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Bass Fishing Basics – Part I
by Gary Heffley, MAY 20, 2018

(This is part 1 of a 4 part series on Bass Fishing Basics)  It may be a toss-up between bass and trout as to which is the most popular for anglers in the north state but nationwide, bass fishing has become an industry onto its own. What’s more, the popularity of bass angling stretches to such locations as Japan, Mexico,...
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Razor clamming now open from Cascade Head to Yachats River
by ODFW, MAY 20, 2018
Columbia River

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the reopening of razor clamming from Cascade Head to the mouth of the Yachats River as domoic acid levels have dropped below the alert level. The opening means razor clamming is now open from the Columbia River to the mouth of the Yachats River and...
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Salmon Season Opens in the Oregon KMZ Today, May 19
Southern Oregon
by Larry Ellis, MAY 19, 2018

Port of Brookings Harbor

Fishing for salmon in the ocean, specifically in the Oregon KMZ will kick off today, May 19. The very liberal 100-day season lasting through August 26 can be likened to summer vacation.  You know that the last day of school is coming, and that first day of the vacation seems like it will last forever. Then, when the end of summer vacation is...
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The Bureau of Land Management today announced the launch of the Wild Horse and Burro “Online Corral”—a new website focused on connecting the American public with wild horses and burros available for adoption or purchase. The BLM also announced the 2018 wild horse and burro event schedule, featuring nearly 70 events nationwide that focus on placing wild horses and burros in...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) Bay Delta Region is relocating its headquarters -- including its License Sales Office -- from Napa to Fairfield in June. CDFW’s License Sales Office along the Silverado Trail in Napa will close permanently on Wednesday, June 13 at 4:30 p.m. CDFW’s new License Sales Office in Fairfield will open to the public Friday, June 15 at...
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The bats have returned! The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is welcoming back the largest colony of Mexican free-tailed bats in California. The bats return each summer to give birth to their young and soar over the floodplain in a nightly bug-eating bonanza. The public is invited to experience this amazing event as thousands of bats...
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