The forecasts mark the starting point for developing the 2015 salmon fishing seasons. The public is encouraged to participate throughout the process by attending various meetings and by using a new online commenting tool, said Ron Warren, fisheries policy lead for WDFW.
The good news is that FMCV is also reporting that the “first true spring Chinook” of the year has now been recorded.
Good thing Rep. Brian Blake is built to pack out elk — he’s been taking some body blows of late.
Oregon legislators are correctly considering banning drones for fishing and hunting, as well as outlawing their use to track critters or harass sportsmen. As it becomes cheaper and cheaper to own the unmanned aerial vehicles and GoPro-style cameras, and all sorts of folks begin to think about how to pair them, Beaver State lawmakers are […]
Our first drift in 100 feet of water produced double hook-ups of black bass, and we soon started to put a healthy dent in our 35-fish boat limit.
In Oregon, big game tags and hunting seasons are managed under 67 Wildlife Management Units originally established in the 1950s. But these boundaries may not align with current mule deer behavior.
State fish managers will consider proposed rules submitted by the public for any fish species except salmon, so long as they apply specifically to the freshwater areas of the Puget Sound and coast, including their rivers, streams or lakes.
But the peak of shed hunting season in late winter/early spring also coincides with tougher weather and less forage availability for big game, making it a vulnerable time for wildlife
The Capital Press summarized the changes to the original bill as adding “another layer of environmental review, which could increase the cost and delay when game managers will finish their review.”
According to the annual report says, while the number of depredations decreased in 2014, the number of livestock killed by wolves increased and included two cows and 30 sheep, the most since 2009.
“Strongly” supported by the agency as the “better vehicle” for addressing concerns about building numbers of the predators in Northeast Washington, the bill was sponsored by Sen. Brian Dansel, R-Republic, who told the Ways & Means Committee during a public hearing Monday afternoon it was “really important” in his district.