Boat inspection stations open around Oregon

ODFW aquatic invasive technicians decontaminate a pontoon boat at the owner’s residence.  Boating season is starting and people hauling both motorized and non-motorized boats must stop at watercraft inspection stations opening around Oregon next week. Look for large, orange ”Boat Inspection Ahead” signs followed by ”Inspection Required for All Watercraft”[Read More…]

Spring turkey season begins April 15

All you need to spring turkey hunt is camo, a call and a shotgun. A hen or jake decoy can also improve your odds. You can hunt for six weeks (April 15 to May 31) anywhere in the state. Spring turkey hunting is general season, and anyone can purchase a[Read More…]

Fish evacuees leave Leaburg, other hatcheries

Coho evacuated from Cascade to Leaburg Hatchery after the Eagle Creek Fire last September were released into the Lostine River in northeast Oregon last week. JEFF YANKE-OREGON DEPT. OF FISH & WILDLIFE Many of the 1.75 million juvenile fish evacuated from Cascade Hatchery in Cascade Locks after last year’s Eagle[Read More…]

Entire Oregon coast now open for crabbing

OREGONLIVE.COM The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announce that recreational and commercial crabbing is now open from Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the California border. Crab samples taken from the area indicate that levels of the marine biotoxin domoic acid have[Read More…]