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Avoid penalties, report hunt results by Jan. 31

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Any hunter who purchased 2016 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31, 2017 for most tags. Hunters are required to report on each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey
(More...) (Sunday, January 15, 2017)

Snow melt raises rivers to flood stage

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
What happened last week to northern California and southern Oregon rivers was somewhat similar to Isaac Newton's supposed gravitational quotation where he's been loosely quoted to say, "Whatever comes up must come down." Tada! The law of gravity was explained. Only
(More...) (Saturday, January 14, 2017)

ODFW Weekly Recreational Report

by ODFW / Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Ice fishing is heating up (that’s the fishing, not the ice) Recent reports of good ice fishing in several lake/reservoirs such as Diamond, Fish, Mann and Kinney lakes, Lake of the Woods, and Chickahominy and Bull Prairie reservoirs. Conditions can change rapidly,
(More...) (Thursday, January 12, 2017)

Flat seas and aggressive lingcod beckon salty dogs

by LARRY ELLIS / MyOutdoorBuddy.com
Seas as flat as a sheet of liquid mercury beckoned anglers to trip the lingasaur fantastic out of the Port of Brookings Harbor last week.  The extra-calm ocean conditions also tempted a few surfperch aficionados to slay the fatted redtail
(More...) (Saturday, January 7, 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)

Steelhead season set to explode on coastal rivers

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
North Coast rivers are likely seeing the last of the late fall-run salmon push in this week as all of the rivers are back on the drop following last weekend’s storms. The majority of these late-season kings have already made
(More...) (Thursday, December 1, 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)

Rivers are expected to go big

by KENNY PRIEST / Fishing the North Coast
All of the North Coast rivers, other than the Smith, were running high and dirty as of Wednesday. And the Smith will soon follow suit. The approaching storms, which should hit around dinner time on Thursday, could potentially bring another
(More...) (Wednesday, November 23, 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
(More...) (Wednesday, November 23, 2016)

Depoe Bay Update

by TYLER TURNER / Tacklebuster Sportfishing
Captain Ty Turner checked in from the Tacklebuster out of Depoe Bay. Ty said, "Fish on guys! Excellent Ling Cod bite going on with this high pressure system and fast currents. Close to a limit of rockfish and 15-20
(More...) (Saturday, July 30, 2016)

Depoe Bay Halibut

by TYLER TURNER / Tacklebuster Sportfishing
Captain Ty Turner checked in from the Tacklebuster out of Depoe Bay, OR. We had a 60 pound inshore Halibut caught today while bottom fishing!! Close to a limit of rockfish, 20-25 ling cod and 63 crab for 7 pots.
(More...) (Monday, June 6, 2016)

So Oregon Steelhead Update

by CHRIS CARSON / Caron's Guide Service
Winter Steelhead fishing here in Southern Oregon has still been going strong!!! Whether you like to use conventional gear or fly fishing gear, both techniques have been working really good!! We will be fishing for Winter Steelhead until the third
(More...) (Wednesday, March 9, 2016)

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