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June
 
June 21, 2024 More areas reopen for shellfish harvest as bay clams open on north coast, razor clams on south coast
June 21, 2024 OHRC Board to meet in Corvallis on June 27
June 18, 2024 ODFW hosts June 27 public meeting to discuss hatchery resiliency
June 14, 2024 Commission adopts rules to implement the “Beaver Bill”
June 14, 2024 Razor clamming reopens on mid and north coast; two bays reopen for commercial oyster harvest; coastwide closures remain for mussel and bay clam harvesting - Translations to Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean (pdf)
June 14, 2024 Bowhunting skills, shotgun skills classes coming up in central Oregon
June 13, 2024 ODFW seeks information about koi illegally released into Cottage Grove Reservoir
June 11, 2024 It's calf and fawn season – keep your distance from elk and deer
June 7, 2024 Commission meets June 13-14 in Chiloquin
  Coastwide closures in effect for razor and bay clam harvesting for recreational and commercial fisheriesIn Russian (pdf) / In Traditional Chinese (pdf) / In Vietnamese (pdf) / In Korean (pdf)
June 6, 2024 Recreational spring Chinook fishing allowed June 8-15 above Bonneville Dam, salmon/steelhead boat-angling area extended below dam
June 4, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee tours on June 5
 
May
 
May 31, 2024 States set 2024 Columbia River summer/fall salmon and steelhead seasons
May 30, 2024 Marine biotoxin closures affect entire Oregon coastIn Vietnamese (pdf)
May 30, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets June 4
May 28, 2024 Recreational spring Chinook to be open June 1-15 below Bonneville Dam
May 26, 2024 Mussel harvesting is closed from Seal Rock State Park to WA border
May 24, 2024 Leaburg and McKenzie River hatcheries temporarily closed for the summer
May 23, 2024 Shellfish biotoxin closes mussel harvesting on central coast
May 23, 2024 Fish, clam and crab for free during Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2
May 20, 2024 Gold Beach residents: cougar sightings have been reported
May 17, 2024 Lookingglass Creek opens May 24 for spring Chinook fishing
May 16, 2024 Poisoning the well for outdoor recreation in northeast Oregon: Alarming incidents lead to collateral damage for wildlife, pets
May 15, 2024 States set additional recreational spring Chinook days after run size update
May 15, 2024 Join ODFW and partners for Coyote-palooza in Portland on June 1
May 14, 2024 25th annual family fishing event and carnival coming to Waldport May 18
May 13, 2024 ODFW's Private Forest Accord Mitigation Advisory Committee will meet May 14
May 10, 2024 Commission selects Dr. Debbie Colbert as new ODFW Director
May 10, 2024 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force meets in Prineville May 17
May 7, 2024 May 16 meeting on ODFW 2025-27 Agency Requested Budget
May 7, 2024 Ashland residents: don't give bears a free lunch
May 3, 2024 Commission to consider two candidates for agency director on May 10
May 3, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets online May 7
May 3, 2024 ODFW seeks applications for Fish Screening Task Force member representing agricultural interests
May 2, 2024 Give wildlife a chance: leave young wild animals where you found them
May 2, 2024 Private Forest Accord Grant Program awards $10 million for habitat restoration efforts; 25 projects funded statewide
May 1, 2024 Family Fishing Event on May 4 at Alton Baker Park in Euguene
May 1, 2024 ODFW Fish Screening Task Force will meet May 7 in Salem
May 1, 2024 ODFW to host youth fishing events around the Gorge in May
May 1, 2024 $7 million available in Oregon ocean commercial salmon fishery disaster funds
May 1, 2024 Hunters urged to apply early for controlled and premium hunts – Deadline May 15
 
April
 
April 30, 2024 Paper harvest tag holders urged to report tag for the Rogue-South Coast Wild Steelhead season
April 29, 2024 Commission meetings May 3 and 10 to select new ODFW director: Submit questions for Q&A with final candidates
April 29, 2024 70,000 larval tiger muskie stocked into Phillips Reservoir to improve yellow perch fishing
April 29, 2024 Salmon and steelhead fishing closed above Bonneville Dam as of April 30
April 25, 2024 Vandal poisons thousands of young salmon at Oregon hatchery
April 24, 2024 ODFW to host family fishing event at Devils Lake April 27
April 24, 2024 Application deadline extended for landowners to volunteer with ODFW’s Access and Habitat Program in southern Oregon
April 19, 2024 Commission adopts 2024-25 Oregon Game Bird Regulations
April 15, 2024 Trout stocking updates for Klamath and Lakeview areas
April 15, 2024 Irrigon and Umatilla fish hatcheries temporarily closed to the public during maintenance
April 15, 2024 ODFW biologists to begin North Umpqua spring Chinook salmon monitoring project
April 12, 2024 Commission meets in Tillamook April 18-19
April 11, 2024 2024 recreational ocean salmon fishing seasons set by PFMC
April 10, 2024 Public-At-Large representative needed for R&E Board – Apply by May 15
April 9, 2024 Columbia River spring Chinook season extended to April 11 below Bonneville
April 5, 2024 Monkeyface prickleback could be world record; fish caught by Tillamook woman
April 4, 2024 States extend recreational spring Chinook season below Bonneville Dam through Tuesday, April 9
April 4, 2024 Feeding wildlife has consequences; Black bear fed by people in Cottage Grove put down to protect human safety
April 3, 2024 ODFW's Private Forest Accord Mitigation Advisory Committee will meet April 9
April 2, 2024 Fish tanker truck accident results in loss of some spring Chinook smolts
 
