Oregon Fishing News

Briefly Metro - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 23:44

Briefly Metro
The Register-Guard
The corps appears ready to have the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife retain operation of the Cole Rivers Hatchery. The department would continue raise and release 2.8 million salmon, steelhead and trout as mitigation for lost wild salmon and ...

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Cole Rivers Hatchery now expected to remain under Oregon Fish & Wildlife - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 14:39

OregonLive.com

Cole Rivers Hatchery now expected to remain under Oregon Fish & Wildlife
OregonLive.com
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released 50,000 spring chinook raised at Cole Rivers Hatchery last March in Trail. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had been prepared to put operation of the Rogue River hatchery out for competitive bid, but ...
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife likely to keep running Rogue River Basin hatcheryThe Register-Guard

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Fishing conditions around Northern California, southern Oregon ... - Sacramento Bee

Fishing News - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:47

Sacramento Bee

Fishing conditions around Northern California, southern Oregon ...
Sacramento Bee
Here are the best places to fish in the Sacramento region, Northern California and beyond for the week of March 27.

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Cod fishing catches plummet - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 18:39

The Register-Guard

Cod fishing catches plummet
The Register-Guard
In this Wednesday Oct. 28, 2015, photo, fisherman Buck Alexander mends a trawling net used for mid-water fishing, in Portland, Maine. Since the collapse of the cod population, a groundfish, many of New England's fishermen now pursue other species.

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The rise of Oregon Field Guide and its host, Steve Amen - Statesman Journal

Fishing News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:03

Statesman Journal

The rise of Oregon Field Guide and its host, Steve Amen
Statesman Journal
The first episode, in 1988, was a partnership with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. It featured a look at drift netting's impact on dolphins, sharks and salmon. Amen produced the episode and Melissa Mills of Portland's Channel 2 News hosted.

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Washington to negotiate on Columbia salmon reforms - The Columbian

Fishing News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 14:57

The Columbian

Washington to negotiate on Columbia salmon reforms
The Columbian
With time running short to adopt 2017 fishing seasons, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday delegated authority to director Jim Unsworth to negotiate the differences with Oregon regarding the controversial Columbia River salmon reforms.

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Plan ahead for statewide Oregon free-fishing in late April - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:19

OregonLive.com

Plan ahead for statewide Oregon free-fishing in late April
OregonLive.com
Oregonians and visitors, resident or not, will reap another free-fishing weekend next month, April 22 and 23. It comes courtesy of the 2015 Oregon Legislature, which authorized expansion of free-fishing from June's first weekend (June 3-4 this year) to ...

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Washington to consider Oregon's Columbia River salmon reforms - The Columbian

Fishing News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 06:09

Portland Tribune

Washington to consider Oregon's Columbia River salmon reforms
The Columbian
OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission plans a special meeting via a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Friday to review Oregon's version of the Columbia River salmon reforms. For the public wanting to listen to the commission's deliberations ...
Oregon Fishing Forecast - March 22, 2017Portland Tribune
Fishing options growing in Columbia River region, but catching fish has been sporadicThe Seattle Times
Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasonsIdaho State Journal

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Poor sanitation, safety targeted in bill to improve Columbia River tribal fishing sites - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:42

OregonLive.com

Poor sanitation, safety targeted in bill to improve Columbia River tribal fishing sites
OregonLive.com
Oregon and Washington legislators are again asking for money to improve the deplorable safety and sanitation conditions at Columbia River tribal fishing sites. They introduced a bill Tuesday that would upgrade the living conditions for Native American ...

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Oregon Fishing Forecast - March 22, 2017 - Portland Tribune

Fishing News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 22:40

Portland Tribune

Oregon Fishing Forecast - March 22, 2017
Portland Tribune
Gillnets forever? In a contentious and often unprofessional manner, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission once again cast aside expectations sport anglers had coming through the Columbia River Reform policy. Although the spring of 2017 looks to be ...
Washington to consider Oregon's Columbia River salmon reformsThe Columbian
Fishing options growing in Columbia River region, but catching fish has been sporadicThe Seattle Times
Idaho sets spring chinook fishing seasonsIdaho State Journal

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Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 01:05

