Headline News from Northern California & Southern Oregon


How to Apply to Become a Warden Cadet?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Question: I spoke to a lieutenant in 2015 at Sacramento Police Department’s “Links to Law Enforcement” job fair. I kept his business card with the informational pamphlet since I am still very interested in a career with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). I am reaching out to you now because I will be graduating from a California State...
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Public meetings on 2018 recreational Pacific halibut fisheries
by ODFW, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Columbia River

ODFW will host two public meetings on the 2018 recreational Pacific halibut fisheries next week: Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m., North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave, North Bend Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m, ODFW Marine Resources Program conference room, 2040 SE Marine Science Dr., Newport. ODFW staff are holding the meetings to seek input on two changes to the 2018 recreational halibut...
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Freshwater regulation changes coming in 2018
Kenny Priest
by Kenny Priest, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

Humboldt County Coast

On September 1, The California Fish and Game Commission released to the public a list of proposed freshwater regulation changes for 2018. The changes coming down the pipeline are fairly significant, and could impact several angling user groups on the North Coast. The regulation changes will be voted upon at the Commission meeting begin held in San Diego on December...
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ODFW Recreation Report
by ODFW, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Cooler temperatures boost fishing prospects Rainfall and cooler temperatures are improving fishing prospects all over the state as cooler temperatures and improved flows give fish a reason to become more active. Trout stocking has resumed at several locations, fall salmon fishing is peaking on the Columbia and coastal streams. Still, in the aftermath of recent forest fires it may still...
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Registration Is Open for Sandhill Crane Tours
by CDFW, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

The online registration period is now open for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) popular Sandhill Crane Wetland Tours at the Woodbridge Ecological Reserve near Lodi in San Joaquin County. Online registration is required to participate in these late-afternoon guided tours, which start in October and run through February. The tours take place the first through third Saturdays and...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) seeks public comments on two separate requests to provide exemptions from the state’s fish passage requirements. Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) owns and manages these culverts. Comments are due by October 9, 2017. ODOT plans to repair two culverts located on OR 34 (Alsea Highway) at mile posts 4.2 and 8.7 in Lincoln County...
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