Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon

Clear Lake, Lake County
Bass fishing is a very popular sport but only a handful of anglers manage to catch the big ones.


 


ODFW’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet by conference call on Friday, March 2 from 9 a.m.-noon. The agenda includes review of an emergency request for monitoring on the Chetco River following the recent fire and discussions related to R and E Program planning efforts. Members of the public listen in to the meeting from the Steelhead Room at ODFW Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr....
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The Magic of Plastic
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

Chetco River

With the Chetco River flowing at just about 1,000 cfs and dropping, and low flow rates of other rivers like the lower Rogue and California’s Smith rivers, anglers are temporarily giving up on catching steelhead and are heading for the ocean in search of bottom fish such as rockfish, greenling and lingcod. And while it is true that a lot of...
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You don’t have to own hiking boots or a fishing pole, or have a degree in environmental science to help wildlife. A click of your mouse or a stroke of your pen can help the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) protect—or even save—California’s native sea otters and other rare, threatened and endangered animal and plant species. When you prepare...
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ODFW releases extra trout for upcoming Free Fishing Weekend
by ODFW, FEBRUARY 17, 2018
Henry Hagg Lake

More than 20,000 extra trout were released at two Willamette Valley locations this week in preparation for the upcoming Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon. Fishing, crabbing, and clamming are free on Saturday and Sunday of President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 17-18. The extra fish were released at Henry Hagg Lake near Forest Grove and Junction City Pond near Eugene. They include 8-inch “legals,” 13-inch “pounders,” and two-pound-plus...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for projects under its Fiscal Year 2018-19 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN). The PSN and online grant application are online at wildlife.ca.gov/Grants/FRGP/Solicitation. Applications must be submitted online by Friday, March 30, 2018 at 5 p.m. CDFW will also hold a series of public workshops to assist applicants in...
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Is a Photo of My Fishing License Good Enough?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, FEBRUARY 15, 2018



Question: I have a picture of my current fishing license and hunting license on my phone (as well as my driver’s license). That shows all of the legal stamps, stars and stripes that might be required for what I am doing legally. As far as a game warden is concerned, would that work as proof that I have a license? It...
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