Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


Feather River Hatchery Fish Ladder to Open Sept. 14
by CDFW, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
Feather River

The fish ladder at Feather River Hatchery in Oroville will open Friday, Sept. 14, signaling the start of the spawning season on the Feather River. California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) hatchery workers will open the gates in the ladder about 8 a.m. and will take more than 3 million spring-run eggs and 12 million fall-run eggs over the next two months in...
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Columbia River closes to all salmon fishing after Wednesday
by ODFW, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018
Columbia River

With fall Chinook salmon returns to the Columbia River tracking well below preseason predictions, fishery managers announced yesterday the Columbia River from the mouth at Buoy 10 to the Hwy 395 Bridge near Pasco, Washington will close for angling and retention of all salmon and steelhead at 12:01 am Thursday, Sept. 13. As of Sept. 10, a total of 105,795 adult fall Chinook...
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News Release from Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office Posted on FlashAlert: September 11th, 2018 3:40 PM CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: Ms. Bober's missing status was reported to the Gresham Police Department on September 7, 2018.  It was reported that Ms. Bober had not been seen/heard from since August 29, 2018. The Hunchback Mountain trailhead is closed until further notice with additional closures possible. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body...
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Big game hunters throughout California are eagerly anticipating the 2018 general hunting seasons. While deer are by far the most frequently hunted big game species in California, many hunters also enjoy fair chase of bear, elk and bighorn. Some of the seasons for these species are already underway, but the majority will open over the next month. The upcoming general season opening...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 24 projects to receive funding from its Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Prop. 1) Restoration Grant Programs. The awards, totaling $27.8 million, were made under CDFW’s 2018 Prop. 1 Restoration Grant Programs Resiliency, Recovery and Response Proposal Solicitation Notice. Of the $27.8 million, approximately $23.9...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) wants to remind deer hunters to check for wildfire-related closures before heading to their favorite hunting spots for the general deer season, which is set to open in many parts of the state Saturday, Sept. 15. Deer season is already underway in California’s A and B4 zones along the coast and many coastal deer...
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