Expect heat-related restrictions to impact fishing, trout stocking

FRANK ARMENDARIZ/CHRONICLE PHOTOAt low tide, a stairway leads to a sandy beach and shellfish flats.

As Oregon begins to reopen I was intending to write up beat news and I will get to that in a bit. As I prepared this article we experienced the hottest day in Oregon history. That came on the heels of the driest year in recent times that now has most of our state in the grips of an extreme drought. Responding to those conditions, the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife last week stated that by July 1 . . .