulations
04-25-13 Family Fishing Event set for Reinhart Volunteer Park Pond
04-24-13 Special April 26 meeting on ocean troll salmon permit
04-23-13 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in White City
04-23-13 ODFW to host family fishing event at Vernonia Pond
04-22-13 Family Fishing Event April 27 at Trojan Pond
04-18-13 Summer and fall salmon seasons set for Columbia River
04-17-13 California Sea lions above Bonneville Dam to be trapped
04-17-13 Family Fishing Event set for Middle Empire Lakes
04-17-13 New spring chinook regulation for upper Rogue River
04-17-13 Access and Habitat Board to meet in Joseph April 22-23
04-16-13 Ladd Marsh Bird Festival on May 17, 18 and 19 is fun, friendly and free
04-16-13 Fishing derby and Earth Day activities planned at Olalla Reservoir
04-15-13 ODFW to host Family Fishing event at St. Louis Ponds
04-15-13 Youth fishing event at McNary Ponds on April 20
04-12-13 ODFW completes statewide trout fishing map project
04-12-13 A bright outlook for ocean salmon seasons
04-11-13 ODFW to host family fishing event at Hebo Lake
04-10-13 Top 10 Controlled Hunt Misconceptions
04-09-13 Groups put invasive quagga and zebra mussel response plan to the test in Oregon
04-05-13 Cormorant hazing to begin on Oregon coast
04-03-13 ODFW to host family fishing event at Cottage Grove Pond
04-03-13 Siletz River clean-up day is April 13
04-03-13 Fishery managers extend Columbia chinook season
04-02-13 April Commission meeting rescheduled to May 10
04-02-13 Columbia River Fiscal Impact Advisory Committee to meet April 3
04-01-13 Videos document challenges to fish passage
 
March 2013
   
03-27-13 Illegal turtles enter Oregon via internet sales, street vendors, pet trade
03-25-13 Smelt fishing remains closed
03-21-13 Annual sturgeon bag limit increases to two
03-19-13 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Roseburg on April 5
03-18-13 Morgan Lake opens to fishing April 27
03-13-13 ODFW tackles invasive plants and animals in Jackson County Sports Park Ponds
03-08-13 Land exchange will improve access to public lands in Grant County
03-08-13 April 12 is Hunter and Angler Night with the Portland Trail Blazers
03-06-13 Share your fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing photos with ODFW
03-04-13 Learn about the American beaver on March 13 in Portland
03-04-13 OHRC Advisory Committee to meet March 11 in Alsea
03-01-13 ODFW 2013 salmon, trout conference to be held April 6 in Canyonville
03-01-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet March 8 in Salem
03-01-13 ODFW Announces Art Contest to Benefit Habitat Conservation
   
February 2013
   
02-28-13 Turkey hunting clinic for kids age 8-17: April 6 in Tygh Valley
02-27-13 Anti-snagging rule takes effect on North Umpqua River
02-27-13 Youth hunters: Apply by March 31 to win guided turkey hunt
02-25-13 Gardeners get ready: ODFW’s annual plant give-away is Mar. 5.
02-20-13 Shed hunt responsibly to protect big game
02-20-13 Access & Habitat program seeks regional council members
02-14-13 ODFW to issue one coast-wide and 4 south-coast bay clam dive permits
02-14-13 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force to meet in Salem
02-14-13 Barbless rules remain in place
02-08-13 Public meeting Feb.14, 6-7 p.m. in Canyon City on proposed land exchange in Dayville
02-07-13 Marine debris at Gleneden Beach removed without incident
02-06-13 Boat inspection stations open in Oregon to target invasive species
02-06-13 Sign up for a hunter education class
02-05-13 Visit ODFW at the Pacific Northwest Sportsman Show, Feb. 6-10 in Portland
02-05-13 Apply now for Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Project Funding
02-04-13 No spring chinook season on Deschutes River
   
January 2013
   
01-30-13 States set spring chinook, sturgeon seasons for Columbia and Willamette rivers
01-29-13 ODFW will haze California sea lions at Willamette Falls
01-28-13 Tax time: Write in for Oregon’s Wildlife
01-28-13 A&H Board meets in Salem Jan. 31-Feb. 1
01-25-13 Public asked to help shape sport halibut season
01-25-13 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force to meet in Salem
01-25-13 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Salem
01-17-13 Limits double on purple varnish clams
01-14-13 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet in Salem on Jan. 25
01-11-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission approves conservation plan for Rogue fall chinook
01-07-13 Bradley Lake boat ramp grand opening
01-04-13 Access and Habitat Board seeks Landowner Representative
01-04-13 Fish and Wildlife Commission to consider conservation plan for Rogue fall chinook
01-04-13 Learn about bats of the Northwest on January 16 in Portland
01-02-13 ODFW photo contest highlights hunting, fishing
01-02-13 Morgan Lake remains closed to fishing
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