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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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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While polar bears are often the face of climate change vulnerability, freshwater fish may face just as many or even greater challenges from a shifting climate. Freshwater fish are already among the most imperiled animals on the planet, and climate change represents a major threat to the numerous ecological, cultural, and economic benefits that fish provide. In addition, freshwater habitats such...
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New Regulations for Spring Salmon
Trinity River Fishing
by E.B. Duggan, FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Trinity River

At the Feb. 6th California Fish and Game Commission meeting, the Karuk Tribe and the Salmon River Restoration Council submitted a petition to the Commission suggesting that declining population trends and a low abundance of the Spring Run Chinook salmon makes them vulnerable to extinction. Once a petition for listing a species is presented and accepted by the Commission, emergency...
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