ODFW—Santiam River anglers should be aware of a new regulation in effect this year to protect threatened wild winter steelhead.
ODFW— staff are planning to propose changes to the 2022 archery elk seasons to better manage elk populations and hunting pressure in popular units.
ODFW– The high level of domoic acid in Clatsop Beach razor clams is due to a perfect storm of harmful algal blooms (HABs), weather, ocean currents, and the clams’ own physiology. A lack of available food for the clams, a common phenomenon in fall and winter, is also to blame.
ODFW—Wildlife agencies are urging pet and aquariumstores to remove “Betta Buddy Marimo Ball,” a moss plant for aquariums, after invasive zebra mussels were discovered inside the product.
ODFW— A second mule deer has died and at least three more were injured after being struck with blow gun darts within the Burns city limits over the last four months. The Oregon Hunters Association is offering $1,000 in reward money for information leading to a citation.
ODFW– Youth turkey hunters have a chance to win a one-day guided hunt (and an additional unguided day if needed) on the C2 Cattle Company Ranch during the April 10-11 Youth Turkey Weekend and the General Spring Turkey Season, April 15-May 31.
ODFW– Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington adopted recreational spring Chinook salmon and steelhead seasons for the Columbia River today during a joint state hearing. These regulations modify the current rules which are in effect through Feb. 28 downstream of Bonneville Dam and through March 15 upstream of Bonneville.
ODFW— Oregon’s Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to extend the current closure of the recreational abalone fishery for three years as a precaution.