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Eureka Public Marina, Humboldt County
Sights around Humboldt Bay are best viewed from a boat and a kayak lets you explore everywhere.


Family fishing event coming up at St. Louis Ponds
by ODFW, APRIL 18, 2018
St. Louis Ponds

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a family fishing event Saturday, April 21 at St. Louis Ponds near Woodburn from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ponds will be stocked with rainbow trout shortly before the event. ODFW will provide equipment including rods, reels and bait for use on a first-come, first-served basis. Angling education instructors and volunteers...
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Recreational Salmon Seasons Set for 2018
by CDFW, APRIL 18, 2018
Sacramento River

The recreational salmon seasons have been set for 2018, and it appears to be a mixture of good news and bad for California anglers. Klamath River fall run Chinook are likely to be one of the better fishing opportunities due to higher returns that will support both ocean and inland salmon seasons. But returns for Sacramento River fall run Chinook...
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Let the Squirrel Wars begin!!!
by Lorissa Soriano, APRIL 18, 2018

The Special Ops Department of Squirrel Eradicators (D.O.S.E.), in partnership with the Reconnaissance Division of Varmint Hunters (D.O.V.H.) stationed in Modoc County, is currently looking for new recruits and fast shooters to join them as they prepare to do battle with rogue Spermophilus terrorist organizations who have been threatening to destroy farm and ranch lands throughout the County.  The D.O.S.E. and...
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A volunteer angler education training, previously offered May 5 in Hillsboro by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, has been cancelled. Angler and hunter education and other outdoor skills courses are offered through ODFW’s Outdoor Program. For a schedule of upcoming opportunities, visit ODFW’s Workshops & Events page at myodfw.com. ...
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 Boating season is starting and people hauling both motorized and non-motorized boats must stop at watercraft inspection stations opening around Oregon next week. Large orange “Boat Inspection Ahead” signs followed by “Inspection Required for All Watercraft” alert motorists. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife inspection stations in Ashland and Ontario are now open year-round. Stations open today in Brookings, Klamath Falls,...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will award five South Coast bay clam dive permits May 1, 2018 at ODFW headquarters in Salem. South Coast permits are only valid in Oregon estuaries south of Heceta Head. “The commercial bay clam dive fishery in Oregon is limited to 15 permits—10 coastwide permits and five south coast permits,” said Linda Lytle, license service manager...
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