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Garrison Lake trout like panning for gold

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
There is no better time than the present to grab your favorite trout rod-and-reel outfit, deploy your favorite trout tactic and head to Garrison Lake in Port Orford, Oregon, where ODFW has planted 600 trophy trout weighing over 2 pounds
(More...) (Saturday, March 25, 2017)

Salmon options portend a zero salmon fishery in the KMZ

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
The three ocean salmon alternatives that everybody 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 were hoping that if they weren't able to fish the
(More...) (Saturday, March 18, 2017)

Artists: 2018 ODFW art competitions announced

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
 Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2018 Habitat Conservation Stamp, Waterfowl Stamp and Upland Game Bird Stamp art competitions. Collector’s stamps and other promotional materials are produced from first place artwork and each winning artist
(More...) (Friday, March 17, 2017)

Take advantage of free fishing days April 22-23

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Anglers and would-be anglers can enjoy a weekend of free fishing on April 22 and 23. On these two days, Oregonians and visitors can fish, crab and clam for free anywhere in Oregon without a license, tag or endorsement. This free fishing
(More...) (Thursday, March 16, 2017)

Nice Ling on the Tacklebuster

by TYLER TURNER / Tacklebuster Sportfishing
Captain Tyler Turner checked in from the Tacklebuster late last night. We had a really nice day on the water. We had excellent fishing this morning! Almost finished up on rockfish and we have lots of Lingcod on
(More...) (Sunday, March 12, 2017)

Tacklebuster Update

by TYLER TURNER / Tacklebuster Sportfishing
Captain Tyler Turner checked in this afternoon from the Tacklebuster out of Dockside Charters in Depoe Bay, OR. Today we had 13 anglers catch 26 Lingcod (limits) up to 31 pounds and 75 Rockfish too! We have a trip departing
(More...) (Saturday, March 11, 2017)

Break in the rain a blessing for steelhead anglers

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
The miracle winter of 2016/17 has been very stingy when it comes to providing us with extended periods of dry weather. I think I can probably count them on one hand. So when the rain relents, even for a few
(More...) (Wednesday, March 8, 2017)

Keno Dam Bow

by CHAD WOODS / Oregon Fish Reports
Angler Victor Arriola checked in with ORFR before the end of 2016. Check out this nice 28 inch Rainbow Trout Victor caught. "I caught this nice Rainbow Trout using a Panther Martin (spinner bait) fishing the Klamath RIver
(More...) (Wednesday, February 1, 2017)

Chetco River steelhead fishing Brookings Oregon

by DAVE JACOBS / Dave Jacobs Professional Guide Service
There have been many steelhead fishing options now that the rivers have dropped into fishable shape. One of the better North coast steelhead fishing rivers is the Chetco River near Brookings Oregon. The Chetco River has had great
(More...) (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

Chetco River Steelhead Report

by MIKE RASMUSSEN / Mikes Guide Service
Fishing Guide Mike Rasmussen checked in from Mike’s Guide Service today. We fished the Chetco River and fun was had by all. The conditions are changing daily and we have been moving between the Chetco and the Smith
(More...) (Saturday, January 28, 2017)

Chetco River Salmon

by PHIL DESAUTELS / Phil's Smiling Salmon Guide Service
Once we thought that all the King Salmon had already went up river and new batch of them has showed up, Fishing was real good this morning on the Chetco River. We hooked 4 and landed 3 and saw a
(More...) (Saturday, December 3, 2016)

ODFW Weekly Recreational Report

by OR DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE STAFF / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Take family and friends fishing for free on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26. It’s a free fishing weekend in Oregon and no licenses, tags or endorsements will be required to fish anywhere in the state. Some good bets include: Thanksgiving often marks
(More...) (Friday, November 25, 2016)

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