Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) will be hosting cannabis permitting workshops in Fortuna, Redway and Ukiah in late August and early September. Workshops are open to cannabis cultivators, consultants and anyone with an interest in the topic. There is no cost to attend. Each workshop will include presentations by CDFW and...
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The first of two opening days of California’s dove hunting season is fast approaching. This year’s season for mourning dove, white-winged dove, spotted dove and ringed turtle dove will run from Saturday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 15 statewide, followed by a second hunt period, Saturday, Nov. 10 through Monday, Dec. 24. Mourning dove and white-winged dove have a daily bag limit if 15,...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is encouraging all Californians to give fishing a try for free on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. CDFW annually offers two Free Fishing Days, typically around the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends (the first in 2018 was held July 7). On these two designated days, people can fish without having to buy a sport...
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Wide-open tuna bite off the North Coast
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, AUGUST 23, 2018

Eureka Coast

Tuna fishing remains all the rage on the North Coast. While Eureka took their turn at the tuna last Wednesday, boats launching from Fort Bragg and Shelter Cove have had their way with the longfins the last couple days. The warm water was as close in as 20 miles from Fort Bragg on Tuesday, but it sounds like the fish...
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ODFW will host a meeting with Wolf Plan stakeholders on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Dalles Screen Shop, 3561 Klindt Drive. Stakeholders deeply involved with the Wolf Plan update have been invited to attend. The topic of the meeting will be the Wolf Plan, which has been undergoing a review and update. Earlier this year, Fish and Wildlife Commissioners decided...
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ODFW Weekly Recreation Report Highlights
by ODFW, AUGUST 22, 2018

Remember to buy your archery tags General archery deer and elk seasons start this Saturday, and you must buy your tags before the season starts. And if you’re waiting for rifle season, why not buy your tag now while we’re reminding you? Include fishing in your holiday weekend plans Sept. 1-2 is a Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon – you can fish, crab or clam...
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