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Oregon Wolf Numbers Grow Nearly 10 Percent To Minimum Winter Count Of 173

Oregon Wolf Numbers Grow Nearly 10 Percent To Minimum Winter Count Of 173

State wildlife biologists counted 173 wolves in Oregon this past winter, a 9.5 percent increase over last year’s count of ...
More Details Posted On Washington 2021-22 Salmon Fisheries

More Details Posted On Washington 2021-22 Salmon Fisheries

With North of Falcon wrapping up late last week, WDFW is now beginning to post the agreed-to 2021-22 Chinook, coho, ...
Donate Scale From Diamond Lake Whopper, Maybe Win $50

Donate Scale From Diamond Lake Whopper, Maybe Win $50

Diamond Lake anglers who harvest rainbow trout over 20 inches can help ODFW maintain the lake’s quality fishery by providing ...
SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

SW WA, Columbia Fishing Report (4-19-21)

John Day Pool – 35 boats/89 rods kept 333 walleye and released 133 walleye. ...

Quillayute, Sol Duc To Open May 1 For Springers

Reason for action: Allows sport harvest opportunity for hatchery spring Chinook as agreed to under the 2021 co-management Harvest Agreement for ...
WDFW: Despite ‘Difficult Times For Salmon … There Should Still Be Some Good Opportunities’ For Anglers

WDFW: Despite ‘Difficult Times For Salmon … There Should Still Be Some Good Opportunities’ For Anglers

Despite a strong projected coho return to the state’s ocean waters, this year’s Washington salmon seasons largely reflect continued low ...
Oregon, Washington Ocean Salmon Seasons Adopted

Oregon, Washington Ocean Salmon Seasons Adopted

The Pacific Fishery Management Council has adopted ocean salmon season recommendations for 2021. The seasons provide recreational and commercial opportunities ...
Low Waters At 2 Southern Oregon Lakes Lead To Rogue Valley Trout Stocking Changes

Low Waters At 2 Southern Oregon Lakes Lead To Rogue Valley Trout Stocking Changes

In response to very low water levels at Howard Prairie and Hyatt reservoirs, ODFW is moving planned rainbow trout ...
More Washington Coast Waters Reopening For Crabbing

More Washington Coast Waters Reopening For Crabbing

Effective immediately, recreational Dungeness crab fisheries on the Washington coast from areas south of Point Chehalis will reopen to crab ...
Pikeminnow Reward Season Begins Early For Columbia Point Anglers; 6 New Temp Stations Coming Too

Pikeminnow Reward Season Begins Early For Columbia Point Anglers; 6 New Temp Stations Coming Too

Registered anglers fishing near the Tri-Cities, Washington, can fish and turn in northern pikeminnow beginning April 19 as part of ...
WDFW Commission To Hold Special Meeting On Coastal Steelhead Issues

WDFW Commission To Hold Special Meeting On Coastal Steelhead Issues

Washington Fish and Wildlife Commissioners will hold a special public meeting next week via Zoom to talk about this past ...
Starkey Forest Elk Tags Reduced; Study Looking At Wapiti Impacts To Mule Deer

Starkey Forest Elk Tags Reduced; Study Looking At Wapiti Impacts To Mule Deer

The number of elk tags available for two hunts in Starkey Experimental Forest this fall will be reduced from what ...
3 Washington Anglers Fined, Banned As Many As 10 Years From Fishing In Canada

3 Washington Anglers Fined, Banned As Many As 10 Years From Fishing In Canada

On February 24, 2021, Washington State residents Bradley Wolgamott, Geoffrey Hoover, and Jonathan Magee, plead guilty in Campbell River Provincial ...
New Idaho C&R Steelhead Record Set

New Idaho C&R Steelhead Record Set

The fish measured 39.25 inches long - beating Samuel Brumbaugh\'s previously held record by 1.25 inches. ...
WDFW Commission Sets 2021-23 Hunting Regs, Updates Hatchery And Prospecting Policies, Denies Hoh Petition

WDFW Commission Sets 2021-23 Hunting Regs, Updates Hatchery And Prospecting Policies, Denies Hoh Petition

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the 2021-23 hunting rules package and a new Anadromous Salmon and Steelhead Hatchery ...