March
 
March 29, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets online April 2
March 27, 2024 Unlicensed fishing guides on the hook; Tipster earns reward
March 26, 2024 ODFW to host public engagement meeting on April 4 as it begins building the 2025-27 Agency Budget Request
March 21, 2024 Commission meets online March 22 to modify the director recruitment plan
March 20, 2024 ODFW steelhead satellite tagging project is a first for Oregon
March 20, 2024 ODFW's Conservation and Recreation Fund grant cycle deadline March 26; 140 projects funded since 2020 totaling over $5 million
March 19, 2024 It's spring – time to talk turkey
March 19, 2024 Novel parasite detected in trout at three Oregon fish hatcheries
March 18, 2024 Youth turkey hunting clinics on April 6 in Central Point and Tygh Valley – Register Now!
March 15, 2024 Commission hears updates on mule deer plan and hatchery resiliency
March 15, 2024 Razor clamming reopens on Central Coast
March 14, 2024 OHRC Board to meet in Corvallis on March 19
March 13, 2024 Access and Habitat Regional Council members sought for Southwest Oregon – Apply by April 10
March 13, 2024 Last sturgeon retention day in John Day Pool is March 14
March 11, 2024 Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board meets March 22
March 8, 2024 Commission meets March 14-15 in Roseburg
March 7, 2024 Bighorn sheep community offers $4500 for information on poaching.
March 7, 2024 ODFW's Private Forest Accord Mitigation Advisory Committee will meet March 14 and 15
March 7, 2024 ODFW Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee meets March 21
March 7, 2024 Santiam River anglers reminded of regulations to protect threatened winter steelhead
March 5, 2024 Junction City Pond reopens with improved access and fishing pond upgrades
March 4, 2024 Razor clamming closed on Central Coast
March 1, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets online March 5
 
February
 
February 26, 2024 Sturgeon poachers serve jail time and pay thousands in restitution
February 21, 2024 Initial Columbia River spring Chinook season dates set
February 20, 2024 ODFW seeks Hunter Representative for statewide A&H Board; apply by March 29
February 20, 2024 ODFW announces 2025 annual wildlife art contest
February 16, 2024 Commission lists Southern Resident orcas as endangered, adopts survival guidelines
February 12, 2024 ODFW seeks new Oregon Hatchery Research Center board member
February 9, 2024 New leadership at Oregon’s Marine Reserves Program
February 9, 2024 Commission to decide on listing Southern Resident orcas as endangered Feb. 16 in Hillsboro
February 9, 2024 Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon, Feb. 17-18
February 2, 2024 ODFW Fish Passage Task Force will meet in Salem Feb. 9
February 2, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets online Feb. 6
February 1, 2024 Poacher drops Oregon moose population by one.
 
January
 
January 31, 2024 Pneumonia hits Hells Canyon bighorn sheep; ODFW and neighboring states monitoring the effects
January 31, 2024 Two rods allowed on the Willamette River for 2024 spring Chinook season
January 30, 2024 ODFW’s Conservation and Recreation Fund grant cycle now open; 140 projects funded since 2020 totaling over $5 million
January 24, 2024 Mule Deer Plan public meetings in Salem, Bend, La Grande
January 24, 2024 Commission meets online Jan. 26 to finalize director recruitment plan
January 24, 2024 ODFW asks recreational Pacific halibut anglers for 2024 season input
January 23, 2024 Report deer and elk tags by Jan. 31 or pay $25
January 23, 2024 ODFW seeks nominees to represent Oregon on Pacific Fisheries Management Council
January 18, 2024 Poaching rewards continue across Oregon
January 12, 2024 Commission hears plan to recruit new agency director
January 9, 2024 ODFW's Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee meets online Jan. 10
January 8, 2024 Invasive quagga mussels found on boat at Ashland inspection station
January 5, 2024 Commission meets Jan. 12 in Salem to discuss recruitment of new ODFW director
January 5, 2024 Final Mule Deer Plan Webinar Jan. 9 covers poaching, anthropogenic impacts, and monitoring
January 5, 2024 Area north of Cape Falcon opens Feb.1 to commercial Dungeness crab fishing
January 3, 2024 Sturgeon retention closed in Bonneville, The Dalles pools after Jan. 3
January 3, 2024 ODFW Director Curt Melcher retiring in April
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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