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May
 
May 16, 2022 Invasive crayfish found in Ashland canal
May 13, 2022 Commission hears about 2023-25 Budget Development, Drought Communication Planning, Beavers, Orcas, and votes to schedule a special meeting to consider comments on their recent North Umpqua Summer Steelhead decision
May 13, 2022 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet online May 23
May 12, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets in the Umpqua Basin May 19-20, 2022
May 12, 2022 Spring derelict crab pot recovery efforts aim to prevent marine life entanglement
May 11, 2022 States set additional Columbia River spring Chinook fishing days downstream of Bonneville
May 10, 2022 ODFW to host family fishing event at Sheridan Pond May 14
May 9, 2022 Commission meets online May 13 for budget briefing
May 9, 2022 States set 2022 Columbia River summer/fall salmon and steelhead seasons
May 4, 2022 Controlled and Premium hunt deadline is Sunday, May 15
May 3, 2022 Salmon fishing closed above Bonneville Dam as of May 4
 
April
 
April 28, 2022 Landowner Representative needed for statewide A&H Program Board – Apply by June 30
April 28, 2022 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee will meet virtually May 2
April 27, 2022 Emergency reductions to deer tag numbers for some Heppner, Interstate, Starkey hunts
April 27, 2022 ODFW expands acreage at Fern Ridge Wildlife Area with new property acquisition
April 25, 2022 Ashland residents: be bear aware
April 25, 2022 ODFW announces updates on Pacific halibut sportfishing season openings
April 22, 2022 Commission ends North Umpqua hatchery summer steelhead program
April 19, 2022 ODFW monitoring North Umpqua summer steelhead, preparing for possible angling closures
April 18, 2022 Commission meets April 21-22 in Astoria to decide on North Umpqua hatchery summer steelhead
April 18, 2022 Private forestland owners recognized for fish and wildlife stewardship
April 15, 2022 Two rods allowed in upper Willamette starting April 16
April 12, 2022 ODFW to host free family fishing event at St. Louis Ponds April 16
April 11, 2022 ODFW seeks members for new Oregon Entanglement Advisory Committee – Apply by May 20
April 8, 2022 Section of Willamina Creek closing to fishing to protect winter steelhead amid poaching concerns
April 7, 2022 Spring Chinook fishing to open on Umatilla River April 16
April 4, 2022 Nature of Oregon Day Proclaimed on April 7
April 4, 2022 Spring Chinook fishing to open on Hood River April 15, no season in the Deschutes
April 4, 2022 New Investments in Oregon Ocean Science Research
April 1, 2022 ODFW hosts four listening sessions April 12-15, asks for feedback on 2023-25 budget
No recreational fee increase proposed, marking nearly 10 years since last request for increase
 
March
 
March 31, 2022 ODFW seeks new members for Commercial Fisheries Permit Board – Apply by April 25
March 31, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Rules Revision Sub-Committee meets online April 5
March 30, 2022 ODFW releases comprehensive Dungeness crab fishery management plan
March 30, 2022 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee will meet virtually April 4
March 30, 2022 Rogue anglers reminded of April 1 closures, low flow conditions
March 30, 2022 Lower Columbia River estuary sturgeon retention days set to begin May 11; season includes Memorial Day
March 30, 2022 Oregon Wildlife Coalition funds new reward program for turning in poachers of non-game species
March 24, 2022 ODFW seeks input on steelhead management in Columbia Basin including Deschutes River
March 23, 2022 Winchester Dam viewing area reopens April 1
March 21, 2022 Sturgeon retention closed in The Dalles Pool as of Tuesday, March 22
March 18, 2022 Commission further protects sea stars, increases harvest limit of non-native European green crabs
March 17, 2022 OHRC Board to meet virtually on March 23
March 17, 2022 Youth turkey hunting clinic held in Central Point
March 17, 2022 Giant white sturgeon seized from poachers
March 17, 2022 ODFW hosts public workshop, survey and webinar on North Umpqua summer steelhead
March 15, 2022 Check-in requirements for bear, cougar, salvaged roadkilled deer and elk resume March 19
March 14, 2022 Oregon DOJ hires anti-poaching prosecutor
March 11, 2022 Commission meets online March 17-18 to consider further protections for sea stars and increased harvest of non-native European green crabs
March 11, 2022 March 16 Bonneville Pool sturgeon retention day cancelled
March 11, 2022 Commercial Fisheries Permit Board meets March 15
March 10, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Rules Revision Sub-Committee meets online March 15
March 8, 2022 John Day Pool last sturgeon retention day is Wednesday, March 9
March 4, 2022 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet virtually on March 15, 2022
March 2, 2022 Sturgeon retention days added in Bonneville and The Dalles pools
March 2, 2022 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee will meet virtually March 7
March 2, 2022 Reward of $22,500 for information on wolf poached Feb. 15
 
February
 
February 24, 2022 St Louis Ponds now open year-round thanks to new automated gate
February 23, 2022 States set initial 2022 Columbia River spring Chinook recreational seasons
February 18, 2022 Commission sets Jan. 1, 2022 as control date for growing commercial market squid fishery
February 18, 2022 Grand Ronde Tribe and ODFW to Enter Shellfish Agreement
February 18, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets virtually Feb. 25
February 17, 2022 Cow elk left to waste near Valsetz Mainline Rd, OSP F&W seeking information
February 17, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Rules Revision Sub-Committee meets online Feb. 22
February 11, 2022 Commission meets online Feb. 18
February 11, 2022 Early low water flows leave native fish vulnerable to human activity
February 9, 2022 Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 19-20 in Oregon
February 8, 2022 Apply by March 15 for regional representative position on Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Advisory Committee
February 4, 2022 Several hunters win prizes for completing A&H access permit
February 3, 2022 Legislature Makes Significant Investment in Ocean Science
February 3, 2022 C2 Cattle Ranch youth turkey hunt drawing now open
February 2, 2022 Poacher cuts and runs in Lane County
 
January
 
January 31, 2022 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee to meet online Feb. 10
January 26, 2022 OHRC Board to meet virtually on Jan. 28
January 25, 2022 Sturgeon retention closes after Jan. 29 in Bonneville Pool, continues three days a week in The Dalles Pool
January 25, 2022 Pacific halibut sport anglers invited to public meeting
January 21, 2022 Poachers kill two pronghorn, leave two others mortally wounded in thrill kill
January 21, 2022 ODFW announces 2023 annual wildlife art contest
January 19, 2022 Two rods allowed in lower Willamette starting March 1
January 18, 2022 Report deer and elk tags by Jan. 31 or face $25 penalty; Nearly 110K tags still need to be reported
January 14, 2022 Commission approves funding for Conservation and Recreation Fund projects
January 12, 2022 New state, possible world record mountain whitefish caught on Deschutes River
January 11, 2022 New Program Aims to Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species Spread
January 11, 2022 Apply by Jan. 31 for openings on Chair and Landowner Representative positions statewide A and H Board
January 10, 2022 ODFW seeks new members for Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee
January 7, 2022 Commission meets online Jan. 14 to consider funding of Conservation and Recreation Fund projects
January 6, 2022 ODFW Fish Passage Rules Revision Sub-Committee meets virtually Jan. 11
January 5, 2022 New detections of deadly virus found in Oregon wild rabbits
January 5, 2022 Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund grant application now open; deadline to apply Feb. 25
January 5, 2022 Trap Check Work Group meets Jan. 6 from 2-4 p.m.
January 4, 2022 Hatchery winter steelhead fishing in the Umpqua Basin might net anglers a reward
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