Rainfall totals have anglers scrambling

The weather on the coast has been spectacular this fall, but the lack of rain has many salmon and winter steelhead anglers strolling the beaches with an eye to the west, hoping for a major change. We need rain! FRANK ARMENDARIZ Photo/Frank Armendariz

I spoke with John Spangler and Jeff Ziller a couple of weeks back – district biologists for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Jeff manages the Southern Willamette district (I shared that conversation in my last report) and John is responsible for managing the fisheries of . . .

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