ODFW Recreation Report

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Updated hunting and wildlife viewing reports

This week you’ll find updates to the wildlife viewing report and the first updates for the 2021 hunting seasons.

Find the latest fishing regulation updates

They’re always at the top of the Recreation Report in the zone where they’re happening.

2020-21 game bird hunting forecast

A look at the upcoming hunting season for upland and migratory game birds.

Tips for e-tagging

The ODFW electronic licensing system makes it easy to tag your salmon, steelhead and halibut, as well your deer, elk and turkey on your phone. Here are some tips for making it go smoothly.

Limited wild coho seasons open Sept. 15

Wild coho retention seasons will open Sept. 15 in the Tillamook, Nestucca, Siletz and Coos basins. See the regulation update sections at the top of the NW and SW zones.

Fall trout stocking

Trout stocking is schedule to resume a little later this month in some locations. There may be some changes to the published schedule due to poor water conditions in some places. Be sure the check the Rec Report for the latest updates.

More Reports

Limited coastal wild coho seasons set to open Sept. 15

SALEM, Ore. – Wild coho seasons in four coastal river basins (Tillamook, Nestucca, Siletz, and Coos) will be open beginning...... Read More

OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Reports
for Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
: ODFW announces changes to Pacific halibut sport fishery
Snake River: Reduced steelhead bag limit for Oregon’s Snake River