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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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Family fishing is coming to Waldport on Saturday, May 19 when the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and First Baptist Church of Waldport host a family fishing event at Eckman Lake. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for youth ages 17 and younger.  Each participant will be able to catch two rainbow trout from a fish enclosure stocked with...
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Horse Hunt Calling
by Frank Biggs, MAY 17, 2018

If you have never used horses to hunt elk or deer, you should give it a shot;  it is one of those “ life experiences” of a lifetime!    My  first such experience was set for a Mule deer hunt in the Steens Mountains of S.E. Oregon. “Let’s rent a couple of horses so we can hunt the East Rim of the Steens,”...
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