Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


2019 Exposure Shows
by Joe Pate, JANUARY 18, 2019

Angler Wall of Fish • Giant Fish Tank • Kid’s Fishing Pond • Archery Range • Shooting Gallery Guides from Alaska to Africa • Legends of the Oregon Record Book • Head & Horns Competition  46th annual EUGENE BOAT & SPORTSMEN'S SHOW presented by Bi-Mart February 1-3, 2019 Lane Events Center Eugene, Oregon 23rd annual SPORTSMEN'S & OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOW presented by Bi-Mart February 15-17, 2019 Douglas County Fairgrounds Roseburg, Oregon 19th annual SPORTSMEN'S...
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Fall Klamath King Returns Were Up In 2018
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Klamath River - Upper - CA

Last fall produced some of the best king salmon fishing on both the Klamath and Trinity Rivers in recent memory, and the preliminary number of returning kings seem to reflect just that. While we’re still not back up to average runs sizes, we’re headed in the right direction. The CDFW predicted a river run size of 91,873 in 2018, and...
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Support Naturalist William E. Simpson's Nomination to the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Greetings from Wildhorse Ranch: My name is William E. Simpson II and I am seeking your nomination to the BLM Wild Horse And Burro Advisory Board as the 'Humane Advocate'.  The BLM is seeking nominations to their Advisory Board for wild horses and burros.  And of course, some of the long-time activists have thrown their hats into the ring.  As the author of the...
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On February 16, friends, associates, fellow fishermen, and dignitaries gathered at the Bodega Marine Lab in Bodega Bay to honor lifelong salmon fisherman and salmon advocate Victor Gonella with a Salmon Conservation Lifetime Achievement Award. Gonella also received recognition from the US House of Representatives and the California State Legislature for outstanding contributions to conservation of California king salmon. Victor Gonella is the...
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ODFW is looking for someone with experience in forestry to serve as a landowner representative on the statewide Access and Habitat Board. Apply by March 1 using the statewide board application found at dfw.state.or.us/lands/ah/get_involved.asp Send your application to the Oregon Department of Forestry, ATTN: Peter Daugherty, State Forester, 2600 State Street, Salem, OR 97301 or fax to (503) 945-7212 by March 1,...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking qualified applicants to fill two soon to be vacant positions on the Fish Restoration and Enhancement (R and E) Program Board. Interested individuals must apply by March 31, 2019. One position represents sport fishing interests and the other represents salmon troll fishing interests on the R and E Board. The ideal Sport Fishing...
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