News, Outdoors

Oregon’s big game regulations open for discussion before Sept. 13 decision

Residents have an opportunity to comment on proposed changes to Oregon’s big game regulations at a series of meetings around the state in July. Some of the proposals are sweeping changes, and hunters need to be heard. This will be the only chance to comment before the Commission enacts rulemaking at the Sept. 13 meeting in Gold Beach.
One proposal would make spikes legal in the general western Oregon buck season and illegal in controlled 600-series antlerless hunts. Another would create a new general season antlerless elk damage tag.
Other proposed changes include:
Longer, later seasons for pronghorn . . .