The Spokesman-Review

Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting
Pamplin Media Group
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted unanimously to curtail gillnet fish harvests, altering an earlier decision that was more favorable to commercial fishermen. Rules adopted by the commission in January retained use of the controversial ...
Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia River | | The ...The Spokesman-Review
Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia RiverNRToday.com
Pete Heley: Fishing news is mostly good | Sports | theworldlink.comCoos Bay World

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Oregon Local News - 'The Fish Market' reveals seafood truth - Pamplin Media Group

Fishing News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 01:05

Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Local News - 'The Fish Market' reveals seafood truth
Pamplin Media Group
COURTESY LEE VAN DER VOO - The Fish Market, a new book by Portlander Lee In a city where we know and care so much about organic produce, grass-fed ...

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Sure, you can carp about Olympic fishing - The Register-Guard

Fishing News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 00:58

The Register-Guard

Sure, you can carp about Olympic fishing
The Register-Guard
... suitable deposits in our secret Swiss bank accounts.” Gary Lewis is the host of “Frontier Unlimited” TV and author of “Fishing Central Oregon,” “Fishing Mount Hood Country,” “Hunting Oregon” and other titles. Contact Gary at www.GaryLewis​Outdoors.com.

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Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia River - The Spokesman-Review

Fishing News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:19

The Spokesman-Review

Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia River
The Spokesman-Review
PORTLAND – The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission backed off its Columbia River standoff with Washington when it met Friday in Corvallis. But just enough, commissioners hoped, to prompt negotiation with the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission ...

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ODFW offers 8 free fishing days in 2017 - NRToday.com

Fishing News - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 10:05

NRToday.com

ODFW offers 8 free fishing days in 2017
NRToday.com
While licenses are waived for the free fishing days, they are not waived for the family fishing events. Children ages 11 and younger can fish for free, while those 12 to 17 and adults will need an Oregon fishing license. Licenses can be purchased at ...

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Columbia salmon plan provides conservation benefits: Letter to the editor - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Sun, 03/19/2017 - 07:03

OregonLive.com

Columbia salmon plan provides conservation benefits: Letter to the editor
OregonLive.com
My Columbia River fishing is done with barbless hooks, and I release native fish per Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations. I realize that catch-and-release angling includes a degree of fish mortality, but when compared to the 0 percent ...

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Oregon commission eases stance on Columbia gill-netting, hoping Washington will budge too - OregonLive.com

Fishing News - Sat, 03/18/2017 - 13:09

OregonLive.com

Oregon commission eases stance on Columbia gill-netting, hoping Washington will budge too
OregonLive.com
Commissioner Holly Akenson issued a rare public rebuke Friday of her Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department staff, which warned commissioners of potential legislative fallout if the states go separate ways. Akenson denied that was true and sharply ...

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Zero salmon fishery in KMZ likely - Curry Coastal Pilot

Fishing News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 22:13

Curry Coastal Pilot

Zero salmon fishery in KMZ likely
Curry Coastal Pilot
The three ocean salmon alternatives everyone in the California and Oregon Klamath Management Zones (KMZ) have been waiting for are finally out and listed on the PFMC website (pcouncil.org.) Fishermen hoped that if they weren't able to fish the Oregon ...

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Oregon adopts Columbia River salmon reforms - The Columbian

Fishing News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 19:40

The Columbian

Oregon adopts Columbia River salmon reforms
The Columbian
Washington wants to eliminate gillnetting in favor of alternative methods in the fall beginning in 2019, while Oregon's action on Friday did not mention ending fall gillnetting. Reforms adopted by both states in 2012 allocated more chinook salmon to ...
Oregon opts to keep gill-nets off spring and summer runsOregonLive.com
Gillnets harvests trimmed in summerDaily Astorian
Slim chance for commercial salmon season, sport season likely to be cutMendocino Beacon
Daily Triplicate
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Flooding limits access to NE Oregon fishing destination - East Oregonian (subscription)

Fishing News - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 08:08

Flooding limits access to NE Oregon fishing destination
East Oregonian (subscription)
TROY, Ore. (AP) — All roads into the popular steelhead fishing destination of Troy, Oregon, are impassable or nearly so. The Observer newspaper reports (https://is.gd/Mp89rl ) the Grande Ronde River flooded its banks below Troy and the low areas on ...

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