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April 4, 2020 Continued fishing and hunting depends on social distancing: ODFW staff monitoring fishing locations
April 3, 2020 ODFW seeks applicants for positions on statewide, regional Access and Habitat program boards
March 30, 2020 Continued fishing and hunting depends on social distancing: ODFW staff monitoring fishing locations
March 30, 2020 $3,500 reward for information on bighorn ram poached at wildlife area
March 30, 2020 No spring Chinook fishing, steelhead fishing also closing April 16 on Umatilla River
March 26, 2020 Spring bear tag sale deadline extended until Friday, May 1
March 25, 2020 Oregon joins Washington in closing Columbia River fisheries
March 25, 2020 Two hunts cancelled due to disease outbreak in bighorn sheep
March 25, 2020 April 10 deadline for Willamette Valley landowners to apply for WWMP funding
March 24, 2020 Public meeting on thermal angling sanctuaries in Columbia River moves online
March 20, 2020 ODFW offices limit public access as precaution against COVID-19; Staff remain available by phone and email; some check-in requirements waived
March 19, 2020 Big game tag auctions rescheduled and now bid-by-phone due to COVID-19
March 17, 2020 ODFW fish hatcheries to close to visitors as precaution against COVID-19
March 16, 2020 Recreational razor clamming closes on central coast
March 13, 2020 Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting cancelled for March 20; other ODFW events postponed
March 13, 2020 ODFW cancels educational classes and workshops until April 13
March 13, 2020 North Powder Pond Access Road to be Improved
March 10, 2020 Fishery managers seek input on potential Thermal Angling Sanctuaries at several mid-Columbia tributary mouths
March 10, 2020 Learn to hunt turkey before spring season opens April 15; Register now for youth, adult hunting workshops
March 10, 2020 C2 Cattle Ranch Youth Turkey Hunt Drawing Now Open
March 9, 2020 Sturgeon season closes March 11 in John Day Pool
March 5, 2020 Spring Chinook season April 15-June 30 on Hood River
March 4, 2020 Cougar killed in The Dalles after livestock losses
March 4, 2020 Five deer hunts in Blue Mountains cancelled due to disease outbreak in fall 2019
February 28, 2020 Recreational razor clamming open from the Columbia River to the Siuslaw River
February 26, 2020 ODFW seeks nominees to represent Oregon on Pacific fisheries council – Apply by March 6
February 21, 2020 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets in Salem Feb. 28
February 20, 2020 Spring bear draw results are now available – Get your tag by March 31
February 19, 2020 States set 2020 Columbia River spring Chinook seasons
February 19, 2020 Statewide archery tournament for students March 7 in Albany: Register for NASP® tournament until Feb. 29
February 18, 2020 Rogue-South Coast fish plan stakeholder teams meet in Gold Beach, Central Point
February 14, 2020 Washington, Oregon agree on allocations for 2020 Columbia River salmon fisheries
February 13, 2020 Free fishing in Oregon on President’s Day weekend Feb. 15-16
February 12, 2020 Trask Hatchery closure continues while construction proceeds
February 12, 2020 Wizard Falls hatchery grounds temporarily close for maintenance
February 11, 2020 Sturgeon seasons to close in Bonneville, The Dalles pools
February 7, 2020 Spring bear hunt applications due by Feb. 10
February 7, 2020 Commission amends falconry program rules and hears update on sturgeon
February 6, 2020 ODFW considering next five-year framework for upland bird hunting seasons
February 5, 2020 Hunters invited to share opinions on big game hunting via online forum
February 4, 2020 Gov. Brown appoints members to Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee
January 2020
January 31, 2020 ODFW monitoring cougar activity in The Dalles
January 31, 2020 Commissioners meet Feb. 7 in Portland - Meet and Greet Feb. 6 at Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show
January 31, 2020 Land acquisition permanently protects habitat for federally endangered butterfly
January 31, 2020 Sign up now for a hunter education class or field day
January 30, 2020 ODFW seeks comment on ODOT fish passage exemption request
January 29, 2020 Public meeting Feb. 12 in Newport on Central Oregon Coast recreational spring all-depth halibut season
January 24, 2020 ODFW seeks comment on fish passage waiver and exemption requests
January 23, 2020 ODFW seeks candidate to represent ocean fishing interests
January 17, 2020 Commission denies petition to prohibit wild winter steelhead retention in the SW Zone
January 17, 2020 Recreational razor clamming opens on North Coast
January 17, 2020 Artists: 2021 wildlife art competitions announced
January 15, 2020 Mainstem Umpqua spring Chinook anglers can only retain hatchery fish
January 15, 2020 Report hunt results by Jan. 31 – Avoid the $25 penalty for not reporting on deer and elk tags
January 14, 2020 White-tailed deer die-off in Blue Mountains due to EHD
January 10, 2020 Commission meets Jan. 17 in Salem
January 9, 2020 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet in Salem Jan. 16-17
January 7, 2020 Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund Event in Bend on Jan. 10

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